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The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed Oct. 18, Noon-4:30PM, for staff development. The answering service will receive phone calls.and will notify staff In case of emergency.

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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

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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2012 News Archives

The following Youth Services meetings are cancelled:

October 29th - Tompkins County Youth Services Board Meeting from 5-6:30pm
October 30th - Municipal Youth Services Meeting for Municipalities from 9-11am

With Hurricane Sandy getting closer, winds here are increasing and forecast to strengthen further between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m., with strong, sustained winds expected to last for several hours, the peak expected between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m.

The latest update from the...

Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the Southern New Jersey coast earlier this evening and is no longer classified as a hurricane, currently having merged with another weather system and decreased speed to become what is called a "superstorm."

While winds have...

As Hurricane Sandy advances up the East Coast, Tompkins County and the City of Ithaca continue to advise residents to take precautionary measures to protect themselves from effects of the approaching storm. The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response and City of...

The County's 2013 budget process moved forward tonight, as Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane's 2013 Tentative Budget. The amended budget, to be presented to the Legislature in special...

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response is closely monitoring the progress of Hurricane Sandy, with an eye toward preparation for potential local impacts from this storm.

As of the most recent update this morning, the National Weather Service has...

Seven weeks after receiving a recommended 2013 County Budget from County Administrator Joe Mareane, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee began to propose recommended changes to the budget, after hearing presentations from departments and agencies. Twelve...

The Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG) is asking County residents to comment on their experience with cable television service provided by Time Warner Cable to assist municipalities across the County in upcoming franchise agreement negotiations.

At a...

The Tompkins County Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB) is recruiting three new at-large members to begin service in January 2013. Tompkins County residents are invited to submit an application no later than November 1, 2012.

The STPB is a volunteer public...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, set Tuesday, November 13 as the date for the public hearing on the 2013 Tentative Budget and capital plan for the next five years. (Legislators Carol Chock, Kathy Luz Herrera, and Dooley Kiefer were excused.) The hearing will begin at 7:...