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Click HERE for information from the Tompkins County Health Department on tick disease prevention & to watch the NYSDOH video on how to remove a tick.

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

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Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee tonight recommended that the Legislature amend County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018 Recommended Budget and the Capital Program for the next five years. The recommendation came by a unanimous vote of 12-0.

As...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee supported additional changes, as they completed their second night of acting on potential amendments to County Administrator Joe Mareane’s Recommended 2018 County Budget

At their second voting meeting October 12,...

Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee have begun to recommend changes to County Administrator Joe Mareane’s Recommended Budget delivered to them last month, marking the start of a new phase of the County’s 2018 budget process.

At their initial voting...

The Tompkins County Board of Health (BOH) has an at-large vacancy and invites Tompkins County residents to apply for membership.

The BOH is a volunteer board that serves as the governing body for the Health Department. The eight board members each serve six-year...

The Legislature, by unanimous vote, confirmed County Administrator Joe Mareane’s appointment of Kit Kephart for a five-year term as Tompkins County Commissioner of Social Services.

Commissioner Kephart has been employed by Tompkins County in the Department of...

Acting on a member-filed resolution initiated by Legislator Carol Chock, the Legislature, without dissent, approved a resolution in support of aid to Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, and their United States citizens, following the damage and devastation caused by...

Tompkins County Public Library will host an after-hours unveiling of its much-anticipated teen center and 21st century learning lab and a public celebration of outgoing director Susan Currie’s contributions to the Library, Friday, October 13 from 5 to 7 p.m..
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The Legislature tonight held its annual Community Budget Forum, inviting residents to learn about and comment on the County’s recommended 2018 budget currently under review by the Legislature.

About 18 people attended, and ten of them spoke during the hour-long...

 In three sessions this week, Legislators acting as an Expanded Budget Committee concluded the presentation phase of the budget process, hearing presentations from 16 County departments and agencies, as it continued to review County Administrator Joe Mareane’s 2018...

The New York State Commission of Correction (COC) today consented to a three-month extension of Tompkins County Jail’s long-standing 18-bed variance, but indicated that is the final extension the County will receive. The decision came at the Commission’s meeting with...

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