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Your Partner for a Healthy Community
Frank Kruppa — Public Health Director


Tuesday, August 5, 2014

For more information contact:
Theresa Lyczko at 274-6714 or Frank Kruppa at 274-6674


Opportunity for a Physician to Serve on the Tompkins County Board of Health

(ITHACA, N.Y., August 5, 2014) — The Tompkins County Board of Health (BOH) is seeking applications to fill a physician vacancy. Applicant physicians must be licensed to practice medicine in New York State and a resident of Tompkins County. Deadline for applications is September 5, 2014.

The BOH is a volunteer board that serves as the governing body for the Health Department. The eight board members each serve six-year terms. The Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, at noon for approximately one and a half hours at the Health Department, 55 Brown Road, Ithaca.

Under New York State Public Health Law, the BOH enacts regulations related to the preservation of life and health, and confirms the violation of orders and regulations. The Board also oversees the department budget and approves department policy and procedures.

To indicate interest in serving on the Board of Health, applicants must complete an Advisory Board Application form by September 5. The form may be obtained from the County Legislature office, located at the Governor Daniel D. Tompkins Building (Old Court House), entrance is on the Dewitt Park side of the building, 121 E. Court Street, Ithaca, and is available for download at

After the application is submitted, candidates may be interviewed prior to recommendation and they must be approved by both the BOH and the County Legislature. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Board of Health, please contact Frank Kruppa, Public Health Director, at 274-6674. To obtain an application form, contact the Legislature office at 274-5434.

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