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    Coronavirus Update, October

    October 28, 2020

    Looking at the local COVID-19 caseload, the latest numbers, released Wednesday from the Tompkins County health department, indicate that there are 9 additional positives, and 8 new recoveries. According to the County Health Department, that leaves 70 active cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins. 6 are still hospitalized. In Schuyler County, there are 5 new cases The post Coronavirus Update, October appear ... more

    Coronavirus Update, October 23, 2020

    October 23, 2020

    In other news, The Tompkins County Health Department is alerting the community of possible public exposure of COVID-19 on a TCAT bus on Thursday, October 15, 2020. Potential exposures may have occurred on the Route 31 inbound bus: 10:27am-10:58am to Seneca St., and route 43 outbound: 12:00pm-12:36 to Tompkins Cortland Community College and Dryden. The The post Coronavirus Update, October 23, 2020 ... more

    Living with Chronic Illnesses in a Pandemic [Audio]

    October 23, 2020

    According to the CDC, chronic illnesses are “conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both." It’s the leading cause of death and disability in the United States. It’s expensive too. Chronic and mental health conditions make up 90% of the US’ $3.5 trillion The post Living with Chronic Illnesses in a Pandemic [Audio] appeared fi ... more

    Coronavirus Update, October 21, 2020

    October 21, 2020

    Nearly 100 Tompkins residents have been ordered to enter quarantine following possible contact with an individual who traveled to an out-of-state hockey tournament and later tested positive for COVID-19. The Ithaca Voice reports that the Tompkins County Health Department was notified on October 17 of the individual testing positive for COVID-19.  That person is not The post Coronavirus Update, Oct ... more

    “Parents2Polls-Tompkins” Helps Busy Families Access Early Voting Options

    October 21, 2020

    Yael Saar and Margaret Royall are the organizers of a local Get Out the Vote initiative called Parents2Polls Tompkins.  The two voting advocates discuss the car-side service, that helps parents and seniors who are planning to vote at one of the early voting locations in Tompkins County.  Saar and Royall describe how the service works The post Parents2Polls-Tompkins” Helps Busy Families Acces ... more