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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Emergency Dept Busier Than Usual: Flu Season Underway

December 23, 2014 -Public Service Announcement Emergency Department busier than usual: flu season underway: Choose your health care provider wisely this holiday season With the holiday season upon us, and flu cases on the rise this month, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC), the Peterborough Networked Family Health Team (PNFHT), and Peterborough Public Health (PCCHU) are reminding […]

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‘Presents’ of Mind

December 22, 2014 – Books Make Perfect Holiday Gift to Boost a Child’s Speech and Language Skills Turn a new page on the usual gift-giving ideas by wrapping up the printed word for children on your holiday shopping list. The Peterborough Public Health encourages local families to consider books as gifts for children this holiday […]

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Board of Health Meets December 18

December 17, 2014 – Location: PCCHU’s O’Carroll Office, City and County Rooms, 150 O’Carroll Avenue, Peterborough The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. in Public Health’s O’Carroll office, City and County Rooms, located at 150 O’Carroll Avenue, Peterborough. To download […]

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Franz’s Recalls Certain Meat Products Over Listeria Concerns

December 17, 2014 – Residents Advised to Throw Out Recalled Products and Seek Medical Attention if Unwell The Peterborough Public Health is advising residents that Franz Roessl Holdings Limited has recalled certain ready-to-eat meat products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Consumers should not consume the recalled products described below: Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) […]

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Provincial Study of FluMist® Vaccine Conducted In Peterborough Shows Promising Results  

December 16, 2014 – A provincial study conducted in Peterborough last year showed that a nasal spray version of the influenza vaccine called FluMist was effective and preferred by children over the injected version. “Our research demonstrated that offering FluMist increased vaccine uptake among children and seemed to reduce their anxiety about getting immunized,” said […]

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