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2016 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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2016 News Archives

The Legislature urged the United States Congress to pass Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation, an initiative designed to support and stimulate the transition away from fossil fuel energy and respond to climate change. The vote was 13-1, with Legislator Dooley Kiefer...

The Legislature, by a vote of 12-2 (Legislators Mike Sigler and Jim Dennis voted no), scheduled a second public hearing on a Local Law to amend the County Charter. The proposed amendments result from more than two years of review by the special Charter Review Committee,...

National Influenza Vaccination Week highlights the importance of flu vaccination for the best protection against the flu. Getting a flu vaccination in December or later will still provide protection this flu season. Melissa Gatch, Supervising Community Health Nurse notes...

A free, wide-ranging public summit examining the challenges of Tompkins County’s housing situation and exploring community-based solutions begins Wednesday night, November 30th, with an interactive kickoff event at Ithaca High School’s Kulp Auditorium.

As part of...

A workshop on "Legal and Financial Planning for Family Caregivers” will be presented on Thursday, December 1 from Noon - 1:30 PM at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 214 W. Martin Luther King, Jr./State Street in Ithaca.

Marcie...

Due to inclement weather, curbside recycling collection MAY BE DELAYED today, Monday, November 21st. All routes are running behind, and streets and roads not serviced today will be attempted tomorrow, Tuesday, November 22nd.

Residents should leave their recyclable...

The Tompkins County Legislature’s Old Library Committee today received a status update regarding redevelopment of the site of the Old Tompkins County Library from preferred developer Travis Hyde Properties. The project continues to be under review by the Ithaca Landmarks...

The County Legislature’s Public Safety Committee today recommended the Legislature take the steps necessary to proceed with a Law Enforcement Shared Services Study, including selection of a consultant to perform the study. The shared services study will examine...

Ending two-and-a-half months of deliberation and review, the Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County’s 2017 budget and the capital program for the next five years. The budget was approved by a 13-1 vote, with Legislator Dooley Kiefer voting no.

The...

By two separate votes of 13-1 (Legislator Dooley Kiefer dissenting), the Legislature authorized an amendment to the five-year Capital Program to acquire and install a jet bridge at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, and also a bond resolution authorizing the issuance of...

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