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    AHB Administering Shingles Vaccine

    May 23 2016
    The Allentown Health Bureau has received a supply of Shingles vaccine (Zostavax) that is available free to any Pennsylvania resident that meets certain criteria.
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    World Health Organization Declares Zika Concern

    May 17 2016
    On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization declared Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Local transmission has been reported in developing countries, but only travel associated cases have been reported within theUnited ...
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    Get Rid of Old Medicines Safely

    April 12 2016
    Residents can safely get rid of expired or unused prescription and over-the counter medicines in their homes at a National Take Back Day drug collection event in Allentown on Saturday, April 30.
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    Million Clicks for Million Hearts

    April 07 2016
    Allentown is encouraging walkers to join its Million Clicks for Million Hearts campaign!
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    HOPE Program Scheduled

    February 29 2016
    The Allentown Health Bureau invites the public to a 90 minute session on the HOPE program on Monday, March 14 beginning at 6pm in Allentown City Council Chambers.
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    Free Radon Test Kits Available

    January 19 2016
    The Allentown Health Bureau in cooperation with the American Lung Association and the PA Department of Environmental Protection is offering free radon test kits to Lehigh Valley residents who have never completed a prior radon test in their home.
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    Rabid Cat Found in City

    December 03 2015
    The Allentown Health Bureau is alerting residents that rabies is present in the community after two stray cats recently tested positive for the disease.
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    AHB Offers Flu Shots to Homebound

    November 16 2015
    Allentown Health Bureau nurses will deliver flu shots to city of Allentown residents who are homebound and cannot travel to their physician offices.
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    Amato Honored by NLC

    November 06 2015
    Allentown Health Bureau Nutrition & Physical Activity Manager Tina Amato was honored by the National League of Cities (NLC) Thursday in Nashville, Tennessee for building partnerships to make Allentown a healthier place.
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    Allentown Assists Papal Visit

    September 28 2015
    Members of the Allentown Health Bureau and Allentown Fire Department were among the thousands who assisted Philadelphia officials with the visit of Pope Francis this past weekend.
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