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Allegheny County Health Department

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County Chooses New Health Director

A new health director has been appointed by county officials.

05/31/2013

Raw Milk Health Alert

There’s a new warning about raw milk. It could be contaminated with bacteria.

05/29/2013

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Health Department Issues Warning About Contaminated Raw Milk

There’s a new warning about raw milk. It could be contaminated with bacteria.

05/29/2013

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CDC Study Finds 58% Of Public Pools Tested Positive For E.Coli

Many parents probably remember that popular primer on bodily functions called “Everybody Poops.” Now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning that human feces are found in more than half of public swimming pools.

05/17/2013

Allegheny County Health Department Restaurant Reports

The Allegheny County Health Department shut down two local restaurants for major violations.

04/17/2013

National Alcohol Screening Day Information

Today is National Alcohol Screening Day. It’s an annual event to raise public awareness about alcohol-related health concerns.

04/11/2013

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Residents, Health Dept. Concerned Over Monroeville Rat Infestation

Resident Cindy Woodward says that homeowners in the Garden City neighborhood of Monroeville have been wrangling over a persistent problem with rats since last spring.

04/10/2013

Health Department Seeking Nominations For Breastfeeding Friendly Place Awards

The Allegheny County Health Department is seeking nominations for its Breastfeeding Friendly Place Awards.

03/12/2013

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Health Dept. Issues Alert Over Roach Problem At Food Court Restaurant

A pizza place in the food court in the Mall at Robinson is in danger of being shut down. The Allegheny County Health Department says it’s infested with roaches and health inspectors have issued a consumer alert.

03/08/2013

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Former County Health Dept. Director Dr. Dixon Dies At 74

Former director of the Allegheny County Health Department, Dr. Bruce Dixon, passed away Wednesday morning at age 74.

02/20/2013

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Health Department Highlighting Trans Fat-Free Restaurants

Whether you’re cooking up some fries, sautéing vegetables, or frying some fish, what you cook it in can make a big difference for your health.

01/23/2013

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Flu-Related Deaths Could Increase

The flu has been deadly this year. Five deaths in Allegheny County, and this could go up.

01/16/2013

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Nasty Flu Season Has Some Still Seeking The Vaccine

Flu activity is widespread across much of the country. And in the state of Pennsylvania, Allegheny County has the most cases.

01/10/2013

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School District Works With Health Dept. To Prevent Whooping Cough From Spreading

Whooping cough in the Shaler Area School District is sounding an alarm. Out of an abundance of caution, Superintendent Wesley Shipley has issued a letter to parents.

01/03/2013

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Some Still Getting Sick Despite Getting Flu Vaccine

The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.

12/26/2012

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