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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Rice in some school lunches contained tiny insects, West Allegheny discloses TribLIVE Jan 6, 2015 Food Safety PA
Allegheny County Health Department defends restaurant grading http://www.post-gazette.com/ Nov 6, 2014 Environmental Health,Food Safety PA
Health Department launches test of A-B-C cleanliness grades for restaurants http://www.post-gazette.com/ Jul 2, 2014 Environmental Health,Food Safety PA
Health Dept.: Pittsburgh residents may have been exposed to measles WPXI.com Feb 21, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations PA
Health Department Probing 5 E. Coli Cases At Oakland Restaurant http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/ Oct 30, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations,Food Safety PA
Allegheny County Health Department works to control spread of rabies www.wpxi.com Aug 12, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations PA
[OPINION] Have we awakened yet to dangers of cutting federal disaster aid? GoErie May 29, 2013 NACCHO in the News PA
Local Honored for Decades of Dedication to Public Health Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Apr 18, 2013 NACCHO in the News PA
Council Votes to Apply for $4K Medical Reserve Grant Daily Times Apr 4, 2013 NACCHO in the News PA
Experts Support Casey’s VA Plan Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Mar 27, 2013 NACCHO in the News PA
W-B Lauded for Health Preparedness Times-Leader Mar 15, 2013 NACCHO in the News PA
“Sequester” Cuts to Hit Health Care Hard York Daily Record Feb 28, 2013 NACCHO in the News PA
Delaware County to hold flu shot clinic Saturday at PSU Brandywine Mainline Media News Jan 15, 2013 Preparedness,Infectious Disease/Immunizations PA
Allegheny County Health Director Urges Vaccinations Amid Flu Uptick Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) Dec 6, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations PA
Restaurants were served up many obstacles from storm www.Phillyburbs.com Nov 2, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety PA
Allegheny County’s Air Pollution Advisers Ignored by Leaders in Formulating Rules TribLive Aug 23, 2012 NACCHO in the News PA
County Health Department to Go Back to the Drawing Board Tribune-Review Jul 12, 2012 NACCHO in the News PA
Health Department, Whole Foods Issue Cheese Recall CBS Pittsburgh Jul 12, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety PA
County Health Department: Watch Out for Skeeters Patch Mar 23, 2012 Environmental Health PA
Campylobacter Cases from Raw Milk Outbreak Reach 80 Food Safety News Mar 1, 2012 Food Safety PA
Pennsylvania Enters the Modern Age of HIV Prevention Philadelphia Inquirer Jan 27, 2012 General Interest PA
Montco Health Dept. Recognized for Emergency Preparedness The Mercury Jan 27, 2012 NACCHO in the News PA
County: Hale, Healthy for Emergencies Philadelphia Inquirer Jan 26, 2012 NACCHO in the News PA
Lane Leader Touts Innovation The Register-Guard Jan 11, 2012 Budget Cuts PA
Lehigh Valley Bi-County Health Board’s Future Remains Undetermined The Express-Times Jan 10, 2012 Budget Cuts PA
Bi-County Health Bureau Won’t Start in 2012 The Morning Call Jan 9, 2012 Budget Cuts PA
Funding Cuts Put Emergency Preparedness at Risk Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dec 20, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
EPA expected to OK Air Quality Plan 90.5 Public Radio Nov 29, 2011 Environmental Health PA
Bi-County Health Department Still a Possibility for the Lehigh Valley The Express-Times Oct 17, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Hunterdon County Job Cuts Strain Workers, But Keep Taxes in Check The Express-Times Sep 18, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Oakland Invites You to ‘Eat Smart! Eat Here!’ Post-Gazette.com Sep 15, 2011 Chronic Disease PA
County to Discuss Budget Tuesday Brenham Banner-Press Sep 12, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Healthier lunches coming to Oakland University of Pittsburgh Sep 1, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health PA
Allegheny County Health Dept. Director Weighs In On High Asthma Numbers WTAE.com Aug 11, 2011 Chronic Disease PA
Smoking Ban Considered for Parks YourSouthHills.com Aug 11, 2011 Chronic Disease PA
Livingston County Sets Wellness Clinics MyWebTimes.com Aug 11, 2011 Chronic Disease PA
Bellevue Council President Responds to High Asthma Numbers In Students WTAE.com Aug 8, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health PA
HHS Preparedness Grants Help Cities Plan for Anthrax Attacks The News Eagle Aug 2, 2011 General Interest PA
Corner-store program brings healthy food to the masses Philly.com Jul 29, 2011 Chronic Disease PA
The Germinators Philadelphia Inquirer May 30, 2011 Immunization PA
Funding Woes for PA Fight Against Rabies Beaver County Times May 16, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Funding woes in PA fight against rabies Beaver County Times May 14, 2011 Immunization PA
Public Health Cuts: Risky, Shortsighted [OPINION] Philadelphia Inquirer May 11, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
City Grocery Stores, Butcher Shops to be Affected by New Ordinance Standard Speaker May 1, 2011 General Interest PA
Local Program Encourages Healthy Lifestyle The Tribune-Democrat Apr 27, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Ohio County Has New Health Department Head Philadelphia Tribune Apr 26, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
