Director Of Allegheny County Health Department To Leave PositionDr. Karen Hacker, the director of Allegheny County Health Department, will leave the county at the end of July.
Allegheny County Leading The Way In Women LeadershipThe "Me Too" movement has highlighted the need for more women in leadership, and Allegheny County is leading the way with four women in charge of all four county authorities.
City Council Members Introduce 'Stop The Violence' InitiativeTwo members of Pittsburgh's City Council have introduced a new bill to cut down on gun violence.
Audit Of Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Announced Regarding Blood Lead LevelsAllegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner announced an audit the Allegheny County Health Department regarding data on blood lead levels.
Emergency Town Hall Held To Address Lead Poisoning Concerns In HomewoodAn emergency town hall meeting in Homewood addressed issues dealing with lead in the soil, paint and drinking water and what should be done about it.
New Placards Allow For Easy Checking Of Restauarant Inspection ReportsThe Allegheny County Health Department has unveiled new placards which will be on public display in numerous food establishments across the county.
Health Department Advising Millvale Residents Of Rabid AnimalsThe Allegheny County Health Department is advising people in the Borough of Millvale to be on the lookout for rabid animals.
Physicians Say Zika Could Cause Eye, Spine ProblemsThe Zika virus is not just an issue for pregnant women any more.
Allegheny County Resident Tests Positive For Zika VirusAn Allegheny County resident has tested positive for the Zika virus.
How Do You Decide When Your Child Is Too Sick For School?t is a question many parents face during the school year, when do you decide that your child is too sick to go to school? Sometimes it is obvious but other times it’s not so clear. Allegheny County Health Department Director Dr. Karen Hacker joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to give some tips.
Health Officials: More Allegheny Co. Kids Getting Measles Vaccinations At Recommended AgesThe measles - highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.
Death Blamed On Allegheny County Flu OutbreakA major flu outbreak has made for a miserable holiday season for hundreds of local people, and is being blamed for at least one death.
Local Chinese Food Warehouse Investigated For Rat InfestationA local food warehouse is being investigated by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
Allegheny Co. Health Officials Make Preparations For Possible Ebola CasesThe message was clear, there have been no local cases of Ebola, but those on the front lines are ready if needed.
Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Director Addresses Local Ebola FearsAs fears over Ebola creep closer to home, local health officials are doing all they can to ease the minds of those worried about it.