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Flu illness is now widespread.  Are you vaccinated? Flu vaccine is available at the Health Department by appointment. Call 274-6616.

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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Residents of Tompkins County are invited to apply for an at-large vacancy on the Hillview Road Landfill Citizens Advisory Committee.

The landfill, located at the headwaters of the Cayuga Inlet in the Towns of Danby/Spencer, ceased operations in May 1992. The...

The County's Complete Count Census Committee invites the community to a Census celebration in Ithaca's Collegetown on Saturday, April 10, from 12 Noon to 4:00 p.m. The event will take place on the patio next to Collegetown Bagels, 415 College Avenue.

While the...

The Legislature's Public Safety Committee has received the second phase of a report evaluating the County's Alternatives to Incarceration (ATI) programs, updating an evaluation performed in 2003. Deana Bodnar, program development specialist at the Department of Social...

The Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee today continued review of the County's 20 Year Capital Plan, adopted four years ago. As part of its work the special committee, led by Legislature Chair Martha Robertson, is charged with examining updated information on...

County Administrator Joe Mareane, just returned from a day in Albany, reported to the Legislature on discussions with representatives of the State Insurance Department regarding financial aspects of the Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium,...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote after little discussion, accepted, through a supplemental grant agreement, a nearly $32,000 grant from the New York State Department of Transportation, as half of the non-federal contribution toward six projects at Ithaca Tompkins Regional...

Meredith Lawhead, age 14 of Ithaca, was honored as the latest Tompkins County Distinguished Youth, nominated by her mother, Heather Swift, for her "profound love for her community through her perpetual and continual volunteer service...using her time and talents in numerous...

Thursday, April 1st is National Census Day, and municipalities throughout Tompkins County will be celebrating the day, as they join in the county's 2010 Census Complete Count campaign. Residents are invited to stop by their town or village office to talk about the Census...

A free workshop, "Alzheimer's: Managing Challenging Behaviors," will be held Friday, April 16, Noon - 1:30 PM at the Cooperative Extension Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca.

The session is intended for persons caring for a relative or friend who has...

Tompkins County residents are urged to turn off their lights for an hour this Saturday to participate in Earth Hour 2010, a worldwide event demonstrating the commitment to address the problem of climate change.

County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson has...

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