They're working toward No. 1 Burlington County Times Apr 26, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Middle of the Pack Daily American Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Pa. Counties Struggle with Whether to Stay in Nursing Home Business GoErie.com Apr 3, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Area's health among state's worst Standard Speaker Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Chester, Montgomery, Bucks in top 10 healthiest counties Philadelphia Inquirer Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
High rate of morbidity in Northampton County renews calls for joint health department Express-Times Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Delco still ranks 36th for health Daily Times Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Lehigh Valley slips in county health rankings The Morning Call Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Report: Erie County residents are fat smokers, drinkers Erie Times-News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Study finds Berks people getting healthier The Reading Eagle Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
County health ranking better than last time The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings PA
Philadelphia Eyes a Boost in Real Estate Tax Revenue The Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 22, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Philadelphia Plans New Weapon in Fight Against Obesity Newsworks Feb 15, 2011 General Interest PA
Increase in whooping cough cases prompts health alert Bucks County Courier Times Jan 30, 2011 Immunization PA
Some doctors, patients fight against anti-vaccine movement Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jan 23, 2011 Immunization PA
Allegheny County to Review Eateries’ Safety Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jan 13, 2011 General Interest PA
Bi-County Health Agency Kaput The Morning Call Jan 11, 2011 General Interest PA
Bi-County Health Department Plan Could End Monday WFMZ Jan 7, 2011 Budget Cuts PA
Flu kills 2 adults, one child in Montco Philadelphia Inquirer Jan 5, 2011 Immunization PA
All they want for Christmas…is a flu shot Tri-Country Record (PA) Dec 22, 2010 Immunization PA
Another Blow to Bi-County Health Department The Morning Call Dec 16, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
‘Clusters’ of Death Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Dec 13, 2010 General Interest PA
OPINION: Urgent Need Remains for Bi-County Health Bureau The Morning Call Dec 6, 2010 General Interest PA
Philadelphia Targets Underage Smoking USA Today Dec 2, 2010 General Interest PA
Chester County May Cut Workforce to Help Close Budget Gap The Philadelphia Inquirer Dec 1, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Bucks County Considers Options to Plug $8.8 Million Budget Shortfall Montgomery News Dec 1, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Housing Woes May Contribute to Poor Health HealthDay News Nov 9, 2010 General Interest PA
Controversial Allegheny Health Grading Policy Could Return Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Nov 8, 2010 General Interest PA
OPINION: Moldy Leftover: The County's Food Inspection Program Is Overdue Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Nov 7, 2010 General Interest PA
Health Inspection Program Delayed Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Nov 4, 2010 General Interest PA
When Poverty Means Hunger for the Right Food The Philadelphia Inquirer Oct 31, 2010 General Interest PA
Are Emergency Water Supplies Safe Fed and States Can't Tell for Sure Chicago Tribune Oct 26, 2010 General Interest PA
Job Cuts, Reduced Library Hours, Wage Freezes Proposed in 2011 Erie County Budget Erie Times-News Oct 2, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
N.J. Family Planning Centers Feel State Cuts The Philadelphia Inquirer Sep 23, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Restaurant Industry to Have Role in Health Grading System Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sep 23, 2010 General Interest PA
Munchak Predicts More County Layoffs The Scranton Times Tribune Sep 9, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Storytelling Tradition Illuminates Environmental Public Health The Nation’s Health (American Public Health Association) Sep 1, 2010 General Interest PA
North Philadelphia Neighborhood Gets a Produce Market The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug 6, 2010 General Interest,Good News PA
CDC Awards Local HIV Prevention Funding The Philadelphia Gay News Aug 5, 2010 Good News PA
Philadelphia Department of Health's Web Videos Follow 4 Smokers as They Try to Kick the Habit Philadelphia Daily News Aug 3, 2010 General Interest PA
Countywide Health Department Off the Table -- Again York Daily Record Jul 26, 2010 Budget Cuts,General Interest PA
City Workers Struggle to Fill Void Standard Speaker Jul 20, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
OPINION: Lehigh Valley Has Historic Chance to Address Health Issues The Morning Call Jul 17, 2010 General Interest PA
Valley Health Board Cost Put at $10 Million The Morning Call Jul 14, 2010 General Interest PA
Two Rivers Health & Wellness Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Lehigh Valley Health Department The Express-Times Jul 13, 2010 Good News PA
Allegheny Co. Health Department Offers Free Appliance Recycling Program WPXI Pittsburgh Jul 7, 2010 General Interest PA
Allegheny County Steps up Effort to Prevent Crib Deaths Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jul 6, 2010 General Interest,Good News PA
Phila. Using Stimulus Funds to Fight Obesity, Smoking The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul 5, 2010 Good News PA
Service Providers, Agencies Brace for Reduced Spending Williamsport-Sun Gazette Jul 3, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Armstrong County Health Center to Get a $59,500 Grant Leader Times Jul 2, 2010 Good News PA
