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Raccoon captured in Indiana Twp. tests positive for rabies

Raccoon captured in Indiana Twp. tests positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

April 13, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

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 Township. This is the 17th reported case of rabies in Allegheny County in 2019. There have been five...

Flu deaths increase to 10 in Allegheny Co.

Flu deaths increase to 10 in Allegheny Co.

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

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 have died due to the flu. Both a male in his early 30s and a female in her early 90s died this...

Two more flu deaths reported in Allegheny County

Two more flu deaths reported in Allegheny County

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

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 her late 60s have died due to flu complications over the past month. This brings the total to eight...

Sixth flu death reported in Allegheny County

Sixth flu death reported in Allegheny County

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News, Top Stories

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 has died from the flu. Officials say a woman in her mid-80s died due to flu complications. Flu...

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

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

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 3, 2019


Filed under News

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 male in his mid-70s has died due to flu complications, according to health officials. Flu...

Raccoons captured test positive for rabies

Raccoons captured test positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 28, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

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 the 1500-block of Glencoe Avenue in Greentree Borough. The second case was reported on Feb. 20 at...

First case of rabies in 2019 confirmed in Allegheny Co.

First case of rabies in 2019 confirmed in Allegheny Co.

Marlissa Miller, Contributor

January 26, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

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 tested positive for rabies. One raccoon was found near the 1500 block of Duffield Street in the City...

First flu death reported in Allegheny Co.

First flu death reported in Allegheny Co.

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Manager

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

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 to a press release, the deceased was a 90-year-old female resident who had underlying medical conditions. "The...

Health Department donates money to prevent overdoses

Health Department donates money to prevent overdoses

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Pittsburgh News

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 that have been heavily impacted by overdoses. The organizations that received the mini-grants...