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2018 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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2018 News Archives

Countless T-shirts and bumper stickers famously proclaim that “Ithaca is Gorges.” Indeed, outdoor recreation was identified as the largest draw of leisure visitors to Tompkins County identified in the 2010 Visitor Profile Study. Considering this natural strength, the...

Have you been tested for HIV? June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and it serves as an important reminder to know your status. Nationwide, about 1 in 7 people who have HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus), do not know. By getting tested, you can keep yourself and your...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person on West Green Street, between Fayette Street and Cayuga Street in the City of Ithaca. The bite occurred Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at approximately 6:50 AM.   

The dog is described as medium...

The Tompkins County Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Henry Granison abstained; Legislator Dan Klein was excused), approved adoption of the Tompkins Cortland Community College operating budget for the coming academic year.  Once again this year, the nearly $40.8...

The Legislature authorized County Administrator Jason Molino to execute a new Memorandum of Understanding with Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD) for economic development services, for the years 2019-2023, succeeding the current agreement which expires at the end of...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Dan Klein was excused), expressed support for a resolution passed by the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, which calls for an increase in the assigned counsel rates in New York State.  The Legislature’s...

A heat advisory is in effect for our area today with temperatures ranging from 95-100 degrees. These extreme temperatures can be dangerous to health.

“Heat stroke and other heat – related illnesses can cause serious health problems,” cautions Frank Kruppa, Public...

Information provided by Tompkins County Area Development,
which provides administrative support to the TCIDA

 

The New York State Authorities Budget Office (ABO) has...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identifies suicide as a leading cause of death in this country, with suicide rates rising in nearly every state—nearly 45,000 lives lost to suicide in 2016, and more than half of people who die by suicide without a known...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management recently installed its eighth public space recycling station at the Wood Street skate park in Ithaca.

The specially-designed bin features receptacles for both trash and single-stream...

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