Allegheny County Health Department

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Director Addresses Local Ebola Fears

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.

10/15/2014

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Restaurant Owners Say Proposed Health Dept. Grades Unfair

The green Health Department decals on local eateries could soon be replaced with letter grades.

10/08/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept., Hospitals Prepping For Possibility Of Ebola

The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.

10/03/2014

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Enterovirus D68 Case Confirmed In SW Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania.

10/02/2014

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Health Dept. Cites Baldwin Twp. Restaurant For Sewage Violations

A Baldwin Township restaurant was closed Wednesday, after inspectors from the Allegheny County Health Department cited the landlord for sewage violations.

10/01/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Waiting On Testing Of Possible EV-D68 Cases

Two area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.

09/19/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Dept.: No Confirmed EV-D68 Cases In Southwestern Pa.

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.

09/18/2014

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Fire In Morton’s Kitchen Sends Plume Of Thick Black Smoke Over Downtown

A fire sent emergency crews to Morton’s Steakhouse in Downtown Pittsburgh Saturday evening.

09/06/2014

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Restaurant Owners Ready To Contest Health Dept.’s Letter Grading System

Allegheny County is a step closer to getting report cards on the safety of its restaurants. The Health Department has okayed a plan for letter grades.

09/03/2014

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City Sues Perry South Homeowner Because Of Piles Of Garbage On Property

The City of Pittsburgh is asking a judge to force a homeowner in the Perry South neighborhood to either clean up the piles of trash and garbage outside his home or let the city go onto his property to clean it.

08/27/2014

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Concern After Rabid Bat Found In Oakmont Park

Health officials are warning Oakmont residents of a possible rabies risk.

08/22/2014

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Health Officials Warn Community After Rabid Stray Cat Found

Allegheny County Health Department officials are warning residents of Spring Hill and Dormont after animals were found with rabies.

08/15/2014

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Downtown Restaurant Fined For Hiding Health Alert Behind Potted Plant

The Allegheny County Health Department has fined a Pittsburgh restaurant $800 for hiding a yellow health alert notice posted on a front window behind two large potted plants.

08/06/2014

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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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