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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Blue-Green Algae Has Arrived:

June 28. 2012 – Know The Risks and How to Protect Yourself The Peterborough Public Health announced today that the season for blue-green algae has arrived on area lakes and is advising residents to protect themselves from this potential health risk. “Blue-green algae blooms can come and go quickly in lakes, so residents should visit Public […]

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First Charges Laid Under City Bylaw Prohibiting Smoking in City Parks

June 27, 2012 – The first charges have been laid under the City of Peterborough’s bylaw prohibiting smoking in all municipally-owned parks. The charges were laid against individuals violating the no smoking bylaw on June 20 by Peterborough Public Health’s Tobacco Enforcement Officer. The fine for smoking in a city park is $305. The charges were […]

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Public Health Lifts Heat Warning for Peterborough City and County

June 22, 2012 – Public Health Continues to Monitor Forecast for Extreme Heat Conditions With the forecast of cooler temperatures and less humid air, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Warning issued on Monday, June 18, 2012 effective today, Friday, June 22, 2012. The Public Health has adopted a series of extreme heat thresholds designed to […]

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Are You Ready For A Swim At The Beach?

June 20, 2012 – Public Health Begins 2012 Beach Sampling Program for Water Quality This week Public Health Inspectors from the Peterborough County City Public Health began monitoring the water quality at public beaches throughout Peterborough County and the City of Peterborough. Residents wanting to know the status of water quality at various beaches can visit Public […]

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Public Health Issues Heat Warning for Peterborough City and County

June 18, 2012 – Residents Advised to Take Precautionsto Avoid Heat-Related Illness The Peterborough Public Health is issuing a Heat Warning for Peterborough City and County for Tuesday, June 19 and Wednesday, June 20 to help residents prepare for the hot, humid weather forecast for the next few days. A Heat Warning is issued when the […]

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