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See the information and tips HERE from our Tompkins County Health Department.

 The Tompkins County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 is cancelled. The Board will meet next month on Tuesday, August 27 at noon at the Health Department.

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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Nearly five months after it began its work, the County's Independent Redistricting Commission has filed an interim report with the County Legislature, summarizing its activities to date. The Commission is charged with presenting the County Legislature a recommended plan...

On Monday, December 5, the Tompkins County Community Mental Health Services Board and Tompkins County Mental Health Services will host a Memorial Open House in honor of long-time Mental Health Commissioner Bob De Luca, who died last month.

The Open House will...

The Legislature, without dissent, urged passage of proposed State legislation that would implement a multi-year State takeover of the local share of Medicaid over the next eight years. It was noted that State Medicaid is the number one mandate facing counties and is...

Maintaining that county health departments are responsible for ensuring the safety of local drinking water supplies and protecting public health, including the responsibility under pending regulations for water supply testing and investigating complaints related to...

After two-and-a-half months of budget deliberations, the final action took less than ten minutes, as the Tompkins County Legislature tonight adopted the County's 2012 budget and its capital program for the next five years.

The adopted budget is identical to the...

The session was short, the comments appreciative, as the Tompkins County Legislature tonight took comment on the recommended amended County Budget for 2012.

Tonight's formal budget hearing lasted only ten minutes, and four people spoke. All of them, representing...

The first-ever nationwide test of the federal Emergency Alert System (EAS) will be conducted this Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

The nationwide test of the national alert and warning system, similar to local EAS tests that are already...

The County Legislature invites county residents to comment on the County's proposed 2012 budget at a public budget hearing to be held Wednesday, November 9.

The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the County Legislative Chambers, located on the second floor of...

At its eighth meeting, held Tuesday, November 1, Tompkins County's Independent Redistricting Commission, charged with developing a plan to reapportion Tompkins County legislative districts, reduced its active options at this time to four.

Considering the 16...

Young and old alike, 45 applicants were admitted as the newest citizens of the United States of America by the Honorable Robert C. Mulvey, Justice of Supreme Court, in the main courtroom of the Tompkins County Court House in Ithaca on Thursday, November 3.

These...

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