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Dr. John Williams, the head of the COVID-19 Medical Response Office, clarified details about Pitt’s vaccination effort, which could provide shots to up to 800 people, at Thursday afternoon’s Senate Council meeting.

Students in ‘clinical-facing positions’ to receive vaccines late next week

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor January 22, 2021
Students in “clinical-facing positions” will be able to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment for next Thursday or Friday at the Petersen Events Center, according to COVID-19 Medical Response Office officials.
Chair of the Board of Health Lee Harrison described resources available at the Allegheny County Health Department and CDC.

Health department holds coronavirus press conference

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2020
The Allegheny County Health Department will not have COVID-19 test kits for “a few months,” Kristen Mertz, ACHD medical epidemiologist, said at a press conference Monday morning. 
The Allegheny County Health Department cited Las Palmas #2 for one low-risk health code violation Tuesday.

Las Palmas cited for health violation

By Jon Moss, News Editor January 30, 2020
The Allegheny County Health Department cited Las Palmas #2 for one health code violation Tuesday.
The Allegheny County Health Department cited Pitt’s Forbes Street Market for two low-risk health code violations on Monday.

Forbes Street Market cited for two low-risk health code violations

By Jon Moss, News Editor January 7, 2020
The Allegheny County Health Department cited Pitt’s Forbes Street Market for two health code violations Monday.
The Halal Pitt food truck was permitted by the Allegheny County Health Department to reopen on Friday after being closed for multiple safety violations.

Halal Pitt food cart opens again after reinspection

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor November 19, 2019
An Allegheny County Health Department inspector cleared the halal food cart to reopen one day after it was ordered to close.
Allegheny County Health Department called for the temporary closure of the Halal Pitt food cart for health violations.

Halal Pitt food cart ordered to close after health inspection

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor November 15, 2019
The Halal Pitt cart, which is not affiliated with the University, was placed on red placard status after it received nine violations during an ACHD inspection.
The Las Palmas restaurant received 13 health violations from the Allegheny County Health Department Thursday.

Las Palmas receives 13 health code violations

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor November 15, 2019

Las Palmas #2, a convenience store and taco stand located at 326 Atwood St. in South Oakland, received 13 health code violations from a health inspector from the Allegheny County Health Department Thursday.  Of...

The ACHD cited The Perch for one high-risk violation and six low-risk violations Monday.

ACHD finds one high-risk health code violation at Perch

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor September 24, 2019
The Allegheny County Health Department visited The Perch at Sutherland Hall Monday for its first inspection in close to a year, citing the dining hall for one high-risk health code violation and six low-risk violations.
 two high-risk violations and two low-risk violations in a Monday report.

Bruegger’s reopens after health department re-inspection

By Erica Guthrie, Senior Staff Writer August 15, 2019
Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery in Oakland has reopened for business on Tuesday, after it was ordered to close on Saturday by the Allegheny County Health Department.
U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works plant.

Fire at U. S. Steel plant cuts power to key pollution control systems

By Jon Moss, News Editor June 18, 2019
An electrical fire occurred at U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke Works plant early Monday morning rendering desulfurization, or pollution control, systems inoperational, according to the Allegheny County Health Department.
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