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Jul 11, 2019

Multiple blue-green algae blooms, also known as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms), have been reported in the Tompkins County portion of Cayuga Lake this summer and monitoring is continuing.

Jun 27, 2019
Jun 25, 2019
Jun 18, 2019

Summer camp season is around the corner and the TCHD reminds families to protect campers from illness. Contagious diseases, such as measles, can spread easily at camp. If you are not immune, get vaccinated.

Jun 12, 2019

One of 53 local health departments across the country to be recognized for innovative public health projects in response to critical local public health needs.

May 21, 2019
May 14, 2019

May 10, 2019

A large, mixed breed dog with short legs and medium-length hair bit a person in the Fall Creek neighborhood, near the intersection of North Aurora St. and Cascadilla Ave. on the evening of Tuesday, May 7.

Apr 25, 2019
Apr 24, 2019

A community conversation about legalization of recreational marijuana will be held on Monday, April 29, 2019 from 7:00–8:45 p.m., in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, presented by The League of Women Voters of Tompkins County.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 02, 2019

The incident occurred on the I.C. campus, Boothroyd Hall, Mon. Apr 4, around 3 PM. The dog was described as long-haired Husky-like mostly grey and black with a small amount of orange fur.