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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Can Halloween Be Healthier and Still Have Fun?

October 30, 2013 –  Is it Possible to Make Halloween Healthier and Still Have Fun? Yes! And Make it Safe Too! The Peterborough Public Health is offering the following tips and advice to parents and caregivers to make Halloween healthier, safer, and especially more fun for our children. “Celebrating Halloween in a healthier way isn’t about giving […]

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Cycling Summit Highlights How Active Community Design Fights Chronic Disease

October 24, 2013 – Sell Out Crowds For All Summit Events Sell out crowds and representatives from every local municipality were on hand to learn about the substantial public health and economic benefits that result from active community design during the 2013 Peterborough and the Kawarthas Cycling Summit that took place today. “Being physically active helps […]

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Is Your Workplace Psychologically Safe?

October 16, 2013 – November 6 Workshop to Help Employers Promote Mental Health at Work The Peterborough Health at Work Committee in partnership with the Peterborough Chapter of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) is co-hosting a two-part workshop on psychological health and safety in the workplace on November 6, 2013 at The Venue (286 George […]

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Healthy Eating Not an Option in Ptbo for Residents on Low Incomes

October 16, 2013 – Public Health Releases 2013 Report “Limited Incomes: A Recipe For Hunger” Today Peterborough Public Health released its annual Limited Incomes: A Recipe For Hunger report to recognize the United Nations’ World Food Day.  This year’s report shows Peterborough’s most vulnerable residents continue to suffer from an inability to eat nutritiously based on current […]

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It’s Easier This Year to Get the Flu Shot!

October 15, 2013 – Pharmacies Providing Free Flu Shots to Everyone Over 5 Years; Public Health Offering By-Appointment Clinics For Families with Young Children; Healthcare Providers Offering Flu Shots to Patients Getting the flu shot this year just got a whole lot easier for local residents to help them ward off the virus that causes thousands […]

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