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Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical leadership position in county government. Applications accepted through May 4.

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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The Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium today approved labor/union representation on its Board of Directors, as is required by Article 47 of New York State Insurance Law. Tompkins County is a member of the health insurance consortium.

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The Legislature's Budget and Capital Committee today recommended fiscal guidelines for County departments and agencies in preparing the 2011 County budget.

The recommendation, advanced by a 3-1 vote, (Legislators Peter Stein, Brian Robison, and Chair Jim Dennis...

On Tuesday May 25, 2010 the Tompkins County Community Mental Health Services Board will hold a celebration event to recognize achievements in the areas of mental health, developmental disabilities and chemical dependency challenges. The celebration will take place from 5 to...

The Tompkins County Board of Elections has been honored with a Best Practices Award from the New York State Board of Elections for its presentation on using free project management software to help manage and track election events.

The award was presented April...

New York State, through Tompkins Workforce New York and in cooperation with Microsoft Corporation's "Elevate America" program, is distributing free vouchers for select e-learning courses and certification exams.

A voucher is a numeric access code provided by...

New York State, through Tompkins Workforce New York and in cooperation with Microsoft Corporation's "Elevate America" program, is distributing free vouchers for select e-learning courses and certification exams.

A voucher is a numeric access code provided by...

In order to better meet the ever-changing needs of its patrons, the Tompkins County Public Library will be closed Friday, May 21 for staff training.

The Library will resume its regular schedule at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 22.

For more information,...

The Tompkins County Office for the Aging Advisory Committee held the Annual Luncheon for 2010 at the Clarion Hotel on May 11th.

Karl Pillimer, PhD, Director for the Cornell Institute on Translational Research on Aging (CITRA) was the keynote speaker for the...

The Legislature is calling upon New York State to ban all hydraulic fracturing operations to extract natural gas from shale until independent scientific assessments are competed to determine the risk of hydraulic fracturing, the greenhouse gas emissions it would produce,...

The Legislature, without dissent (Legislator Carol Chock was excused), authorized the County Administrator to sell the Biggs Building, currently occupied by the Health Department, to Cayuga Medical Center. The sale includes the Biggs Building and nine acres surrounding it...

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