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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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Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing has issued a Travel Advisory, urging motorists to use caution in driving due to conditions from the current winter storm. He advises motorists to evaluate and limit driving to essential travel. This is not a road...

Heavy snowfall from Winter Storm Riley has forced the suspension of curbside recycling collection in Tompkins County for Friday, March 2nd, 2018.

Routes that were not completed today will attempt to be picked up tomorrow, Saturday, March 3rd.

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The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person at the Ithaca Dog Park off of Taughannock Boulevard in Ithaca. The bite occurred Sunday, February 25, 2018, between 1:30 p.m and 2:00 p.m.

The biting dog is described as medium-sized black...

The Legislature’s Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee, which back in 2013 considered a proposal from the Environmental Management Council (EMC)for a Local Law banning single-use plastic retail bags, today considered—and recommended to the...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a cat that bit a person on South Street between School House Lane and Whig Street in the Village of Trumansburg. The bite occurred Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m.

The cat is described as...

The special committee of the Tompkins County Legislature formed this year to address the critical problem of housing in our community convened for the first time today.

“Housing is a perennial problem that impacts all sectors of our community and economy, and we...

In two actions related to the County’s commitment to providing mental health services to inmates at the Tompkins County Jail, the Legislature in two separate unanimous votes, authorized the transfer of funds from the Mental Health Department to the Sheriff’s Office...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, approved the budget transfers necessary to restructure the County’s Medical Examiner Program, operated by the County’s Public Health Department. Instead of utilizing a contracted Medical Examiner, employed Deputy Medical Examiners, and...

The Tompkins County Youth Services Department (TCYSD) is hosting a Pitch Contest, an opportunity for Tompkins County non-profits to compete for grant funding.

Non-profits desiring to compete were required to submit an application with their program goal and...

As flu diagnoses continue to increase across New York State, Governor Cuomo has authorized counties to expand efforts that promote and increase access to flu vaccine and other prevention techniques. Tompkins County, similar to statewide trends, is seeing an increase in...

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