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Monthly Archives: December 2012

Safety Precautions Advised for Pedestrians and Motorists to Avoid Injury

December 21, 2012 – Public Health Reminds Residents to Wear Reflective Clothing During Darkest Time of Year As we reach the darkest part of the year, Peterborough Public Health is reminding both pedestrians and motorists to be safe on the roads to avoid injury when it’s harder to see. “Pedestrian safety is for all ages. […]

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County Approves By-law for Mandatory Food Handler Training at Local Food Premises

December 21, 2012 – Dr. Salvaterra Commends County for Their Leadership  Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health, commended the County of Peterborough for its leadership on Wednesday when it passed a by-law making it mandatory for local food premises to have at least one certified food handler working in a supervisory capacity on site at […]

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Public Health Reports Community-wide Influenza Activity

December 14, 2012 – Flu Shot Advised for All Community Members The Peterborough Public Health is reporting widespread influenza activity throughout the community and advising all residents to get their flu shot. “With further confirmation of influenza activity in the city and county we strongly advise all local residents to get their flu shot to […]

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Do You Know What To Do in Extreme Cold?

December 19, 2012 – Public Health Activates Extreme Cold Response Plan With the colder winter months ahead, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Extreme Cold Response Plan (ECRP) to advise residents on the best way to protect their health when temperatures plummet.  “Cold weather injuries, such as frostbite and hypothermia, are preventable,” says Dr. Rosana […]

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Public Health Reports Salmonella Cases Linked to Ming’s Restaurant in Peterborough

December 14, 2012 – Community Members with Symptoms Asked to Contact Public Health The Peterborough Public Health is investigating an outbreak of lab-confirmed cases of Salmonella linked to Ming’s Restaurant, located at 554 Lansdowne Street West in Peterborough.  The Public Health has ordered the restaurant closed until testing can determine the source. The Public Health is asking […]

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