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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tobacco-Wise Awards 2015

May 28, 2015 – Public Health Celebrates Community Leaders in Tobacco Prevention The greater Peterborough area is a leader in promoting tobacco-wise living. On Thursday, May 28 Peterborough Public Health formally recognized those who have taken measures to make Peterborough a smoke-free environment as part of their World No Tobacco Day celebrations. The award ceremony was […]

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Are You Ready For Heat This Summer?

May 25, 2015 – Public Health Activates Heat Alert and Response System With summer quickly approaching and warmer temperatures imminent, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Heat Alert and Response System (HARS) to advise residents of the best way to protect their health when temperatures soar. The Public Health monitors forecasted weather conditions daily, as provided […]

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Growing Up!

May 22, 2015 – Public Health Celebrates School Garden Day Food security, sustainability and nutrition were all on the agenda when Peterborough Public Health was at Highland Heights on Friday, May 22 to celebrate School Garden Day. This was an opportunity to learn about the educational value of growing gardens at local schools, and how we […]

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Are You an Outdoor Worker?

May 21, 2015 – Public Health Promotes Sun Safety to Reduce Skin Cancer Risk for Those Who Work Outside In response to higher-than-average local skin cancer rates, today Peterborough Public Health teamed up with Johnston’s Greenhouse to promote sun safety for outdoor workers. The event focused on how those who work outside can reduce their risk of […]

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Board of Health Summary – May 13, 2015

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

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