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See the information and tips HERE from our Tompkins County Health Department.

 The Tompkins County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 23, 2019 is cancelled. The Board will meet next month on Tuesday, August 27 at noon at the Health Department.

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 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...

The Legislature accepted two grant awards, both by unanimous vote of those present (Legislators Brian Robison, Nathan Shinagawa, and Kathy Luz Herrera were excused).

The Legislature accepted a $37,500 grant from the New York State Office of Emergency Management...

The Town of Ithaca, City of Ithaca, and Tompkins County are coordinating their efforts to address the impact of climate change--'reducing energy consumption while saving taxpayer dollars; planning for a sustainable, resilient future; and supporting development of green jobs...

Beginning April 29th, the Tompkins County Department of Assessment will mail letters to property owners whose assessments have changed since the 2011 Preliminary Assessment Change Notices were mailed on March 11th. For the 2011 Tentative Roll, there were 601 changes in...

Tompkins County government has an opportunity to voice its concerns to the Obama administration at a White House meeting next week.

County Legislator Nathan Shinagawa has been invited to attend a White House County Officials meeting on Tuesday, May 3rd, where...

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