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2013 News Archives

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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

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 Tompkins County Health Department will be closed on Thursday,October 26, 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for staff development. The Department answering service will receive phone calls. Appropriate staff will be notified in case of emergency.

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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2013 News Archives

In a nearly three-hour-long session, the Legislature’s Public Safety Committee presented information and responded to questions on the County’s plan to renovate the County Jail and how that relates to county history regarding the jail and Legislature’s commitment to...

The Tompkins County Health Department has released the 2013 – 2017 Community Health Assessment (CHA) and the Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). The CHA is a profile of the current health of Tompkins County residents based on socioeconomic factors, an assessment of...

The Legislature, following the recommendations of its Government Operations and Budget Committees, accepted, but did not adopt, the recommendations of a County work group following an extensive study of how the County’s decade-old Livable Wage Policy should apply to...

The Legislature expressed official appreciation to the volunteer members of its Special Committee on Broadband, as the committee begins to wind down three years of work.  The resolution, approved without dissent (Legislator Will Burbank was excused), expresses the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, adopted a comprehensive County Diversity and Inclusion Policy—a policy that codifies the County’s commitment to “create a workplace environment that is inclusive, and to recruit, retain, and support a workforce that supports the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote took formal action to apportion additional mortgage recording tax proceeds for mass transportation, according to the use for those proceeds approved by New York State.  The Legislature’s action directs the County Clerk to allocate 85%...

The Tompkins County Water Resources Council will host a public meeting to discuss progress with the Cayuga Lake Modeling Project. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 3 at 7:00 PM in the Boynton Middle School cafeteria at 1601 N. Cayuga...

On Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th, the Tompkins County Solid Waste Management Division office will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving. The office will re-open on Monday, December 2nd.

The Recycling and Solid Waste Center will be...

 A workshop on "Legal and Financial Planning for Caregivers” will be presented by Joy Blumkin on Thursday, December 5, 6:30 PM -8 PM at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 214 W. Martin Luther King, Jr./State Street, Ithaca. 

Ms. Blumkin, a local attorney,...

The Hanshaw Road Reconstruction Project is beginning a winter shutdown this week, with traffic restored to the normal two-way traffic pattern.  Work is scheduled to resume in mid-April, with one-way traffic reinstated, and is expected to be completed by August 2014....

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