Allegheny County Health Department

Health Dept.’s Walk-In Clinic Providing Flu ShotsThe Allegheny County Health Department's walk-in clinic is providing flu shots.
Crews To Spray Pesticides Around City After Mosquitoes Found With West Nile VirusAllegheny County health department workers will treat city neighborhoods for mosquitoes after some tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Health Officials: Wash Hands Frequently To Avoid Shigella BacteriaAllegheny County health officials are urging people to use caution as a bacteria called Shigella is being passed around.
City Spraying Pesticide In West End After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West NileWith the news that samples of mosquitoes from Pittsburgh’s West End tested positive for West Nile Virus, local health officials have taken action.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Issues Rabies Alert For AreaDoctors say the last time a person in the state of Pennsylvania tested positive for rabies was back in 1984. They want to keep it that way.
Rainy Weather Breeding More Mosquitoes, Leads To West Nile ConcernsWhen it rains and water ponds, mosquitos breed faster than ever.
Mosquito Population Expected To Boom Due To Rainy SummerThe Allegheny County Health Department says they're actively testing mosquitos for West Nile Virus and Chikungunya Virus.
Scary-Looking Insect Invades Area, But Don’t Call Them TicksThose plump, round insects seem to be everywhere these days. They're called billbugs, beetles, and weevils. But don't call them ticks, because they're not.
State Health Department Releases Alarming Lyme Disease StatisticsWith more attention being paid to Lyme disease, the State Department of Health released some alarming new statistics today.
Allegheny Co. Council Votes Down Controversial Restaurant Grading SystemA controversial proposal that would have given restaurants a letter grade on their safety and sanitation was rejected in a vote by Allegheny County Council Tuesday evening.
Health Experts On Alert For Tick-Borne Disease, Powassan VirusMost people have heard of Lyme disease, an illness caused by bacteria carried by deer ticks, but they can also carry something else that can make you sick -- Powassan virus.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Provides Tuberculosis, Measles UpdatesThe Allegheny County Health Department has been looking into cases of tuberculosis ever since a Pittsburgh Public School District student came down with the disease.