Western Pa. Experiencing Extremely Mild Flu SeasonSevere flu is being reported nationwide, but here in southwestern Pennsylvania, we seem to be dodging the bullet, at least for now.
Sexually-Transmitted Zika Case Confirmed In TexasHealth officials on Tuesday reported that a person in Texas has become infected with the Zika virus through sex in the first case of the illness being transmitted within the United States amid the current outbreak in Latin America.
Environmental Group Files Notice To Sue Coke ProducerA Pennsylvania environmental agency says it plans to sue North America's largest coke producer over clean air violations.
Two Restaurants In Pittsburgh Cited For Food-Safety ViolationsRudy's Grill in McKees Rocks and the Golden Gate Restaurant in Clairton both violated food-safety regulations, according to the Allegheny County Health Department.
How Do You Decide When Your Child Is Too Sick For School?t is a question many parents face during the school year, when do you decide that your child is too sick to go to school? Sometimes it is obvious but other times it’s not so clear. Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to give some tips.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Encourages Healthier Options At Local RestaurantsThis area is full of great restaurants, but we don't always know or choose the healthiest items on the menu.
Health Dept.’s Walk-In Clinic Providing Flu ShotsThe Allegheny County Health Department's walk-in clinic is providing flu shots.
Crews To Spray Pesticides Around City After Mosquitoes Found With West Nile VirusAllegheny County health department workers will treat city neighborhoods for mosquitoes after some tested positive for West Nile Virus.
Health Officials: Wash Hands Frequently To Avoid Shigella BacteriaAllegheny County health officials are urging people to use caution as a bacteria called Shigella is being passed around.
City Spraying Pesticide In West End After Mosquitoes Test Positive For West NileWith the news that samples of mosquitoes from Pittsburgh’s West End tested positive for West Nile Virus, local health officials have taken action.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Issues Rabies Alert For AreaDoctors say the last time a person in the state of Pennsylvania tested positive for rabies was back in 1984. They want to keep it that way.
Rainy Weather Breeding More Mosquitoes, Leads To West Nile ConcernsWhen it rains and water ponds, mosquitos breed faster than ever.