HelpContact UsFOILSite Map

Custom Navigation

Living in Tompkins County linkLearning in Tompkins County linkVisiting Tompkins County linkBusiness in Tompkins County linkTompkins County Government link

You are here:

You are here

> Rabies Vaccination Clinic Sept 19 2020

 N E W S   R E L E A S E 

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


Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Media Contact: Samantha Hillson,, (607) 274-6714
For more information contact: Cynthia Mosher or Skip Parrat (607) 274-6688

Rabies Vaccination Clinic

(ITHACA, N.Y., September 9, 2020) – The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announces a fall rabies clinic for dogs, cats and ferrets. The clinic will be held from 10AM-3PM on September 19, 2020 at the TCAT Bus Garage, 737 Willow Avenue, Ithaca.

Pre-registration is required for the clinic by calling the Health Department or online through the TCHD website:

Appointments will fill quickly. Call the Health Department at (607) 274-6688 to be placed on a wait list if all appointments are full.

Special COVID-19 precautions will be in place for this clinic to ensure the safety of staff and attendees. Please note:

  • All dogs must be on a leash or in a carrier, all cats and ferrets must be in a carrier to attend the clinic.
  • Mask are required for attendees at the clinic.
  • Households with family members in COVID quarantine or isolation at the time of the clinic should call to reschedule for a later clinic date.
  • Attendees will remain in their vehicle until staff request pet for vaccination.

Proof of prior vaccination is required to receive a three-year certificate for cats and dogs. If there is no proof of prior vaccination, a one-year certificate will be issued. Ferrets must be vaccinated annually.

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.