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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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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...

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...

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...

The Legislature took public comment on a proposed new local law that would amend the County Code to regulate certain heavy commercial or industrial uses of County roads with the potential to cause road damage. The proposed law is intended to protect roads from the effects...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote (Legislator Kathy Luz Herrera was excused) approved the funding needed to develop and implement a formal Tompkins County corporate compliance program. Corporate compliance programs are intended to implement a coordinated system of...

The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response is alerting residents to significant snow forecast for the area between tonight and late Wednesday. The National Weather Service/Binghamton advises total snow accumulations in the area could reach as much as 20 inches...

Residents will have the opportunity to learn more about the County's proposed road preservation law at an information meeting on Monday, January 31, beginning at 7:00 p.m., at the first-floor conference room of the County's Old Jail office building, 125 E. Court Street,...

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