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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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County Hoping To Implement New System To Grade Restaurants

A new way of grading restaurants could be coming to Allegheny County.

01/09/2014

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Mt. Lebanon High School Renovation Will Also Remove Asbestos

School officials say the construction being done on Mt. Lebanon High School will require asbestos removal.

01/02/2014

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Health Department Considering Plan To Clean Up Air Pollution

How does free bus service sound? That’s part of a new proposal to clean up the air here in Pittsburgh.

12/11/2013

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Oakland Restaurant Reopens After E. Coli Investigation

An E. coli outbreak linked to a restaurant in Oakland sickened five people this month. Today, the restaurant reopened and the Health Department has not nailed down the source of the E. coli.

10/31/2013

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Health Department Probing 5 E. Coli Cases At Oakland Restaurant

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after five people were diagnosed with E. coli infections after eating at a restaurant in Oakland this month.

10/30/2013

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Legionella Bacteria Turns Up During Routine Testing At VA Complex In Oakland

In May of last year the opening of the VA Hospital’s new medical building in Oakland was a tonic after all the bad publicity because of the Legionella bacteria outbreak at veterans’ facilities here.

08/30/2013

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Health Department Issues Warning About Rabid Bats

The Allegheny County Health Department has issued a warning regarding rabid bats.

08/21/2013

Health Department Offers ‘Bounties’ For Wood Stoves

Allegheny County is offering a bounty for your old wood stoves and outdoor wood-fired boilers that do not meet new rules for air emissions.

08/08/2013

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