Allegheny County Health Department

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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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Allegheny County Health Department Survey

The Allegheny County Health Department wants residents to rank their health concerns.

06/04/2014

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Health Dept.: 2nd Measles Case A False Alarm

Allegheny County health officials say a report of a second case of measles within the last month was a false alarm.

05/30/2014

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2nd Measles Case Under Investigation By Health Dept.

The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after a second person has come down with a suspected case of the measles this month.

05/24/2014

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12 Diagnosed With Whooping Cough At Taylor Allderdice High School

Pittsburgh Public Schools officials and the Allegheny County Health Department have confirmed 11 cases of whooping cough at a city high school.

05/14/2014

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Feral Cat Attacks Woman, 2 Kids In Spring Hill

A Pittsburgh woman and her young daughter and nephew are being treated for rabies after police say they were attacked by a feral cat.

05/10/2014

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Allegheny County Health Dept. Investigating Measles Case

Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department who are investigating after a resident was diagnosed with measles are urging anyone who may have been exposed to report it.

05/08/2014

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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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