Number Of Syphilis Cases Increasing In PennsylvaniaThe Pennsylvania Department of Health has issued a health alert about a rise in syphilis cases.
Health Officials: Lab Test Results Negative For Measles In Potential Case In Delaware And Philadelphia CountiesThe Pennsylvania Department of Health announced Friday that lab test results came back negative in a potential case of measles in Delaware and Philadelphia counties that was announced earlier this week.
Health Department: Confirmed Cases Of Flu In Pa. Rising RapidlyOfficials at the Pennsylvania Department of Health say at least 11 people have died of the flu so far this year.
Pa. Health Department Ending Free Flu Shots For SchoolchildrenLetters are going out to parents from various school districts in the Commonwealth saying that, due to federal budget cuts, free influenza vaccines will no longer be available.
Penn State Brandywine Campus Holds Free Flu ClinicThe Pennsylvania Department of Health in partnership with the Delaware County Council hosted a free flu clinic at the Penn State Brandywine Campus.
Tips To Keep Yourself Safe From Ticks, Lyme DiseaseThis is a bad time of the year for ticks and Lyme disease, but there are preventative measures you can take to protect yourself.
2012-13 Flu Season Is Worst In A Decade, Say Area Health OfficialsThere were 23,000 flu cases verified in Pennsylvania as of March 23rd, and officials say most cases are not lab-verified.
Pa. Department Of Health Planning To Close Some State-Run Health CentersThe Pennsylvania Department of Health wants to close roughly half of the state-run health centers across the Commonwealth, but the Greater Philadelphia area won't feel the impact, for now.
PennDOT To Use Educational Video In Hopes Of Increasing Organ DonorsIn an effort to increase the number of Pennsylvanians who are organ donors, PennDOT has installed video monitors at some driver's license centers to educate the uninitiated.
Flu Outbreaks May Be Moderating in PennsylvaniaThe coughing and the body aches continue, as the flu continues to spread across the country.
Pennsylvania Seeing More Flu Cases, Fewer HospitalizationsThere were 5,059 flu cases across Pennsylvania last week, up from 4,256 cases the previous week.
Area Health Care Workers Encouraged To Get Flu ShotThe Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania along with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have a campaign underway encouraging health care workers to get their flu shots.