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IC updates COVID-19 policy and county warns of flu and RSV

By | Nov 16, 2022

IC has updated its COVID-19 policies and the Tompkins County Health Department warns of rises in respiratory syncytial virus and flu cases.


County health department offers vaccine clinic for monkeypox

By | Sep 21, 2022

The Tompkins County Health Department s holding a monkeypox vaccination clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 22. 


Tompkins County and IC work to prevent monkeypox cases

By | Sep 7, 2022

Tompkins County Health Department and its campus partners like Ithaca College are working to prevent continued spread of the monkeypox virus.


Q&A: IC alum named “Essential Worker of the Year”

By | May 3, 2022

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mallar and her team assisted the Tompkins County Health Department by calling residents who tested positive for COVID-19. 


Hospitalizations are low with new Omicron subvariant in county

By | Mar 30, 2022

The new Omicron subvariant BA.2 was detected in Tompkins County, but the Tompkins County Health Department said hospitalizations are low, in a statement released March 28.


Ithaca College to end indoor masking requirement March 4

By | Mar 2, 2022

Starting March 4, IC will not require face masks to be worn within indoor locations, unless clearly stated otherwise, regardless of vaccination status.


SGC approves two new council members and new chief of staff

By | Feb 15, 2022

The IC Student Governance Council met with the assistant director of Emergency Preparedness and Response, to discuss COVID-19 at its Feb. 14 meeting. 


Tompkins County Health Department continues mask advisory

By | Feb 15, 2022

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul lifted New York’s mask mandate, but Tompkins County are advised to continue wearing masks indoors.


IC to require COVID-19 booster shots for Spring 2022

By | Dec 23, 2021

After ending the fall 2021 semester during a COVID-19 surge, Ithaca College announced Dec. 23 that booster shots will be required for Spring 2022.


IC raises COVID-19 status to orange after tide of new cases

By | Dec 15, 2021

After both Ithaca College and Cornell University saw enormous increases in COVID-19 cases, the schools raised their COVID-19 alert statuses.


UPDATE: Three ‘Rent’ performances canceled due to COVID-19

By | Nov 17, 2021

The Ithaca College Department of Theatre Arts announced Nov. 16 that some performances of “RENT” have been canceled, after some of the cast tested positive for COVID-19.


Longview partnership reinstated in person for Fall 2021

By | Sep 15, 2021

The Longview-Ithaca College Partnership is being reinstated in person for the 2021–22 academic year with new guidelines in order to ensure safety.