- Connecticut to receive about $10 million for lead abatement Updated: Aug-30-15 9:50 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The cities and New Haven and Waterbury and the Connecticut Department of Housing are receiving federal funds to help combat poisoning from lead-based paint in housing.
- Washoe County identifies person infected with West Nile Updated: Aug-29-15 1:07 pm
SPARKS, Nevada - A resident of Sparks has tested positive for West Nile virus after that person donated blood.
- Pet owners warned of spreading canine virus in Rhode Island Updated: Aug-29-15 9:44 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island health officials are warning dog owners that canine parvovirus is spreading around the state.
- Man pleads not guilty to anti-vaccination vandalism Updated: Aug-28-15 5:26 pm
LOS ANGELES - A Southern California man charged with spray-painting anti-vaccination graffiti on public buildings and freeway onramps has pleaded not guilty to vandalism.
- NY to require full vaccine series before kids start school Updated: Aug-28-15 4:48 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York state is changing school immunization requirements to ensure children receive their final doses of three standard vaccines before entering school.
- New Bedford firm recalls macadamias for possible Salmonella Updated: Aug-28-15 4:28 pm
NEW BEDFORD, Massachusetts - Sid Wainer and Son, a New Bedford produce and specialty foods company, is recalling macadamia nuts due to a potential Salmonella contamination.
- Southern Indiana's HIV outbreak tops 180 cases Updated: Aug-28-15 4:17 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - State health officials say the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history has now topped 180 cases.
- Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates Updated: Aug-28-15 11:50 am
CLEVELAND - The percentage of children receiving the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on time has increased in Ohio, and a state official said a measles outbreak might have helped raise awareness.
- Kapowsin Meats recalls pork from Washington, Oregon, Alaska Updated: Aug-28-15 5:16 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - Graham-based Kapowsin Meats is recalling more than 520,000 pounds of pork shipped to Washington, Oregon and Alaska after food inspectors found that it may be contaminated with salmonella.
- Peoria County gets $3.2 million to combat lead poisoning Updated: Aug-28-15 4:09 am
PEORIA, Illinois - Peoria County is getting $3.2 million from the federal government to protect children and their families from lead poisoning.
- About 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time Updated: Aug-27-15 8:55 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - State health officials say just 67 percent of Washington toddlers get all their vaccinations on time.
- Health official: States should post local vaccination info Updated: Aug-27-15 4:34 pm
NEW YORK - How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.
- State quarantines Big Island ohia trees due to fungus Updated: Aug-27-15 7:58 am
HILO, Hawaii - The state Board of Agriculture is banning shipments of ohia trees from leaving the Big Island in hopes of curbing the spread of a deadly fungus.
- School committee to send resolution against HPV mandate Updated: Aug-27-15 5:19 am
COVENTRY, Rhode Island - A school committee in Rhode Island plans to send a resolution to Gov. Gina Raimondo's office asking her to rescind the HPV vaccine mandate.
- Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in 11 states Updated: Aug-26-15 8:08 pm
NEW YORK - The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory.
- Ellettsville town offices to relocate after mold discovery Updated: Aug-26-15 5:25 pm
ELLETTSVILLE, Indiana - Town offices in the Monroe County community of Ellettsville will have to be relocated again after county health officials found mold.
- Cascadian Farm frozen green beans recalled due to listeria Updated: Aug-26-15 4:49 pm
NEW YORK - General Mills is recalling about 60,000 packages of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested positive for listeria.
- Denver Water to continue adding fluoride to drinking system Updated: Aug-26-15 1:02 pm
DENVER - Denver Water will continue adding fluoride to the drinking water of some 1.3 million Coloradans.
- Fluoride to remain in Martinsville's water supply Updated: Aug-26-15 7:16 am
MARTINSVILLE, Virginia - Martinsville will continue using fluoride in its water supply following a vote by the City Council.
- Officials: Missing forms needed for students to attend class Updated: Aug-26-15 5:22 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Officials with Jefferson County Public Schools say they are still waiting on immunization forms from about 1,200 of its youngest students.
- Pest control businesses see increase in Iowa bedbug cases Updated: Aug-25-15 4:07 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa - Pest control companies are reporting an increase in the number of bedbug cases in eastern Iowa homes.
- 20 Indiana counties could soon have needle exchanges Updated: Aug-25-15 2:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - About 20 Indiana counties could soon have needle-exchange programs in place or in the works to help prevent the spread of diseases such as HIV and hepatitis C among intravenous drug users, an infectious disease expert told a legislative panel.
- Baltimore gets $3.7M for lead removal Updated: Aug-25-15 10:52 am
BALTIMORE - Federal housing officials are awarding more than $3.7 million to Baltimore to eliminate lead poison hazards and perform assessments of hundreds of homes for low-income families.
- Rochester receives federal grants to combat lead poisoning Updated: Aug-25-15 6:07 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Officials say the city of Rochester will receive two federal grants totaling more than $3.6 million to help fight lead poisoning in the area.
- 101st Airborne receiving award for work fighting Ebola virus Updated: Aug-25-15 4:09 am
FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky - The 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell is being recognized for its efforts to fight the Ebola virus in Africa.