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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 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

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee, in their third night of review of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2014 County Budget, heard seven more presentations from County departments and agencies.

Presenting tonight were the Airport,...

The County Legislature, after nearly three hours of thoughtful discussion, approved three resolutions that pave the way for potential sale of the last County-owned parcel on the former Biggs Complex land on West Hill and development of 60 units of affordable housing in...

Legislators voted unanimously to accept a $150,000 State Archives Shared Services Grant, awarded to the Tompkins County Clerk's Office, to extend the County's Electronic Document Management System to four more county municipalities--'the City of Ithaca, and the Towns of...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, set the public hearing date for the 2014 Tentative Budget and the County's Capital Plan for the next five years. The hearing will be held Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m., and will take place at County Legislative Chambers, located at...

Tompkins County will be updating its 2004 Comprehensive Plan by 2014 and needs the input of residents, as well as local employees, and employers, to help develop the scope of the Plan. The County has released an online survey at...

The Legislature's Government Operations Committee has recommended that the Legislature accept, but not adopt, recommendations of a County work group following a four-month study of how the County's decade-old Livable Wage Policy should apply to County contracts. The...

In their second night of deliberations Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard seven more department and agency presentations, as they review County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2014 County Budget.

The 2014 Recommended Budget, with...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane's recommended 2014 County Budget, hearing their first six presentations from County departments. The committee is scheduled to meet nine times between now and the...

Are you considering whether or not to get a flu shot this year? Here's an easy answer: Everyone, Every Year (Everyone over the age of 6 months). This is the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Tompkins County Health Department (...

Doug Lewis, manager of the Air Traffic Control Tower in Ithaca, this week was presented with the 2013 "Manager of the Year" award in a special ceremony at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.

Doug has been a controller in Ithaca since May 2001, previously...

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