Lehigh Valley Health Agency Plans on Hold The Morning Call May 28, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Delco Study Cites Gaps in Public Health Services The Philadelphia Inquirer May 13, 2010 General Interest PA
Budget Cuts Hamper Erie County's West Nile Program: State Cuts Mean Less Protection Erie Times-News May 4, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
County Leaders Tackle Poor Health Ranking The Tribune-Democrat Mar 30, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Philadelphia Gets Healthy Slice of Anti-Obesity Funds Philadelphia Business Journal Mar 22, 2010 Good News PA
Rise in Syphilis, Cuts in Funding a Worry in Philadelphia The Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 20, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Public Expresses Health Concerns at County Council Meeting Delaware County Daily Times Mar 10, 2010 County Health Rankings,General Interest PA
Study Ranking Healthiest Counties Debated Meadville Tribune Mar 3, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Erie's Poor at Risk for Major Health Problems: Erie Not Immune to Cause and Effect Erie Times-News Mar 1, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Health ‘Call for Action’: Leaders Plan Response to Cambria’s Poor Ranking in State Report The Tribune-Democrat Mar 1, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Fit as a Fiddle Sadly, That’s Not How Carbon and Schuylkill Counties Stack Up Times News Inc. Feb 27, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Welcome to Pennsylvania's Healthiest County Main Line Media News Feb 27, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Chester County Ranked the Healthiest County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Bulletin Feb 25, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Schuylkill County Near Bottom in Overall Health; Drinking, Smoking, Obesity Rates Higher Than State Average Republican Herald Feb 21, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Study Stokes Debate over County Health Department Delaware County Daily Times Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Counties Rank Near Bottom in Health Standard Speaker Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
County Health Rank Is 52nd out of 67 The Herald Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Pike Ranks High on Healthy Counties List Pocono News Feb 19, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
NEPA Counties Are among the State's Least Healthy Scranton Times-Tribune Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
County Ranks Low in Study of Residents' Health Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Bucks, Montco among State's Healthiest The Intelligencer Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Chesco Ranked the Healthiest County in Pa. The Mercury News Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Philadelphians Ranked Least Healthy in State The Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Berks Gets Good Marks in Health Reading Eagle Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Allegheny 49th in Health among State's 67 Counties Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
The Healthiest County in PA Chesco, Study Says The Philadelphia Inquirer Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings PA
Support for Regional Health Agency Remains Shaky; Meeting Underscores Growing Northampton County Skepticism The Morning Call Jan 12, 2010 Budget Cuts PA
Erie County Council Passes 2010 County Budget: County Approves Millage Increase, Cuts 20 Jobs Erie Times-News Nov 18, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Council Trims $900,000: County Could Eliminate 20 Positions in Order to Meet Budget Erie Times-News Nov 15, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Budget Cuts Affect AIDS/HIV Agencies in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Associated Content Nov 13, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Funding Cut for Franklin County Stop-Smoking Program Public Opinion Oct 23, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Decrease in State Funding Causes Clinic to Limit Free Services Daily Collegian Oct 20, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Ariz. Reliant on Federal Money for Swine Flu Work Express-Times Sep 17, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 PA
Phila. Health Clinics to Charge for Care The Philadelphia Inquirer Sep 16, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Charities Call for End to Impasse in McKees Rocks; Budget Delay Halts Programs Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sep 3, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Providers Put Human Face on Budget Crisis Courier Express Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Lag in State Funds Hurts County: Harrisburg Hang-up Means Agencies, Others Feel Pinch Erie Times-News Aug 29, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Layoffs, Other Budget-Cutting Measures on the Table for Dauphin County Patriot-News Aug 27, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Valley West Nile Programs Cut Daily Item Aug 26, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Mayor Nutter Details Necessary Steps to Implement Plan C Budget Cuts, Transmits Revised Budget to City Council States News Service Aug 20, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Plans for Flu Shots Hit 2 Snags Erie Times-News Aug 20, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
Layoffs are Imminent for State Workers Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Aug 11, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
City Will Slash 3,000 Jobs If Budget Woes Continue Philadelphia Daily News Jul 30, 2009 Budget Cuts PA
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