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Tompkins County seeks candidates for the position of Employee Health and Safety Coordinator. Details HERE . Apply by February 9.

REPOSTED.  Tompkins County seeks applicants for this important Human Resources position. Apply by Feb. 3, Updated details HERE.

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.

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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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 (TCHD). Everyone over the age of six months should be vaccinated...

Tompkins County encourages citizen engagement. One way is to serve in an advisory capacity on a board or committee.  The County is accepting applications for two volunteer citizen boards that advise the County Legislature on decisions made about our...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight began review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended 2018 County Budget, hearing their first five department and agency presentations, and beginning a review process that will run through most of...

At its sixth and final meeting, and after a third required public hearing, Tompkins County’s Shared Services Panel has formally adopted the County’s final Shared Services Plan. 

The final plan, revised only slightly from a draft plan recommended by the panel in...

Tompkins County Administrator Joe Mareane has delivered to the County Legislature a 2018 Recommended County Budget.  The budget supports quality County services; sustained investment in infrastructure; reasonable and reliable employee wages and benefits; and...

The Legislature tonight resolved many years of study and discussion about the future of the Old County Library site, authorizing sale of the property to preferred developer Travis-Hyde Properties.

The Legislature passed three resolutions regarding disposition—...

The Legislature formally accepted the jail population study conducted by the Center for Governmental Research (CGR) entitled “Assessment of the Future of the Tompkins County Jail” and commended CGR “for its thorough and thoughtful work.” The vote was 12-2, with...

The Tompkins County Health Department is trying to locate a dog that bit a person on Meadowlark Road in the Town of Dryden. The bite occurred Wednesday, August 30, 2017.   

The dog is described as a brown dog, possibly a pit bull, wearing an orange collar.  The...

The Tompkins County Public Library Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Annette Birdsall as the Library’s sixth director. Birdsall will replace Susan Currie, who will retire in October after more than eight years as Library Director.

“It is my...

Both the Tompkins County DEPARTMENT OF RECYCLING AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT and the County RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE CENTER will be closed on Monday, September 4th in observance of Labor Day.

There will be no curbside recycling collection on...

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