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2017 News Archives

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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

Ithaca, NY – In its effort to invest in community-based tourism, the Tompkins County Tourism Program offers grants to local organizations to help promote events and develop visitor attractions and amenities. Tourism Program staff will host a workshop for anyone...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person near the intersection of Hanshaw Road and The Parkway in Cayuga Heights. The bite occurred the morning of Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

The dog is described as a small/medium beagle mix. The dog...

Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has submitted a request to the State Commission of Correction seeking a one-year continuation of a variance allowing the County to operate its jail with 18 beds more than its 82-bed permitted capacity. The request included a commitment...

After a 15-month and extensive nationwide search, the Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) Board of Directors in a special board meeting today announced that it has selected Scot Vanderpool as TCAT’s general manager, effective Fri. Aug. 11.

Vanderpool, who...

Consideration of Tompkins County’s recommended Shared Services Plan moved another step forward today, as the Legislature’s Government Operations Committee, without dissent, endorsed the Plan and sent it on for consideration by the full Legislature.

The Legislature...

More than 40 representatives from local mental health organizations gathered on Monday, July 31, 2017 to launch the Tompkins Suicide Prevention Coalition. The coalition began as a collaboration between the NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), Tompkins County Mental Health...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot in the City of Ithaca.

Beginning August 9th, the drop spot will operate every Wednesday...

The Legislature, without dissent, scheduled for its next meeting a public hearing on a proposed change in the County’s wireless communications surcharge law. The hearing will be held on August 15th, 5:30 p.m., at Legislature Chambers, located at the Governor Daniel D....

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...

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