Dispose of unused or unwanted prescriptions and non-prescription medications, including pet medications at the following locations:
Tioga County Sheriff’s Office
103 Corporate Drive
Owego, NY 13827
Owego Police Department
90 Temple Street
Owego, NY 13827
Waverly Police Department
32 Ithaca Street
Waverly, NY 14892
Monday- Friday 8am-4pm
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued advice regarding eating fish. This advice is geared toward helping women who are pregnant or may become pregnant - as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents of young children - make informed choices when it comes to fish that is healthy and safe to eat.
To view recommendations click below:
“Powerful Tools for Caregivers” offered by Tioga Opportunities, Inc.
Are you a caregiver caring for a loved one? Make a positive difference in your life! Join the Department of Aging for “Powerful Tools for Caregivers,” an educational program designed to empower caregivers. You can benefit from this class whether you are caring for a parent, spouse, friend, etc. You will learn skills to reduce stress, communicate effectively, help you relax, reduce guilt and anger, and more! There is NO COST to attend this program, and participants receive the course book for FREE.
Please call 607-687-4120, ext. 331 for more information!
In Collaboration with Owego's Boys and Girls Club, Tioga Family Health Services will begin running the SMART GIRLS program on January 18th. For girls of all ages SMART GIRLS is a prevention and enrichment program designed to engage girls in activities that develop their social-emotional skills. Giving girls the chance to think about and discuss the challenges they encounter and to formulate and practice appropriate and productive responses. Through this process, SMART GIRLS nurtures girls social-emotional intelligence and critical thinking skills- qualities proven to lead to success in life.
For more information
Please contact Family Health Services at:
Are you age 55 or over, have a monthly income below $1,256 (or $1,692 for a household of two), and are currently unemployed?
If so, the Department of Aging may have a position available for you. The Senior Community Service Employment Program is an opportunity for a part-time position where you will gain valuable job skills and receive additional income.
A variety of assignments are currently available. For more information, please contact 607-687-4120, ext. 338.
Low-impact exercise programs can help reduce pain and stiffness, while simultaneously increasing strength, flexibility, and balance. The Department of Aging at Tioga Opportunities, Inc. is currently offering a physical activity classes that is suitable for every fitness level.
Join us on Wednesdays from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the Countryside Community Center (9 Sheldon Guile Blvd, Owego).
If you would like more information, please call 607-687-4120, ext. 315.