December 12,

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Case of Influenza A (variant) Detected in Ontario

Today, Dr. Arlene King, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement on a case of influenza A H1N1 variant detected in Ontario: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/news/release/2012/sep/nr_20120925_1.aspx

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Public Health Expands Free HPV Vaccine Program for Girls

September 21, 2012 – Public Health to Begin Vaccinating in Schools on September 24 The Peterborough Public Health is expanding the free Human Papillomavirus (HPV) immunization program to protect more young women from this common cancer-causing virus.  Females born between 1994 and 1998, who missed the full (three-dose) course of the vaccine when they were in […]

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Breastfeeding Families Invited to Help Break World Record on September 29

September 21, 2012 – Local Event Part of World Breastfeeding Awareness Week Celebrations The Peterborough Public Health together with the Peterborough Breastfeeding Coalition is calling on all breastfeeding mothers in the area to set a new world record for simultaneous breastfeeding at the 2012 Breastfeeding Challenge event at Galaxy Theatres on Saturday, September 29 starting […]

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Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair on September 24

September 20, 2012 – Expectant parents and their families are invited to attend a Prenatal Health Fair hosted by Peterborough Public Health at the Holiday Inn on Monday, September 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Moms-to-be will receive a free DVD entitled “Move for Two” promoting physical activity during pregnancy. The video offers pregnant women a […]

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October 15 – YOUTH SPEAK

Youth Speak About Alcohol and Drugs Youth Speakers Share Their Stories Join us and YouthSpeak to explore the stories of young people who have experiences with alcohol and drug use. Youth Speakers will share their stories about substance use and explore with parents the pathways they took toward change and the role family and adult role models played […]

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