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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.

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The Legislature's Public Safety Committee today, by a 5-0 vote, provided an initial recommendation to create a confidential investigator position in the District Attorney's Office. While committee members acknowledged the need, some expressed concern whether funding would...

The Legislature's Government Operations Committee today began to examine a draft proposal for how County the task of County redistricting could be approached, once 2010 Census results are received. It is expected results of last year's once-a-decade Census count will be in...

The Housing Fund - Funding Round 3: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) is now open for the Community Housing Affordability Program and Community Housing Trust Program.

The Housing Fund - that includes both the Community Housing Affordability Program and...

The Tompkins County Community Coalition for Healthy Youth (CCHY) proudly announces its graduation from the National Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Coalition Academy. The graduation ceremony was on February 8th during CADCA"s 21st Annual National...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote accepted more than $30,000 in federal stimulus funds awarded to the Health Department through the New York State Department of Health. The grant provides supplemental funds to offset local costs of administering the Early Intervention...

The Legislature recognized Marcus Wilkinson, a senior at Ithaca's Lehman Alternative Community School as this month's Tompkins County Distinguished Youth. In a nomination letter from LACS principal Joe Greenberg, Wilkinson was recognized as a "lead by example Distinguished...

Calling this "a critical time for counties," Legislature Chair Martha Robertson told her colleagues that representatives of the State's 62 counties attending last week's conference of the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC) were united in their concern about the...

An innovative media campaign was launched today statewide to educate New Yorkers about the effect that tobacco industry products and marketing in stores have on youth smoking. The campaign reflects research that in-store marketing is more powerful than peer pressure, and...

Members of the County Legislature had a chance to communicate their concerns about how the New York State budget could affect Tompkins County, as they met with one of the members of the County's State legislative delegation.

Legislature Chair Martha Robertson,...

Tompkins County's Personnel Office is now offering job-seekers another way to learn about county employment opportunities, through a new page on the social networking site Facebook.

The page may be accessed through the Personnel Department's web site at...

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