Dr. Ron Voorhees
When a female resident at York Commons was diagnosed last month with pneumonia caused by legionella bacteria, county officials tested a water sample from the a senior citizens’ high-rise in Lawrenceville. The results forced them into action.
The Allegheny County Health Department is getting involved to spread the word about the flu shot.
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.
The Allegheny County Health Department has issued what it terms a “rare public-health notice” following a local man’s death from bacterial meningitis.
A big measles outbreak in Europe has health officials watching for any concerning patterns here.