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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.

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 Tompkins County Department of Recycling and Materials Management (TCRMM) is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Food Scraps Recycling Drop Spot in the City of Ithaca.

Beginning August 9th, the drop spot will operate every Wednesday...

The Legislature, without dissent, scheduled for its next meeting a public hearing on a proposed change in the County’s wireless communications surcharge law. The hearing will be held on August 15th, 5:30 p.m., at Legislature Chambers, located at the Governor Daniel D....

Blue-green algae blooms, also known as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms), have been visually identified in the southern end of Cayuga Lake. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has confirmed blooms on each side of the lake. The Tompkins County Health...

The Tompkins County Youth Services Department (TCYSD) supports municipalities and organizations that provide services to young people. The organization provides a behind-the-scenes foundation for youth services in Tompkins County. To celebrate the 40th anniversary, the...

Monday, July 31st, 2017 will be the first meeting of the Tompkins Suicide Prevention Coalition - thanks to collaboration between NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), Tompkins County Mental Health Services (TCMHS), Suicide Prevention & Crisis Services (SPCS), Care...

The Tompkins County Health Department thanks all media outlets that published or broadcast our press release dated July 24, 2017. The owner of the small dog who bit a person in Cayuga Heights came forward so that the Health Department will be able to observe the dog and...

The Legislature’s special Transportation Committee of again today took up the issue of ride-hailing services, which for nearly the past month have been authorized to operate in all of New York State.

As part of that session, the committee heard from officials of...

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reported suspicious blue-green algae blooms, also known as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms), in Cayuga Lake and is currently monitoring. These blooms may be small in size and confined to specific areas of the...

The Tompkins County Health Department must locate a dog that bit a person near the intersection of Hanshaw Road and Blackstone Ave. in Cayuga Heights. The bite occurred Saturday, July 22, 2017, around 8:30 p.m.

The dog is described as a small dog. The dog was one...

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) now has a bus stop outside its front doors. In partnership with Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT), the Health Department is pleased to offer the public easier access to the services provided at TCHD.

“We thank...

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