Dr. Karen Hacker
The measles – highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.
A major flu outbreak has made for a miserable holiday season for hundreds of local people, and is being blamed for at least one death.
A local food warehouse is being investigated by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
The message was clear, there have been no local cases of Ebola, but those on the front lines are ready if needed.
As fears over Ebola creep closer to home, local health officials are doing all they can to ease the minds of those worried about it.
The mistakes surrounding the United States’ first Ebola case has been well documented.
Two area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.
Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department who are investigating after a resident was diagnosed with measles are urging anyone who may have been exposed to report it.
With the weather dropping to a new record cold, many people have chosen to stay indoors. What are some precautions you should be taking?
An E. coli outbreak linked to a restaurant in Oakland sickened five people this month. Today, the restaurant reopened and the Health Department has not nailed down the source of the E. coli.
The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating after five people were diagnosed with E. coli infections after eating at a restaurant in Oakland this month.
A new health director has been appointed by county officials.