September 23, 2021
Ithaca, NY | 65°F

Some students concerned over randomized surveillance testing

By | Sep 22, 2021

Some Ithaca College students have voiced disappointment with the lack of clear communication from the college as it has reimplemented surveillance testing.


Three fully vaccinated Tompkins County residents die of COVID-19

By | Sep 14, 2021

The first fully vaccinated Tompkins County resident has died of COVID-19. Tompkins County reported a total of 252 active cases Sept. 13.


COVID-19 cases rise in Tompkins County due to Delta variant

By | Aug 26, 2021

Despite a drastic rise in COVID-19 cases in Tompkins County, Ithaca College is not currently changing any campus guidelines.


Editorial: Don’t start celebrating yet: COVID-19 is still a danger

By | Mar 11, 2021

The onus falls on us to take accountability and stop hosting superspreader functions, especially as the weather improves.


Tompkins County has largest single-day COVID-19 case increase

By | Jan 21, 2021

Tompkins County had 62 new COVID-19 cases Jan. 20, the largest single-day increase of positives since the beginning of the pandemic. 


Possible COVID-19 exposure at Ulta Beauty

By | Jan 8, 2021

In a Jan. 6 announcement, TCHD said an employee at Ulta Beauty tested positive and may have infected others while working.


Possible COVID-19 exposure at BJ’s Wholesale Club

By | Dec 21, 2020

The department said in an announcement Dec. 19 that an individual who works at BJ’s tested positive and may have infected others.


Possible COVID-19 exposures on TCAT buses and Tops Markets

By | Dec 17, 2020

The TCHD announced possible COVID-19 exposures at the Lansing Tops Markets bakery and on the TCAT Route 14 and Route 30 buses.


Possible COVID-19 exposures at Wegmans and bookstore

By | Dec 12, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) announced a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Wegmans deli counter in a Dec. 11 press release.


County breaks record with over 300 active COVID-19 cases

By | Dec 11, 2020

Tompkins County has broken a new record for the number of active COVID-19 cases with 305 as of Dec. 10.


Health department announces new potential COVID-19 exposures

By | Dec 10, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department announced potential COVID-19 exposures at the Triphammer ReUse Center, Mahogany Grill and TOPS Friendly Markets.


Health Department announces fourth nursing home death

By | Dec 7, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department announced a fourth death at Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home and a record single-day increase of COVID-19 cases.