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Feb 26, 2018

A dog that bit a person at the Ithaca Dog Park off of Taughannock Boulevard in Ithaca must be located. The bite occurred Sun., Feb. 25, between 1:30 and 2:00 p.m.

Feb 22, 2018

A cat bit a person on South St between School House and Whig in the Village of Trumansburg, on Wed., Feb. 21, around 11:30 p.m. The cat must be located to rule out the risk of rabies infection.

Feb 09, 2018

Similar to statewide trends, Tompkins County is seeing an increase in flu this season. The Health Department is urging residents to get their flu shot to slow down and stop the spread of the flu virus.

Jan 05, 2018
Dec 04, 2017

Infants are particularly at risk from older siblings, parents, or caregivers who may be carrying the bacteria.

Nov 06, 2017
Oct 24, 2017

This Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is the time to Get Your Home Tested, Get Your Child Tested, and Get the Facts about lead in your environment.

Sep 25, 2017

The dog was running loose on the 1800 block of Dryden Rd., the Town of Dryden and bit someone. The dog is described as a grayish brown pit bull or pit bull mix, wearing a red collar.