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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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Tompkins County, in a unique partnership with EcoVillage at Ithaca's Center for Sustainability Education, has been awarded a $375,450 federal grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund innovative on-the-ground approaches to creating dense...

County Administrator Joe Mareane delivered a sobering outlook to the Legislature's budget committee today concerning the County's 2012 budget.

Mareane said projections for the coming budget year show a $5.5 million gap between anticipated expenditures and...

The Tompkins County Legislature is seeking applications from county residents interested in serving on the County's Independent Redistricting Commission. The commission is charged with preparing a reapportionment plan for County legislative districts, based on results from...

On Monday, April 11, the Tompkins County Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, in partnership with the Tompkins County Public Library, holds the first in a five-year series of lectures marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Held on the eve of the 150th...

Over the next few weeks the County's curbside recycling collector will be distributing "R" decals that help identify your un-marked container for recycling. Please make sure to set out your recyclables in order to receive a decal in your bin.

With the...

The Legislature set the stage for the process of reapportioning the County's legislative districts as a result of the 2010 Census. The Legislature, by a vote of 14-1 (Legislator Carol Chock voted no), approved creation of a nine-member Independent Redistricting Commission...

County Administrator Joe Mareane has appointed Jay Franklin, who has served as Interim Director of Assessment for more than a year, to a permanent appointment as Director of Assessment, an appointment confirmed by the Legislature by unanimous vote.

In offering...

The Legislature, by a vote of 13-2 (Legislators Kathy Luz Herrera and Leslyn McBean-Clairborne voted no), directed staff to proceed with investigation of the possibility of relocating the Day Reporting and Family Treatment Court programs, currently located in the Community...

Now that 2010 Census results are in, the Chair of the County's Complete Count Census Committee is thanking the committee and its many community partners for their efforts to help achieve a complete count. The County's population, documented by the 2010 Census, rose by 5%...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin today released county health rankings for most counties in the United States. Tompkins County ranked fourth in the ten healthiest counties in New York State. The rankings use a standard way to measure how...

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