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Allegheny County Health Department

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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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Health Department Issues Notice After Bacterial Meningitis Death

The Allegheny County Health Department has issued what it terms a “rare public-health notice” following a local man’s death from bacterial meningitis.

09/08/2012

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Tuberculosis Scare Rattles Local Nursing Home

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.

09/03/2012

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West Nile Concerns Prompt Officials To Spray For Mosquitoes Along East Busway

The Allegheny County Health Department is seeing samples of the highest number of mosquitoes infected with West Nile Virus since they began tracking the disease a decade ago.

08/23/2012

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Local Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

The Allegheny County Health Department and Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes Tuesday evening in some neighborhoods.

08/06/2012

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Canada Geese Droppings Cover North Shore Walkways

Canada geese are everywhere you look along the North Shore, but it’s what they’re leaving behind that’s a problem. The City of Pittsburgh and the Stadium and Exhibition Authority say they vacuum and flush as often as three times as week trying to stay on top of the poop.

07/16/2012

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Health Department, Whole Foods Issue Cheese Recall

The Allegheny County Health Department and Whole Foods Market have issued a recall for some cheese over listeria concerns.

07/12/2012

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