Two Restaurants In Pittsburgh Cited For Food-Safety ViolationsRudy's Grill in McKees Rocks and the Golden Gate Restaurant in Clairton both violated food-safety regulations, according to the Allegheny County Health Department.
How Do You Decide When Your Child Is Too Sick For School?t is a question many parents face during the school year, when do you decide that your child is too sick to go to school? Sometimes it is obvious but other times it’s not so clear. Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to give some tips.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Encourages Healthier Options At Local RestaurantsThis area is full of great restaurants, but we don't always know or choose the healthiest items on the menu.
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.