Pa. Department of Health

Judge Promises Quick Ruling in Pa. Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Dispute

Commonwealth Court judge Dan Pellegrini heard arguments on whether the state’s Department of Health has standing to bring the case, and whether the case belongs in state Supreme Court instead.


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Pennsylvania Identifies First Meningitis Case Linked To Outbreak

Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.



3 More Cases Of West Nile Reported In Philadelphia Area

Two of the cases of West Nile are in Delaware County men, and the third is a woman in Centre County.


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West Nile Virus Makes Its Earliest-Ever Seasonal Appearance In Pennsylvania

It’s the earliest detection of the virus in Pennsylvania since the state began monitoring in 2000.


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Health Officials Seek Man Who Unknowingly Held Rabid Fox in Wayne, Pa.

Radnor Township police responded to the 400 block of East Lancaster Avenue on Monday afternoon, after a call came in about an injured fox. Later, the fox tested positive for rabies.


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Pennsylvania’s New Voter ID Card Law – What You Need To Know

Pennsylvania’s new voter ID law requires that, beginning in November of this year, all voters present a photo ID every time they vote. But you need to plan ahead.


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Pennsylvania State Workers Fired In Wake Of West Philadelphia Abortion Probe

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett has fired some state workers and suspended others in the wake of a far-reaching investigation of a West Philadelphia abortion clinic by a Philadelphia grand jury.


Vaccination Clinics Open For Whooping Cough Cases in Pa.

  A growing number of whooping couch cases in Delaware County has prompted the Pennsylvania Department of Health to set up vaccination clinics.