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> COVID19 2021-08-03 Tompkins County Hosting a Virtual Update Aug 5 on YouTube

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


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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For media inquiries, contact Samantha Hillson, 607-274-6714, 
Dominick Recckio,

Tompkins County Hosting Virtual COVID-19 Update Thursday August 5, 4:30pm

(Ithaca, N.Y., August 3, 2021) --Tompkins County will host a virtual COVID-19 update on YouTube this Thursday, August 5 at 4:30pm. Tompkins County Medical Director Dr. William Klepack, Cayuga Health System CEO Dr. Martin Stallone, Interim County Administrator Lisa Holmes, and Deputy County Administrator and head of the Emergency Operations Center Amie Hendrix will be present to give updates and answer questions. The update will be moderated by Tompkins County Legislator Shawna Black. The event can be viewed live on YouTube at

Updates will be shared on the prevalence of COVID-19 in Tompkins County, vaccination progress, last week’s health advisory, and the current status of state and local guidance and mandates.

Members of the public are encouraged to watch the live update and ask questions in the YouTube chat. A series of Frequently Asked Questions will be addressed. A recording of the event will continue to be available on YouTube at the same link.

The Tompkins County Health Department is your partner for a healthy community. Find us online at, and follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @TompkinsHealth.