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Taxonomy Code: JP

Programs that protect and improve the health of the population through comprehensive efforts at the community level to prevent, control and eradicate disease and disabilities; eliminate environmental health hazards; promote sanitary living conditions; and recognize, prevent and control conditions in the workplace that constitute health hazards or place workers at risk for accidents.

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Healthy LivingThe Pennsylvania Department of Health provides numerous ways to maintain and improve your health for you and your family. Go to our website at for more information about available programs and eligibility criteria.Dauphin*Main Site (PA Department of Health)Pennsylvania Department of Health
State Health Hotline and InformationGeneral health information and referrals including free pamphlets on health topics such as nutrition, drugs and alcohol, VD, etc. Sexually transmitted disease counseling is provided. Donor cards for kidney and other organs are issued. Reporting and prevention information on West Nile Virus, reports of dead birds. Birth/Death certificates; Nursing Home complaints; restaurant complaintsDauphinPennsylvania Department of HealthPennsylvania Department of Health
University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Environmental Law ClinicWorking largely in the areas of water quality, water rights, mining, solid waste disposal, and land use, the Environmental Law Clinic represents low-income clients in matters ranging from legislative drafting to litigation to client counseling.AlleghenyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of LawUniversity of Pittsburgh

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