Ted Schiele, planner and evaluator for the Tompkins County Health Department, met with the SGC on March 2 to discuss a smoking ban.
A Cornell University student is quarantined after symptoms that met criteria for the 2019 coronavirus Feb. 2, according to Cornell administrators.
Today about 11% of Ithaca College students are smokers. But recently, Ithaca College organizations have been pushing for a smoke-free campus.
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 College Dining Services has shown improvement, while many local Ithaca restaurants have committed critical violations with the Tompkins County Health Department.
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.
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.