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2017 News Archives

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TOMPKINS TODAY

Valuable information for minority and women business owners.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates to serve as Chief Executive Officer and Administrative Head of county government, to succeed retiring Administrator Joe Mareane next year.

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.

The Water Resources Council and Environmental Management Council seek new members. 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

Blue-green algae blooms, also known as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms), have been visually identified in the southern end of Cayuga Lake. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has confirmed blooms on each side of the lake. The Tompkins County Health...

The Tompkins County Youth Services Department (TCYSD) supports municipalities and organizations that provide services to young people. The organization provides a behind-the-scenes foundation for youth services in Tompkins County. To celebrate the 40th anniversary, the...

Monday, July 31st, 2017 will be the first meeting of the Tompkins Suicide Prevention Coalition - thanks to collaboration between NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), Tompkins County Mental Health Services (TCMHS), Suicide Prevention & Crisis Services (SPCS), Care...

The Tompkins County Health Department thanks all media outlets that published or broadcast our press release dated July 24, 2017. The owner of the small dog who bit a person in Cayuga Heights came forward so that the Health Department will be able to observe the dog and...

The Legislature’s special Transportation Committee of again today took up the issue of ride-hailing services, which for nearly the past month have been authorized to operate in all of New York State.

As part of that session, the committee heard from officials of...

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reported suspicious blue-green algae blooms, also known as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms), in Cayuga Lake and is currently monitoring. These blooms may be small in size and confined to specific areas of the...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person near the intersection of Hanshaw Road and Blackstone Ave. in Cayuga Heights. The bite occurred Saturday, July 22, 2017, around 8:30 p.m.

The dog is described as a small dog. The dog was one...

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) now has a bus stop outside its front doors. In partnership with Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT), the Health Department is pleased to offer the public easier access to the services provided at TCHD.

“We thank...

The Legislature’s special Jail Study Committee today heard consultants from the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) present their findings from their six-month study related to capacity issues at the Tompkins County Jail.

CGR’s final report, received by the...

Michael Lane, Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature, expressed the County’s deep sorrow and condolences, following a fatal early morning taxi van accident in Cortland County which involved eight Tompkins Cortland Community College students.

One of the students...

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