Red Onions Linked To Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened People In Pennsylvania And 30 Other StatesA multistate outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened almost 400 people in 31 states has been traced back to red onions, federal health officials said.
FDA Warns Public Of Potentially Toxic Hand Sanitizer BrandsThe FDA is warning consumers and health care providers about the growing number of hand sanitizers that contain methanol, which can be toxic.
CDC Reports 641 Cases Of Parasitic Infection Linked To Recalled Salad Mixes Nationwide With Cases In PennsylvaniaThe CDC is reporting 641 cases of Cyclospora across 11 states, including Pennsylvania, that are connected to bagged salad mixes.
President Trump And Coronavirus Task Force Say Kids Need To Go Back To SchoolAs the weeks go by, school districts are trying to figure out the best plan for returning to school in the fall -- and if that’s even the right decision to make.
Health Officials Reminding Importance Of Food Safety During Picnic And BBQ SeasonWith many of us spending more time outdoors to maintain social distancing during the pandemic, health experts are reminding everyone about the importance of food safety if you’re picnicking or barbecuing.
CDC Shifting Stance On Coronavirus Spread, Says It May Not Spread Easily From SurfacesThe CDC is shifting its stance on how COVID-19 spreads.
Health Department: 3 Teams From Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Sent To Pennsylvania To Combat Spread Of CoronavirusThe state Health Department said the CDC has sent three teams to Pennsylvania to help combat the spread of coronavirus.
Checking In With Susan Koeppen: Camp Guyasuta Putting Coronavirus Precautions In Place, But Plans To Open For Summer SeasonMany parents are thinking ahead to summer and wondering if summer camps will take place.
Coronavirus In Pittsburgh: CDC’s Ban On Gatherings Of 50-Plus People Puts End To Pittsburgh Marathon This year’s Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon will no longer go on due to the ban of gatherings of 50 people or more to stop the spread of Coronavirus.
City Of Pittsburgh Bans All Gatherings Of 50 Or More PeopleThe City of Pittsburgh has banned all gatherings of 50 or more people.
CDC: Cancel Or Postpone Events Of 50 Or More People For The Next 8 WeeksA new CDC recommendation is asking organizers to consider canceling or postponing events of 50 people or more.
UPMC Putting Plans In Place To In Case Of Confirmed Case Of COVID-19Even though there have been no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Allegheny County, UPMC is preparing to handle a confirmed case if it happens.
Pittsburgh Penguins Take Advice From UPMC, CDC, NHL To Combat Coronavirus ConcernsWith the first confirmed cases of Coronavirus hitting Pennsylvania, the Penguins are taking extra steps to ensure the health of players, employees and fans.
University Of Pittsburgh To Obtain Samples Of Coronavirus, Work To Develop VaccinePitt’s Center for Vaccine Research announced it's in the process of obtaining samples of novel coronavirus from the CDC.
FDA To Allow Use Of Coronavirus Test at U.S. LabsThe Food and Drug Administration is issuing an emergency authorization for the Wuhan Coronavirus test.