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2018 News Archives

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Flu illness is now widespread.  Are you vaccinated? Flu vaccine is available at the Health Department by appointment. Call 274-6616.

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.

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2018 News Archives

Tompkins County organizations planning Community Celebrations or projects with potential to draw visitors from outside Tompkins County are invited to apply for financial support from the Tompkins County Tourism Program. Grant guidelines and applications are available at...

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for Central NY from tonight through early Sunday.  Wind Chillis the term used to describe the rate of heat loss from the human body resulting from both low temperatures and wind. ...

Due to the potential for dangerously low wind chill temperatures, six Tompkins County food scraps recycling drop spots will be CLOSED this Saturday, January 6th.

The...

A plan outlining how Tompkins County Department of Social Services (DSS) operates programs to provide employment services for Temporary Assistance and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients is available for public review and comment.

The two-year...

Beginning the new four-year legislative term, the Tompkins County Legislature, in its annual reorganization meeting, elected Martha Robertson Chair or the Legislature for 2018, and Anna Kelles Vice Chair. Robertson was the only member nominated for Chair, and was elected...

The Legislature, in a surprise resolution, recognized Interim County Administrator Paula Younger, who has served as Deputy County Administrator for more than eleven years, for her many and varied important contributions to county government and the people of Tompkins...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, urged its State legislative representatives to repeal regulations of the State Office or Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) that require homeless individuals with modest income seeking support for Temporary Housing Assistance...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, authorized Tompkins County to accept a New York State Interoperable Communications grant award of $738,565—the funds to sustain, maintain, and enhance the County’s interoperable communications system, and to be directed toward...

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