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    Drug Take Back Day April 27

    April 16 2019
    Are there expired or unused prescription and over-the counter medicines in your home? Then bring them to the National Take Back Day drug collection events in Allentown on Saturday, April 27.
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    Allentown Marks National Public Health Week

    April 01 2019
    The City of Allentown marked National Public Health Week (NPHW) with a recognition ceremony this morning in City Council Chambers.
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    Firehouse Fridays Provide Free Youth Meals

    March 15 2019
    Building on the successful expansion of the free summer meal program for youth, Mayor Ray O’Connell announced this afternoon that the City of Allentown and its partners are extending the program to Firehouse Fridays after school.
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    AHB Participating in Get Help Now Week

    December 07 2018
    The Allentown Health Bureau will offer naloxone for a limited time on Thursday, December 13 as part of Stop Overdoses in PA: Get Help Now Week.
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    City Updating Comprehensive Plan

    October 22 2018
    Mayor Ray O’Connell and the City of Allentown are seeking public participation as the city embarks on updating its comprehensive plan.
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    Drug Take Back Day October 27

    October 18 2018
    Are there expired or unused prescription and over-the counter medicines in your home? Then bring them to the National Take Back Day drug collection events in Allentown on Saturday, October 27. 
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    Spraying for West Nile Virus

    September 24 2018
    Mosquitoes capable of carrying West Nile virus will be under attack tonight in Allentown and South Whitehall Township.
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    Second Rabid Skunk Found in City

    August 17 2018
    A skunk picked up this week in the 600 block of N. Tacoma Street in the city of Allentown has tested positive for rabies. It is the second such incident in the last three weeks.
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    Allentown Wins $125,000 Hunger Grant

    August 02 2018
    Allentown will receive a $125,000 competitive grant and 18 months of technical assistance from the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) to expand after school and out-of-school meal programs.
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    Rabid Skunk Found in City

    July 31 2018
    The City of Allentown’s Bureau of Health and Animal Control are reminding pet owners to keep their animals up to date on rabies vaccinations.
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