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Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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Moody’s Investors Service announced this week it is maintaining Tompkins County’s high municipal bond rating of “Aa1,” among the highest in New York State.

“This stable bond rating will help the County in its upcoming sale of bonds and bond anticipation notes...

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent, Tuesday night confirmed the appointment by County Administrator Jason Molino of Dr. Kenneth Clarke to be the permanent director of the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights.

Dr. Clarke has served as Interim...

Since 1988 the Tompkins County Office of Human Rights’ Annual Arts Competition has engaged K-12 students in classrooms across the County. In advance of International Human Rights Day in December, students learn about the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human...

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Tompkins County Legislature, legislators remained split between two Democrats seeking to lead the body in 2020. As was the case at the Legislature’s organizational meeting two weeks ago, Mike Lane of Dryden and Anna Kelles of Ithaca were...

The Communications Director supports the County Administrator, a part of the Tompkins County leadership team, and is responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive engagement strategy and communication plan that amplifies the County’s priorities and drives...

The Tompkins County Legislature approved, without dissent, a resolution to limit the purchase of Single-use Plastic and Expanded Polystyrene Foam items in County government. These items include dishes, utensils, straws, cups and water bottles, etc.

Legislator...

The Tompkins County Legislature, in its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday night, attempted to elect its Chair and Vice Chair for 2020, but in the end, adjourned the meeting without reaching a decision. The positions of Chair and Vice Chair are filled each year by...

It is flu season and Tompkins County often experiences a peak of flu illness during January and February when holiday travelers return to the area. The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in...

Tompkins County organizations planning celebrations or projects with the potential to attract visitors are invited to apply for financial support from the Tompkins County Tourism Program. Funds are currently available in the following...

December is HIV Awareness Month and as 2020 approaches, it is time to reflect on the goal of ending the AIDS epidemic in New York State. In 2014, Governor Cuomo and the New York State Department of Health launched the “End the Epidemic 2020” campaign to end the infection...

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