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Fire In Morton’s Kitchen Sends Plume Of Thick Black Smoke Over Downtown

A fire sent emergency crews to Morton’s Steakhouse in Downtown Pittsburgh Saturday evening.

09/06/2014

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Restaurant Owners Ready To Contest Health Dept.’s Letter Grading System

Allegheny County is a step closer to getting report cards on the safety of its restaurants. The Health Department has okayed a plan for letter grades.

09/03/2014

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City Sues Perry South Homeowner Because Of Piles Of Garbage On Property

The City of Pittsburgh is asking a judge to force a homeowner in the Perry South neighborhood to either clean up the piles of trash and garbage outside his home or let the city go onto his property to clean it.

08/27/2014

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Concern After Rabid Bat Found In Oakmont Park

Health officials are warning Oakmont residents of a possible rabies risk.

08/22/2014

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Health Officials Warn Community After Rabid Stray Cat Found

Allegheny County Health Department officials are warning residents of Spring Hill and Dormont after animals were found with rabies.

08/15/2014

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Downtown Restaurant Fined For Hiding Health Alert Behind Potted Plant

The Allegheny County Health Department has fined a Pittsburgh restaurant $800 for hiding a yellow health alert notice posted on a front window behind two large potted plants.

08/06/2014

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Health Department Issues Chikungunya Virus Alert

The Pennsylvania Health Department issued an alert about a special type of virus being spread by mosquitoes.

07/04/2014

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Pittsburgh Area Experiencing High Number Of Whooping Cough Cases

Allegheny County is experiencing a high number of whooping cough cases with 51 confirmed and probable cases reported so far this year compared to about 47 cases reported in all of 2013.

06/19/2014

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Allegheny County Health Department Survey

The Allegheny County Health Department wants residents to rank their health concerns.

06/04/2014

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Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False Alarm

Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.

05/30/2014

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2nd Measles Case Under Investigation By Health Dept.

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after a second person has come down with a suspected case of the measles this month.

05/24/2014

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12 Diagnosed With Whooping Cough At Taylor Allderdice High School

Pittsburgh Public Schools officials and the Allegheny County Health Department have confirmed 11 cases of whooping cough at a city high school.

05/14/2014

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Feral Cat Attacks Woman, 2 Kids In Spring Hill

A Pittsburgh woman and her young daughter and nephew are being treated for rabies after police say they were attacked by a feral cat.

05/10/2014

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Allegheny County Health Dept. Investigating Measles Case

Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department who are investigating after a resident was diagnosed with measles are urging anyone who may have been exposed to report it.

05/08/2014

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Local Officials, Health Dept. Working On Solution To Kill Rats While Protecting Eagles

Stanley Benovitch’s dog Trixie likes to catch rats.

05/08/2014

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