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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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At its upcoming meeting on Monday, June 11, the Health and Human Services Committee of the Tompkins County Legislature will focus on suicide prevention initiatives in this community, and progress made toward implementing a “Zero Suicide Model” here in Tompkins County....

The Tompkins County Health Department reports that a bat, a woodchuck, and two foxes captured in Tompkins County were determined to be rabid by the New York State Rabies Laboratory in the month of May.

Rabies is normally transmitted by the bite of a wild or...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, accepted the $14.2 million Upstate Airport Development Grant recently awarded by New York State and committed to assuming full responsibility for all additional project costs.  The project will expand the terminal by approximately one-...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, appropriated $25,000 in Contingent funding to provide start-up funding for a part-time Child Care Planner/Developer position at the Child Development Council.  The position will coordinate a Group Family Child Care Network, which will...

By unanimous vote, the Legislature urged Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to amend State Insurance Law to allow public libraries, urban renewal agencies, and certain other quasi-governmental organizations to join a municipal cooperative health benefit...

The Legislature, without dissent, urged passage of proposed State home rule legislation, introduced by Senator Tom O’Mara, to amend the section of New York State County Law to permit Tompkins County use local funds and contract with other entities to develop, maintain...

The Legislature appropriated funds from the County’s Natural Infrastructure Capital Project to support two drainage-related projects in the Town of Ithaca—$3,000 for the Dubois Road Ditch Stormwater Improvement Project and $7,000 to support the Public Works Facility...

The Tompkins County Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot at the Dryden Town Highway Department will be open this Saturday, but operations will be impacted by the Dryden Dairy Day Parade.

Since the Highway Department parking lot is used as a staging area for...

The Legislature’s special Transportation Committee today endorsed the Legislature’s acceptance of the $14.2 million Upstate Airport Development Grant recently awarded by New York State.  The measure, recommended without dissent by the committee, would accept the award...

The Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management is pleased to announce the East Hill Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot will be open during the weekly Ithaca Farmers Market at 380 Pine Tree Road.

The mobile drop spot trailer will be at the...

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