Allegheny County Board Of Health Discusses Mandatory Lead Testing ProposalShould children in Allegheny County have their lead levels tested? The county Board of Health met to discuss the issue Wednesday.
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force Urges Residents To Get Tested As Syphilis Cases SpikeThe Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force wants to curve a spike in cases of syphilis in Allegheny County.
Allegheny County Proposal Suggests Required Lead Testing For Young ChildrenIt was a major problem that will forever be associated with Flint, Mich., and now local health officials are considering mandatory lead testing for young children.
Flu Cases Increasing Across Region And NationwideNationwide, the CDC says they expect flu activity to keep increasing across the country over the next several weeks.
Official: Health Dept. Hasn't Prioritized Responding To Lead Level ConcernsOfficials say the result of an audit show that the Allegheny County Health Department has not prioritized responding to local concerns about elevated lead levels in public water.
Health Officials Issue New Pollution Warnings In Downtown PittsburghThere are new warnings about pollution in Pittsburgh, which could affect tens of thousands of people who live and work Downtown.
Legionella Case Confirmed At McKeesport Personal Care HomeAllegheny County officials confirm a resident at the Kane Regional Center in McKeesport has tested positive for Legionella.
Warning Issued After Rabid Raccoon Attacks Dog In SewickleyThe Allegheny County Health Department has issued a warning for people in Sewickley after a dog was attacked by a rabid raccoon.
Health Department: Substantial Increase In Syphilis CasesThe Allegheny County Health Department is responding to a new report that shows an unprecedented high for sexually transmitted diseases in the United States.
Rabies Precaution Issued In EtnaThe Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) issued a rabies warning for Etna residents Friday.
Oakland Restaurant Facing Health Department ViolationsThe Allegheny County Health Department has issued a consumer alert for an Oakland restaurant.
People Voice Strong Opinions For, Against Proposed Vaping BanThe Allegheny County Health Department listened Monday to comments for and against a proposed ban on vaping in public spaces.