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The Tompkins County Health Department will be closed Oct. 18, Noon-4:30PM, for staff development. The answering service will receive phone calls.and will notify staff In case of emergency.

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.

Opportunities to serve on several Planning & Sustainability advisory boards. Further details HERE.

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

Today is the 200th anniversary of Tompkins County's founding, and to mark this important milestone, and the launch of the County Bicentennial celebration we reprint here a column authored by Tompkins County Histoian and Tompkins County Bicentennial Commission Co-...

The Legislature set a public hearing for its next meeting on April 18th regarding a proposed new Local Law that would raise the legal age for tobacco sale and purchase. The vote, following close to an hour-and-a-half of discussion, was 10-4, with Legislators Mike Sigler...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Peter Stein was excused), confirmed County Administrator Joe Mareane’s reappointment of Public Health Director Frank Kruppa for a second six-year term. Director Kruppa’s current term expires as of April 11th.

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The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announces its FREE Spring Rabiesclinics for dogs, cats and ferrets. The clinics will be held from 7 PM-9PM on the following dates and at these locations:

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Outdoor enthusiasts have a new resource to find trails in Tompkins County for hiking, biking, skiing, or simply viewing the multitude of gorges and falls in the area. Funded by a grant from the Tompkins County Tourism Program, a new website, called Out on the...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person in the Collegetown area. The bite occurred Sunday night around 9 p.m., March 26, 2017.

Based on information received by the Department, the dog is described as a young, brown, male dog...

Can the U.S. create the healthiest nation in just one generation? The American Public Health Association (APHA) is working on it with the theme “Healthiest Nation 2030” for National Public Health Week (NPHW), April 3–9, 2017.

The APHA notes that while the United...

Representatives of Travis Hyde Properties today presented the Legislature’s Old Library Committee an update on redevelopment of the site of the Old Tompkins County Library, now that the City of Ithaca’s Landmarks Preservation Commission, after many months of review, has...

Friday, April 14, 2017 is the last day for a new voter to postmark a registration form to be eligible to vote in the April 25, 2017 Lansing Village Election.

Sample Ballots for the April 25, Lansing Village Election are now available and can...

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging is once again sponsoring Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week educational program designed to provide the tools needed to balance self-care with caring for a parent, spouse or other loved one with a chronic illness. The...

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