Pennsylvania Department of Health
With more attention being paid to Lyme disease, the State Department of Health released some alarming new statistics today.
Gov.-elect Tom Wolf says he will name a top Maryland state official as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services and a former northeastern Pennsylvania hospital official as his secretary of the Department of Health.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has confirmed the first case of Enterovirus D68 in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Two area schools notified parents Thursday they had students with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, or EV68.
There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.
A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.
When an East Huntingdon Township woman showed up for work Tuesday, she was greeted by an angry deer foaming at the mouth.
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown officials have cancelled all indoor campus social events for the weekend as they believe a norovirus may be spreading among students.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Heinz Endowments has given researchers $415,000 to study whether asthma rates among Pittsburgh Public Schools students are as bad as school nurses say. As many as half of the district’s 26,000 […]
Hoping no one will ever need them, the state is making potassium iodide tablets available to people in certain areas.
The Norwin School District has reversed its decision and now says they will let 9 students attend the high school prom.
The flu emergency continues around the country. The latest numbers are out, and the illness continues to spread. In fact, things are worse in Allegheny County than anywhere else in the state.
CONSOL Energy has issued a health warning to 500 of its employees.
The Pennsylvania Health Department is offering people who live near the state’s five nuclear power plants free pills to protect against nuclear radiation. The agency plans to offer four potassium iodide tablets per person at […]