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October 22, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

IC community member tests positive for COVID-19

By | Mar 15, 2020

A member of the Ithaca College campus community has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an announcement from Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado on March 15. 

Health department confirms first case of COVID-19 in Tompkins County

By | Mar 14, 2020

The New York State Department of Health confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 in Tompkins County, according to a statement from the Tompkins County Health Department on March 14. 

Speaker encourages SGC to write bill to ban smoking at IC

By | Mar 4, 2020

Ted Schiele, planner and evaluator for the Tompkins County Health Department, met with the SGC on March 2 to discuss a smoking ban.

Cornell student quarantined with coronavirus symptoms

By | Feb 5, 2020

A Cornell University student is quarantined after symptoms that met criteria for the 2019 coronavirus Feb. 2, according to Cornell administrators.

Tompkins County votes to raise tobacco purchasing age to 21

By | Apr 25, 2017

The Tobacco 21 bill would not make it illegal for those under the age of 21 to consume or possess tobacco, only to purchase it.

Sexually transmitted diseases rising on IC Campus

By | Feb 6, 2017

The CDC reports that American youths between the ages of 15 and 24 make up half of the 20 million new STD cases in the United States each year.

Up in the air: Students consider smoke-free policy on campus

By | Oct 6, 2016

Today about 11% of Ithaca College students are smokers. But recently, Ithaca College organizations have been pushing for a smoke-free campus.

Ithaca College announces conservation efforts amid drought

By | Aug 9, 2016

And according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, Tompkins County is experiencing “severe drought” conditions. While the college is not affected as heavily by the drought other places in the community, it released an announcement addressing campus conservation efforts.

Ithaca restaurants commit critical health violations

By | Feb 4, 2015

Ithaca College Dining Services has shown improvement, while many local Ithaca restaurants have committed critical violations with the Tompkins County Health Department.

Ebola outbreak prompts local health facilities to prepare for emergencies

By | Oct 29, 2014

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is causing the international community to react to the spread of the virus and local communities are following suit.

College begins preparation for upcoming flu season

By | Oct 1, 2014

In preparation for the upcoming influenza season, the Hammond Health Center at Ithaca College is putting together a campaign to get as many students vaccinated as possible, Dr. Vivian Lorenzo, director of medical services at the college’s Health Center, said.

Health Center confirms flu outbreak on campus

By | Feb 5, 2014

The Hammond Health Center confirmed an outbreak of pH1N1, commonly referred to as swine flu, on the Ithaca College campus Feb. 3.