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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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    Youth Summer Lunch Program Expanded

    June 29 2018
    Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell today announced the opening of five new “OPEN” sites in the city which will offer free summer meals for youth age 18 and under through the federal nutrition program.
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    Allentown Competes for Hunger Grant

    April 25 2018
    Allentown is one of 14 cities selected by the National League of Cities (NLC), in partnership with Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), to attend the CHAMPS: Cities Combating Hunger Leadership Academy in Kansas City, Missouri next month.
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    AHB Offering Concussion Education

    April 24 2018
    With spring sports being in full swing, the Allentown Health Bureau wants to remind everyone – coaches, players, parents and officials, of the dangers of concussions.
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