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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.

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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Tompkins County today released the final report from a wide-ranging, six-month-long population study related to capacity issues at the Tompkins County Jail. 

The Tompkins County Legislature late last year retained the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) to...

Tompkins County Public Library Director Susan Currie has announced the July 20 launch of phase two of the 21st Century Library Renovation.

Phase two follows the successful February completion of a full public restroom remodel, the replacement of carpet throughout...

On Wednesday, July 19th, the Tompkins County Shared Services Panel will invite public comment on Tompkins County’s draft county-wide Shared Services Plan.

The public hearing will be held on July 19th, 5:30 p.m., at Tompkins County Legislature Chambers, located at...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane today announced his plan to retire on February 1, 2018. Mareane has served in the Administrator’s position since October 2008, succeeding Stephen Whicher.

Mareane will leave the County after a 37-year career in...

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 Tompkins County Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislators Martha Robertson, Mike Sigler, Peter 
Stein, Glenn Morey were excused), endorsed the Tompkins County Housing Strategy, a wide-ranging plan to address the County’s housing needs through 2025. Prepared...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature adopted a Local Law permitting the Legislature to override the tax levy limit for 2018. (Legislators Martha Robertson, Mike Sigler, Peter Stein, and Glenn Morey were excused.) No one spoke at the public hearing preceding the vote.

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The Legislature considered, but did not yet approve, a recommended name for the Tompkins Trust building on The Commons, being purchased by the County as a new home for the History Center and co-located non-profits. The Project Advisory Committee, made up all partners...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person near Groton Junior/Senior High School on Peru Road. The bite occurred Saturday, July 1, 2017, around 3 p.m.

The dog is described as a black and brown, short haired pit bull or pit bull mix,...

Based on discussion and input received during three months of deliberation, the Tompkins County Shared Services Panel today reached consensus on the first draft of a Tompkins County Shared Services Plan. 

Under New York State’s County-wide Shared Services Property...

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