Allegheny County Health Department

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Health Dept. Issuing Warnings For Flu Shots

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.

01/03/2015

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Death Blamed On Allegheny County Flu Outbreak

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.

01/01/2015

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ACHD Recommends Flu Shots With Reported Cases Rising

The Allegheny County Health Department has a holiday gift idea for the holiday season – a flu shot.

12/23/2014

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Health Officials Warn Number Of Whooping Cough Cases Going Up

Health officials are sending out warnings after the number of Whooping Cough cases has doubled the yearly average.

12/11/2014

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Allegheny County Health Department Flu Shot Information

The Allegheny County Health Department offers flu shots for $25.

10/23/2014

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Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola Crisis

As concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.

10/20/2014

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Allegheny Co. Health Officials Make Preparations For Possible Ebola Cases

The message was clear, there have been no local cases of Ebola, but those on the front lines are ready if needed.

10/17/2014

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3 Pennsylvanians Being Monitored In Ebola Probe

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.

10/17/2014

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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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