The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin on Wednesday released health rankings for most counties in the U.S., and Tompkins County was ranked the second healthiest county in New York State. The rankings represent a weighted summary of a number of measures that represent how healthy a county is and what influences the health of the county. The rankings help residents understand that where they live, learn, work, and play influences their health and the health of their community. Full press release »
Flu Continues Statewide
The New York State Health Department (NYSDOH) reports that influenza (flu) continues to be widespread in New York State. Flu was reported in 46 counties including Tompkins, and throughout New York City for the week ending March 15, 2014.
The TC Health Department continues to offer flu vaccinations for children and adults Monday through Friday by appointment during business hours. Please call (607) 274-6616.
50th Anniversary Of Surgeon General’s Report On Smoking & Health: War On Smoking Is Far From Over.
The CHA is a profile of the current health of Tompkins County residents. The CHIP identifies two priorities for community focus based on community input and data analysis. Go to: Press Release | CHA & CHIP.
The Health Department recommends a flu shot for everyone, every year. Vaccinations are available by appointment at the Health Department, 55 Brown Rd., across from the airport. Call (607) 274-6616 during business hours.
Pre-Teens Need Vaccines 2!
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The Tompkins County Health Department provides numerous programs and services for Tompkins County residents. Browse this site to discover the full array of services available.
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