Allegheny County Health Department
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.
The Allegheny County Health Department and Whole Foods Market have issued a recall for some cheese over listeria concerns.
The Three Rivers Arts festival is known for its food. While the experience is not quite the same as sitting down in your favorite restaurant, food vendors still have to uphold the same strict health standards.
City of Pittsburgh Animal Control reports the first case of rabies in the city in 10 or possibly even 15 years.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr. Bruce Dixon, who finally speaks out publicly about his firing.
Dr. Bruce Dixon has been the director of the Allegheny County Health Department for nearly 20 years, but he could be out of a job Wednesday afternoon.
For 20 years he’s been the go-to guy for every health emergency, but it appears that Dr. Bruce Dixon’s days as head of the Allegheny County Health Department may be numbered.
A landlord is trying to get a hoarder out of an apartment in Pittsburgh’s Friendship neighborhood and now the Allegheny County Health Department is stepping in.
Although we are in the midst of flu season, the flu has been off to a slow start this year.
Imports of orange juice have been stopped, as the FDA tests for an anti-fungal agent. Higher than acceptable levels of this agent have been found in orange juice from Brazil.
A study conducted by a British insurance company says driving with a bad cold is like driving drunk. Motor safety experts found the driving skills of people who were sick dropped by 50 percent compared to those who are healthy.
The Allegheny County Health Department was called to Homewood today after emergency crews found deplorable conditions inside a home there today.
Now that winter’s here most of us are spending more time inside, but most of us aren’t alone. We’re not talking about your family here. We’re talking about germs that could be lurking in your home, including some places you may have never even dreamed.
The Allegheny Health Department says the norovirus has been detected at a local nursing home. The McKeesport Kane Regional Care has had about 25 cases in one area of the facility.
Health care settings like hospitals or long-term care facilities are vulnerable to bed bug infestations.