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Allegheny County Health Department

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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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Locally Produced Milk Could Have Bacterial Contamination

County health officials are warning consumers to discard milk they may have purchased from a local company.

08/06/2013

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Health Officials: Asian Tiger Mosquito Found In Lawrenceville

The Allegheny County Health Department is issuing a warning about the return of the Asian Tiger mosquito.

07/30/2013

Potassium Iodide Tablets

Hoping no one will ever need them, the state is making potassium iodide tablets available to people in certain areas.

07/25/2013

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Legionella Bacteria Detected At UPMC Nursing Home In Squirrel Hill

UPMC confirms that Legionella bacteria has been detected at Heritage Place, a 145-bed skilled nursing facility managed by UPMC in Squirrel Hill.

07/17/2013

Health Department Flood Cleanup Tips

Many people around the area are dealing with the effects of widespread damage and flooding from Wednesday powerful storms.

07/11/2013

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Tenants Frustrated With Deplorable Conditions At Local Apartment

The damage is extensive at an apartment on the North Side and the tenants say they’ve gotten nowhere with building management, but now the health department is stepping in.

06/05/2013

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Neighbors Concerned As Garbage Piles Up In Elizabeth Yard

Neighbors on Smithfield Street in Elizabeth Township say they are fed up with one of their neighbor’s trash.

05/31/2013

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