November 30, 2021

County employees offered comp time payout

September 8, 2021

Four Cortland County Health Department managers racked up more than 700 extra hours of work during the coronavirus pandemic. They were paid more than 26% of the $63,000 bonus paid to employees from the American […]

Tobacco Free Zone Program launches survey

May 19, 2021

A residential tobacco survey launched Monday is gaining quick response from Cortland County and surrounding areas, a survey consultant said. The Tobacco Free Zone Program is part of a statewide effort to target and inform […]

C’ville adds allies in mine expansion fight

February 18, 2021

The Cortlandville Town Board continued its opposition to a proposed mine expansion, with new allies, after it filed letters Wednesday and sent to the state Department of Environmental Conservation showing the town and other municipalities’ […]

Jacobus Center Closing

September 16, 2020

The Cortland County Health Department is closing the Jacobus Center for Reproductive Health on Sept. 30, a closure that was scheduled to happen over several months but was advanced due to the pandemic and recent […]

Area’s campsites open with changes

June 8, 2020

As the country heads toward summer and people look to for ways to have fun during the coronavirus pandemic, some camping sites are opening to only seasonal residents for the time being, while others are […]

Coronavirus briefs 4/8

April 8, 2020

Cortland County virus cases at 18 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cortland County remained at 18 on Tuesday, the county reported. To date, none of the positive cases that have been reported are […]

Coronavirus briefs 4/6

April 6, 2020

Cortland: 15 Tompkins: 95 Cayuga: 8 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cortland County ticked up one on Sunday to 15, and two people were hospitalized, reports the Cortland County Health Department. None of […]

County health officials work to set the record straight

March 18, 2020

Fiction: You can get tested by the Cortland County Health Department. Fact: Private providers are providing testing for high-risk individuals, like medical personnel and senior citizens. “Everyone wants to be tested, the reality is that […]

Think you have it? What do you do?

March 14, 2020

Cortland County health officials tell you not to go to hospitals if you suspect you have coronavirus, but to call your primary care provider, instead. But some doctors have told patients not to come to […]

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