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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 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 Tompkins County Legislature will hold its annual Community Budget Forum on Wednesday, October 5, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The forum will be held at County Legislature Chambers, located on the second floor of the Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building, 121 E. Court...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard the final scheduled presentations, as they completed their first phase of reviewing County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2017 County budget.

Legislators heard presentations from the County...

Beginning their final week of the presentation phase of their review, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight heard from seven more departments and agencies, as they continue to review County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2017 budget.

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In their third week of deliberations toward next year’s Tompkins County Budget, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight heard eight more budget presentations, as they continue to review County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2017 budget.

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Now is the time to get a flu vaccination.  There are many opportunities in the community for flu vaccination including health care provider offices, pharmacies, and the Tompkins County Health Department. Everyone over the age of six months should be vaccinated every year...

The Legislature approved amendments to County policy reaffirming the commitment of County government to serve all persons without discrimination, and in compliance with requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination based on race...

UPDATE:  The Tompkins County Planning Department has completed its 2014 inventories of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use by the Tompkins County community and Tompkins County government operations.  The Department presented the County Legislature with...

The Legislature authorized the granting of an additional $500,000 in Small Cities and New York State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income funds Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, which administers the county Homeownership Program on behalf of the...

Rabies is a fatal neurologic disease that may be transmitted to humans from infected raccoons, bats, skunks, foxes, dogs, cats and other mammals. Animal bites are the most common method of transmission, but contact with brain or spinal tissues or fluids can also transmit...

The special legislative committee charged with examining capacity issues at the Tompkins County Jail and advising the Legislature on how the County should address those issues, set the stage for the work ahead at the committee’s inaugural session tonight.

The five...

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