Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
Kim Glovas
May 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced an outbreak of hepatitis A in the state, with Philadelphia and Allegheny counties being hit the hardest. In response, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its own numbers. Doctor Steve Alles,...
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Dentist.
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Antionette Lee
March 25, 2019 - 8:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia health officials are urging patients at dentist practices in the city to get tested for HIV and other diseases. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is warning patients of Trieu Family Dental Clinics to get tested for HIV, hepatitis C and...
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Vials of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine
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Kim Glovas
March 15, 2019 - 5:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — According to Temple University, confirmed cases of the mumps have risen to 49, and an additional 37 cases are possible. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health, working with Temple University Student Health Services, said 46 of the cases are in Philadelphia, and...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
September 18, 2018 - 8:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The word is getting out and more teens are receiving the vaccinations they need, according to Philadelphia health officials. Dr. Kristen Feemster, medical director for the immunization program at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, said vaccination rates are...
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2018 - 9:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A City Council committee will hold hearings Wednesday on a bill that would dismantle Board of Health regulations aimed at preventing smoking among low-income youth. The Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Board of Health adopted the rules two years ago to...
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