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Health Department Rabies Clinics this month. Details HERE.

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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A proposal to request home rule authority from the State Legislature to adopt a 20-year retirement plan for the new investigator position in the District Attorney's Office failed by a vote of 5-7 (Legislators Jim Dennis, Pat Pryor, Peter Stein, Pam Mackesey, and Chair...

The Legislature's Health and Human Services Committee will discuss the future of the County's Certified Home Health Agency at a special session May 19 and is seeking guidance from the community on this important issue.

The meeting will take place on Thursday,...

The administrative district judge of the New York State Court System today told the Legislature's Capital Plan Review Committee that the County must pay for the mandated renovation of County Courthouse space to convert the current Legislature Chambers to a new courtroom....

The Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board is seeking business partners and educators to participate in the Summer 2011 "Educator in the Workplace" program.

For the second year, the Board, in collaboration with TST BOCES and the Tompkins County Youth Services...

The information-gathering process continued today, as County officials considered program aspects as they weigh part potential costs and benefits associated with continued operation of the County Health Department's Certified Home Health Agency (CHHA). Now that the State...

Considering the approach to use this year to prepare the 2012 County budget, the Legislature's budget committee today recommended that the Legislature direct the County Administrator to develop two budget scenarios for 2012--'each scenario reflecting what might happen if a...

Reconstruction of Ellis Hollow Road in the Town of Dryden resumes Monday, May 9.

Beginning 6:00 a.m. Monday, the westbound lane of Ellis Hollow Road, between Thomas Road and Turkey Hill Road, will be closed to all traffic. Those traveling westbound (toward...

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) operates one of two Certified Home Health Agencies (CHHA) in the County. (Certification means that under New York State and Federal Medicare regulations, the agency may bill to and accept Medicare payments. Not all home care...

The City of Ithaca is monitoring weather conditions very closely as Cayuga Lake is nearing the flood stage level, and 1-2 inches of rain is in the forecast for tonight into Wednesday afternoon. The lake level will continue to rise through the end of the week even after the...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote of those present (Legislators Brian Robison, Nathan Shinagawa, and Kathy Luz Herrera were excused) appropriated additional funding and awarded HOLT Architects of Ithaca the professional consulting contract to perform a business case...

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