Allegheny County Health Department
Medical Epidemiologist Kristen Mertz from the Allegheny County Health Department says officials are putting out the warning now in hopes that those who haven’t already gotten their flu shot this season will get one and soon.
A major flu outbreak has made for a miserable holiday season for hundreds of local people, and is being blamed for at least one death.
The Allegheny County Health Department has a holiday gift idea for the holiday season – a flu shot.
Health officials are sending out warnings after the number of Whooping Cough cases has doubled the yearly average.
The Allegheny County Health Department offers flu shots for $25.
As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.
The message was clear, there have been no local cases of Ebola, but those on the front lines are ready if needed.
Gov. Tom Corbett says three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are being monitored in Texas and haven’t been back home since the Monday trip.
As fears over Ebola creep closer to home, local health officials are doing all they can to ease the minds of those worried about it.
The green Health Department decals on local eateries could soon be replaced with letter grades.
The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania.
A Baldwin Township restaurant was closed Wednesday, after inspectors from the Allegheny County Health Department cited the landlord for sewage violations.
Two area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.
The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting that there are no confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68 in the southwestern Pennsylvania area despite reports earlier from two school districts.