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Monthly Archives: January 2013

STOP Program: Support for Ontario smokers Who Wish to Quit Smoking

January 29, 2013 – Smokers from across Ontario have the opportunity to enroll in the STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program and receive nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), free of charge to help them in their attempt to quit smoking. For many smokers the cost of nicotine replacement products can be a barrier to quitting. […]

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Frostbite Alert Lifted for Peterborough City and County

January 25, 2013 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 20, 2013 effective today, Thursday, January 24, 2013.  The Public Health has adopted a series of extreme cold thresholds designed to advise the public, health professionals, and community service providers on appropriate measures they […]

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Public Health Issues Frostbite Alert for Peterborough City & County

January 21, 2013 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert beginning Monday evening (January 21) until Thursday morning (January 24) because of forecasted low wind chills of -31 Tuesday evening and -28 on Wednesday evening. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the […]

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Board of Health Meeting Summary – January 9

January 14, 2013 – Click here to view the Board of Health Summary, January 9, 2013 

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Public Health Approves Reopening of Ming’s Restaurant

January 11, 2013 – Restaurant Meets All Required Safe Food Handling and Inspection Standards The Peterborough Public Health stated today that Ming’s Restaurant has met all the requirements for safe food handling and passed a pre-opening inspection allowing it to reopen. Ming’s was ordered closed on December 14, 2012 following an outbreak of lab-confirmed cases […]

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