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Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

Robert Morris University will begin issuing required COVID-19 tests to students

John Blinn, News Editor October 21, 2020

UPDATE: The original version of this article featured information about a saliva test for COVID-19 that would take less than 15 minutes to complete. The team at Curative Inc. has since clarified that...

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Raccoon captured in Indiana Twp. tests positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor April 13, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Health Department has confirmed yet another case of rabies in the area. Last week, a raccoon was captured around the 200 block of Little Deer Creek Road in Indiana...

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Flu deaths increase to 10 in Allegheny Co.

Gage Goulding, News Editor March 27, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Ten people have now died from the flu this season in the Pittsburgh area. Health officials at the Allegheny County Health Department released on Wednesday that two more county residents...

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Two more flu deaths reported in Allegheny County

Michael Delehanty, Contributor March 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH — There have been two more reported flu-related deaths for 2019 in Allegheny County. The Allegheny County Health Department has been notified that one male in his mid-80s and a female in...

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Sixth flu death reported in Allegheny County

Gage Goulding, News Editor March 14, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Officials report that a sixth person has died from the flu this year. According to a statement from the Allegheny County Health Department officials, another Allegheny County resident...

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Second flu death reported in Allegheny Co., officials encourage immunizations

Gage Goulding, News Editor March 3, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Allegheny County Health Department has released that another person has died due to the flu. Officials said in a statement to the media that this is the second flu death this season. A...

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Raccoons captured test positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor February 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Health Department has confirmed that two more raccoons have tested positive for rabies. The first case was confirmed on Feb. 15 when the raccoon was captured near...

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First case of rabies in 2019 confirmed in Allegheny Co.

Marlissa Miller, Contributor January 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The first case of rabies in Allegheny County this year has been confirmed. The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) confirmed that two raccoons brought into their facilities have...

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First flu death reported in Allegheny Co.

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH – The first flu-related death has been reported in Allegheny County. Director of the Allegheny County Health Department Dr. Karen Hacker reported the information of the death. According...

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Health Department donates money to prevent overdoses

Michael Delehanty, Contributor December 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- The Allegheny County Health Department has donated a total of $47,500 in five mini-grants of $9,500 to community organizations in an effort to prevent deadly opioid overdoses in communities...

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