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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Don’t Wait Until it is Too Late When it Comes to a Child’s Speech and Language Skills

April 30, 2015 – May is Speech and Language Month According to Peterborough Public Health, strong communication skills are essential for children’s growth, development and future success, as these skills help them learn new things, including reading and writing. “Every word counts when it comes to a child’s speech skills,” says Leisa Baker, a Public Health […]

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Treating Poverty: Local Physicians Learn How to Help Patients at Risk of Poor Health from Poverty

April 29, 2015 – ** Today a group of 19 local physicians learned how they can improve the health outcomes of patients living in poverty in a special workshop delivered at Peterborough Public Health in partnership with the Ontario College of Family Physicians. “The link between poor health outcomes and poverty are well known, so helping […]

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Income and Basic Needs Support in Peterborough City and County

April 29, 2015 – City of Peterborough Social Services Delivers the Ontario Works (OW) Program to eligible clients including basic needs, shelter costs, basic dental and vision care for children, and prescription drugs, covered under the Ontario Drug Formulary. Clients may be eligible for Special Diet Allowances and costs towards medical travel and transportation.  For the […]

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Colon Cancer Awareness Night

150422 Colon Cancer Awareness Night

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Board of Health Meeting Summary – April 15

April 17, 2015 – ** To view the Board of Health Meeting Summary from April 15 please click the image below:

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