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Officials Issue Warning After Person With Measles Rides Port Authority Bus

Officials are asking people to come forward, after it was discovered that a person rode a Port Authority bus while infected with measles.

02/21/2014

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County Hoping To Implement New System To Grade Restaurants

A new way of grading restaurants could be coming to Allegheny County.

01/09/2014

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Pa. Sues To Stop Issuance Of Gay Marriage Licenses

State officials in Pennsylvania are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.

07/30/2013

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Irwin Students Go To Prom Despite Not Having Chickenpox Vaccine

Nine students in a western Pennsylvania school district who were told they couldn’t attend their prom because they hadn’t been vaccinated for chickenpox were able to attend after all.

05/11/2013

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Popcorn Warehouse Shut Down By Health Department

The health department has shut down a local popcorn shop.

KDKA-TV–03/13/2013

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Restaurant Inspections To Be Available Online

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is working on a system to aggregate thousands of restaurant inspection reports each month from counties and municipalities and post them on its website.

01/06/2013

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Plan To Grade Local Restaurants Scrapped

While the Allegheny County Health Department wanted to grade restaurants according to how clean and sanitary they are, the county board of health has reversed itself and rejected the grading system.

09/08/2011

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Health Department Giving Away FREE Smoke Alarms

Now, through a program funded by the state Department of Health, the Allegheny County Health Department is giving smoke alarms to owners of homes with no smoke alarms or alarms that are more than 10 years old – considered too old to be reliable.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/19/2011

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Q&A Tuesdays with Mike Pintek 7-12-11

Mike Pintek was joined in the studio by Dr. Bruce Dixon, the Allegheny County Health Department Director.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/12/2011

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Health Code Violations Found At School Cafeterias

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Health Department inspects school cafeterias just like they inspect restaurants for health violations. While many school cafeterias are safe and sanitary, KDKA’s Paul Martino found others with critical health code violations […]

KDKA-TV–11/22/2010

County Behind On Food Checkup

Rob Pratte talks with county health Director Dr. Bruce Dixon. Dr Dixon said that they are doing the best that they can and understands that there are problems and one is the way they consider […]

07/04/2010

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