Health officials are sending out warnings after the number of Whooping Cough cases has doubled the yearly average.
Officials are asking people to come forward, after it was discovered that a person rode a Port Authority bus while infected with measles.
A new way of grading restaurants could be coming to Allegheny County.
State officials in Pennsylvania are asking a court to stop a rogue county from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
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.
The health department has shut down a local popcorn shop.
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.
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.
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.
Mike Pintek was joined in the studio by Dr. Bruce Dixon, the Allegheny County Health Department Director.
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 […]
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 […]