Allegheny County Health Department
The flu has been deadly this year. Five deaths in Allegheny County, and this could go up.
Flu activity is widespread across much of the country. And in the state of Pennsylvania, Allegheny County has the most cases.
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.
The flu vaccine is designed to protect against the most commonly circulating strains of the virus expected in a given season.
Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year’s flu season.
There are new details on a nationwide meningitis outbreak. The Allegheny County Health Department is now working with other agencies to contact patients who could be infected.
Some people in our area are reporting an invasion of stink bugs. Bill Todaro, an entomologist from the Allegheny County Health Department, says less daylight make the bugs bug you.
Despite assembling an arsenal of pesticides and putting bait traps everywhere, roaches keep invading some homes in a Highland Park neighborhood.
The Allegheny County Health Department is getting involved to spread the word about the flu shot.
The Allegheny County Health Department has released its schedule for flu shots this fall.
Dr. Ron Voorhees, the acting director of the Allegheny County Health Department, stood outside his office with a bottle of pop in his hand to show us how drink sizes have gotten bigger over the years.
The arrival of cooler temperatures means that flu season is approaching.
The arrival of cooler temperatures means that flu season is just around the corner.
The Allegheny County Health Department has issued what it terms a “rare public-health notice” following a local man’s death from bacterial meningitis.
The Meadowcrest Nursing Center is a quiet extended care facility off of Braun Road in Bethel Park. Residents and staff, however, have been shaken by the news that a resident was recently diagnosed with Tuberculosis.