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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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The Legislature, without dissent (Chair Martha Robertson was excused), urged the New York State Senate to immediately pass legislation, already approved by the Assembly, regarding the housing of transgender and intersex inmates.  The legislation would authorize the...

Now is the time to get a flu vaccination. There are many opportunities in the community for flu vaccination including health care provider offices, pharmacies, and the Tompkins County Health Department. Everyone 6 months of age and over should be vaccinated ...

The Greater Tompkins County Municipal Health Insurance Consortium began operations in 2011 with 13 Tompkins County local governments as its founding members. 

At the August 23rd meeting of the Board of Directors, the Consortium welcomed the Villages of Freeville...

Following a detailed presentation from department administrators September 10th, the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee has given preliminary consent to the Department of Social Services’ favored choice for a new provider of homeless housing services in...

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reported multiple blue-green algae blooms, also known as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms), in Cayuga Lake and recently in Dryden Lake this summer and monitoring is continuing. These blooms may be small in size and...

In their initial session this week, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee heard budget presentations from the first nine County departments and agencies, as they began review of County Administrator Jason Molino’s 2019 Recommended Budget. 

The...

As a resident of Tompkins County, you shape the community in which you live. You can do even more by serving on a County government advisory board. Advisory boards and commissions provide recommendations to the County Legislature on matters ranging from climate...

Tompkins County Administrator Jason Molino has delivered to the County Legislature a 2019 Recommended County Budget and 2019-2023 Capital Program.

The budget proposes modest spending growth, stability in current programs, and the alignment of resources with...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, awarded Streeter Associates, of Elmira, the construction contract for the first phase of the passenger terminal expansion at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.  Streeter submitted a bid of $7,638,000, determined to be the lowest...

Also related to the Airport project, Legislators, after considerable discussion, authorized the sale of 15 acres of Airport property, located on Warren Road, to the New York State Department of Transportation, as the first step toward relocating the NYSDOT regional...

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