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2017 News Archives

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Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Dec.15, Details HERE.

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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2017 News Archives

Over one hundred people offered their opinions on the taste of water supplied by seven municipal water treatment plants in Tompkins County, with the Southern Cayuga Lake Intermunicipal Water Commission, commonly known as Bolton Point Water System, receiving the highest...

The Tompkins County Health Department is celebrating National Drinking Water Week by hosting the annual water taste test on Sunday, April 30, from 1:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m. at Streets Alive! on Cayuga Street and Lewis Street. Throughout the day the public is welcome to...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person in the field by Cornell University’s Hurlburt House (Ecology House) on Country Club Road in Ithaca. The bite occurred Monday night around 7 p.m., April 24, 2017. 

The dog is described as...

The Coalition for Safe Medication Disposal will again host a collection event for unwanted medications this Saturday, April 29th. The collection event will take place, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at three locations:

  •  The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, 779...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee heard a procedural status update from the CGR Consulting Group, and reports on services provided at the Tompkins County Jail, as it today continued in its examination of factors contributing to capacity issues at the Jail....

County is recognized for its commitment to reduce energy consumption,
cut costs and drive clean energy in its communities

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) today announced that Tompkins County...

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a reminder that children need vaccines right from the start. Immunization gives parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before they turn 2 years old.

To...

Next week, the County Office for the Aging's Spring "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" classes start. Advance registration is required. If you are someone you know is trying to balance caregiving for a spouse, parent or other relative with self-care and other life...

The Legislature held a public hearing on a proposed Local Law that would raise the legal age for tobacco sale and purchase in Tompkins County. The proposed law mirrors existing public health law, but raises the legal age for sale and purchase from 18 to 21. The proposed...

The Legislature awarded nearly $168,000 in County Room Occupancy funds (nearly 50 separate grants), through four grant programs, in the Spring 2017 round of Tompkins County Tourism Grants, as recommended by the County’s Strategic Tourism Planning Board. The grants were...

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