health care

New whooping cough case identified at Ithaca High School

November 18, 2017

The Ithaca City School District says, “A case of pertussis or whooping cough has been identified at the Ithaca High School and your child may have been exposed.” Earlier this month, a case was reported at Cayuga Heights Elementary School. [...]

Upcoming blood drives at Ithaca and Dryden Fire Depts and around town

October 5, 2017

The Ithaca Fire Department’s “Sound the Alarm” blood drive this Saturday and Dryden Fire Department's drive next Sunday are among several coming up around the area. The American Red Cross says there’s an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to help prevent a shortage. [...]

Urgent need for blood donors thanks to Harvey and summer travel

August 30, 2017

With Labor Day weekend upon us and a potential record travel weekend beginning, as well as disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross says there’s an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to help prevent a shortage. Several donations are scheduled in and around Ithaca over the next few weeks. [...]