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Allegheny County Health Department

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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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Allegheny County Health Dept.: “We Definitely Have Flu In The Region”

Allegheny County is off to a head start with this year’s flu season.

12/04/2012

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

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.

10/04/2012

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‘Tis The Season For A Stink Bug Invasion

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.

10/02/2012

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Roaches Invade Highland Park Homes

Despite assembling an arsenal of pesticides and putting bait traps everywhere, roaches keep invading some homes in a Highland Park neighborhood.

09/18/2012

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Seniors Line Up For Free Flu Shot In Homewood

The Allegheny County Health Department is getting involved to spread the word about the flu shot.

09/18/2012

Allegheny County Flu Shots

The Allegheny County Health Department has released its schedule for flu shots this fall.

09/18/2012

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Local Health Official Weighs In On NYC’s Sugary Drink Ban

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.

09/14/2012

Health Department’s Flu Vaccine Clinic

The arrival of cooler temperatures means that flu season is approaching.

09/10/2012

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Health Department To Open Flu Vaccine Clinic

The arrival of cooler temperatures means that flu season is just around the corner.

09/10/2012

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