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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Provincial E-Cigarette Ban Makes Enforcement Easier

November 24, 2014 – Public Health Calls For More Product Regulation As Concerns Grow Regarding Health Risks of E-Cigarettes Today’s announcement from the Ontario government that it plans to prohibit e-cigarettes use wherever smoking is not permitted, and ban sales to minors, displays and promotion, was commended by Peterborough Public Health. “This helps reduce the confusion when […]

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Help Kick Off the Giving Season by Donating to Food For Kids on “Giving Tuesday”, Dec 2

November 24, 2014 – Online Donations for Healthy Students, a Perfect Holiday Gift for Teachers Looking for an extra special way to celebrate your child’s teachers this holiday season?  Make an easy, online donation to Food For Kids at www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/ffk on December 2 to support your school’s breakfast club. After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes […]

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STOP Program: Support for Ontario smokers who wish to quit smoking

November 19, 2014 – For many smokers the cost of nicotine replacement products can be a barrier to quitting. The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program workshop offers eligible participants in Peterborough five weeks of cost-free nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation information to help them in their quit attempt. Nicotine replacement therapy has been […]

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Food For Kids Honours Minute Maid for 18 Years of Supporting Healthy Students

November 18, 2014 – Free Orange Juice Given to Local Student Nutrition Programs Since 1996 Minute Maid staff were on hand this morning at St. John’s school serving food to students at the breakfast program.  The special event recognized Minute Maid, not only a proud supporter of Breakfast Clubs of Canada across Ontario since 2003, but […]

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Board of Health Meeting Summary – November 12

November 14, 2014 – To view the meeting summary from the November 12 meeting of the Board of Health please click the image below:

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