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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Frostbite Alert Lifted

January 30, 2014 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued earlier this week for residents of Peterborough County and City and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations. Even though the Frostbite Alert has been lifted, residents are reminded to take precautions in cold weather, including dressing […]

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Medical Officer of Health Reassures Community that Fluoride Safe and Effective

January 29, 2014 – Community Water Fluoridation Offers Important Health Benefits to Those Most in Need During last night’s public meeting organized by a local advocacy group to discuss the merits of community water fluoridation, Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health with Peterborough Public Health, reassured residents that fluoride is not only safe and effective but […]

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Frostbite Alert Issued for Tues, Jan 28

January 28, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert because of a forecasted wind chill of -37. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the health of vulnerable populations including infants, the elderly, people with circulatory problems, and the marginally housed.  Local […]

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Public Health Lifts Frostbite Alert

January 24, 2013 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued earlier this week for residents of Peterborough County and City and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations effective Saturday, January 25, 2014. Even though the Frostbite Alert has been lifted, residents are reminded to take precautions in […]

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Family Literacy Day on January 27 Encourages Talking, Playing, or Reading with Children

January 23, 2014 – Free Special Event on January 25 at Peterborough Square Open to All Families Talk is not cheap when it comes to helping children develop strong literacy skills like reading and writing. Family Literacy Day is Monday, January 27 and in the lead up to the event, Peterborough Public Health and the local Preschool […]

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