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Allegheny County Health Department

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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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Health Dept. To Test New Letter Grading System For Restaurants

The Allegheny County Health Department board has approved plans to move forward requesting public comment on plans to implement a restaurant grading system and a pilot program by summer.

05/07/2014

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Health Dept. Orders Carrick Townhouse Residents Out

More than a dozen residents of a Carrick townhouse are scrambling to find a place to live after being told to vacate the building immediately because of health concerns.

04/25/2014

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Shenango Coke Works To Pay $600K Fine In Agreement With Allegheny Co.

People who live in Bellevue and Avalon have long complained about pollution from the Shenango Coke Plant on Neville Island.

04/08/2014

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Health Department’s “Wood Stove Bounty Program”

The Allegheny County Health Department is offering cash to residents who turn in old woodstoves and boilers that do not meet air quality standards.

04/01/2014

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Health Department Approves First Steps For Restaurant Grading System

The Allegheny County Health Department has approved the first step toward implementing a restaurant grading system.

03/03/2014

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Officials Issue Warning After Person With Measles Rides Port Authority Bus

Officials are asking people to come forward, after it was discovered that a person rode a Port Authority bus while infected with measles.

02/21/2014

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