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Monthly Archives: November 2013

600 Pounds of Local Carrots Delivered to Support Food For Kids Breakfast Programs

November 20, 2013 – “Carrots for Kids” Campaign Benefits Students and Local Farmers Today 600 pounds of carrots were delivered to Food For Kids breakfast programs to mark the first anniversary of the “Carrots for Kids” campaign, which is part of an initiative geared toward increasing student access to local food in the school community. “Food […]

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Dr. Heather Stuart Visits Peterborough to Break the Silence around Mental Illness and Addictions

November 15, 2013 – Hundreds Take Part In the “Let’s Talk Information Series” about Challenging Stigma in our Community Hundreds of residents and community service representatives took part in several events over the past two days to hear community health expert Dr. Heather Stuart from Queen’s University speak about mental health stigma and how to […]

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Public Health Releases 2012 Annual Report

November 15, 2013 – Today Public Health released its 2012 Annual Report showcasing its work advancing the public health of our community.  Click here for the full report. For further information, please contact: Brittany Cadence, Communications Supervisor 705-743-1000, ext. 391

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Flu Vaccine Nasal Spray vs. An Injection: Which One Results in Better Immunization Rates?

November 12, 2013 – Local Students to be Offered FluMist Vaccine as part of Provincial Study Students from ten local elementary schools are taking part in a provincial study to determine if offering FluMist® (a nasal spray influenza vaccine) in schools will result in more children getting immunized against influenza in comparison to schools offering the vaccine […]

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Board of Health Meets November 13

November 8, 2013 – Location: Peterborough City Hall, General Committee Room The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. in the General Committee Room at Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. North. To download the agenda and the online […]

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