Pennsylvania Health Department Urges HIV Tests After Dental Infection Procedures Were Not MetThe Pennsylvania Department of Health is urging some Berks County residents to get tested after an investigation discovered that a dental facility did not follow appropriate infection control procedures.
Pennsylvania's Flu Season Is Worst in Three YearsThere are about 11,000 confirmed cases in Pennsylvania so far this season, and 22 deaths.
PA Health Officials: Flu Virus A Busy Bug Since ThanksgivingThe Pennsylvania Department of Health reports a higher than normal number of flu cases so far this season.
Mosquito Spraying In Fairmount Park TonightAfter finding mosquitos that could potentially carry the West Nile virus, the Philadelphia Department of Health will spray tonight in parts of Fairmount Park.
New Cardiac Arrest Law Means Coaches Have Homework To DoPennsylvania's scholastic athletic coaches have some homework, meeting the guidelines of a just-implemented law on preventing sudden cardiac arrest.
Pennsylvania Health Officials Say Don't Eat Shellfish From KoreaThe FDA has not issued an official recall, but state Department of Agriculture spokeswoman Samantha Krepps advises Pennsylvanians to discard or return fresh or frozen shellfish products from Korea.
Pennsylvania Has First Listeria Illness Linked To Tainted CantaloupeHealth officials in Pennsylvania say a suburban Philadelphia woman is the state's first reported case of someone becoming ill after eating a cantaloupe tainted with listeria.
Number Of Infections Acquired In Pa. Hospitals Fell Last YearNew regulations for hospital-acquired infections took effect in Pennsylvania in 2008. The state Health department says those infections dropped by 3.4% overall between 2009 and 2010.
Pa. Health Officials Warn Of Another Possible Measles ExposureThis time, says state Health Department spokeswoman Christine Cronkright, the issue involves an international traveler who was in Philadelphia August 14th through the 17th.
Delaware County To Provide Free Flu Shots This WeekPennsylvania's Health Department will be offering free flu shot clinics throughout the state with the closest in Chester on December 9th, 10th and 11th.