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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Frostbite Alert Issued for Feb 26 for Ptbo City & County

February 25, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health is issuing a Frostbite Alert for Wednesday, February 26 for Peterborough City and County, and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.  The forecasted wind chill value is expected to reach -31. Your help supporting vulnerable populations who could be at risk during this extreme cold event is […]

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Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair on Feb 24

February 20, 2014 –  Expert Prenatal Advice and Newborn Parenting Tips! Expectant parents and their families are invited to a fun and informative night out by attending the Prenatal Health Fair hosted by Peterborough Public Health at the Holiday Inn on Monday, February 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This event is free and open […]

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Bullying and Beyond

February 18, 2014 – Free Presentation and Panel Discussion on February 25 for Parents, Teachers and Child Workers Parents, teachers, and anyone who cares for children are invited to a free event entitled “Bullying and Beyond” taking place Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Public Library Auditorium. The event features an […]

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Local Healthcare Providers Collaborate to Address Misuse of Fentanyl in Peterborough

February 18, 2014 – New Fentanyl Patch Return Program Aims to Keep Drug Users and Community Safe Thanks to the fast-acting collaboration of local healthcare providers and Peterborough Public Health, a new initiative to reduce the harm caused by fentanyl misuse is now in play for our community. “I’m proud of how quickly physicians, pharmacists and other […]

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Board of Health Pushes for Ban on E-cigarettes at all Local Schools

February 14, 2014 – On Wednesday night the Board of Health voted unanimously to advocate for an e-cigarette ban on all school properties in the City and County of Peterborough. “The issue of e-cigarettes is new territory for public health, because there haven’t been many scientific studies done to date, and expert opinions are divided regarding […]

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