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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Local Public Health Agencies Asked to Assist With Outbreak of Listeria Infections Under investigation

January 26, 2016 – Residents Advised to Throw Out Certain Brands of Pre-packaged Salads The Peterborough Public Health has been asked by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to contact local institutions that serve vulnerable populations (e.g. hospitals, long-term care homes, retirement homes, child care centres) to check for recalled products that could potentially be contaminated with […]

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Campaign Goal Surpassed for Myrtle’s Kitchen! Public Health and Partners Announce Community Kitchen to Open This Spring

January 21, 2016 – Today Peterborough Public Health together with other local community partners announced they were successful in surpassing its campaign goal of $204,000 needed to build Myrtle’s Kitchen at its new Jackson Square location in downtown Peterborough.  A total of $222,886 was raised towards the project.  The additional donations will help cover construction contingencies, programming […]

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Frostbite Alert Lifted

January 19, 2016 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 18, 2016 for residents of Peterborough County and City and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations. Even though the Frostbite Alert has been lifted, residents are reminded to take precautions in cold weather, including dressing […]

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Enrolment Easier for Healthy Smiles Ontario

January 19, 2016 – Eligible Residents Can Now Sign Up at Service Ontario Changes that took effect January 1, 2016 now make it easier for parents to find out if their children aged 17 years and under qualify for free dental care under the newly integrated Healthy Smiles Ontario program. “Good oral health is essential […]

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First Frostbite Alert for Jan 18-19 for the Peterborough Area

January 18, 2015 – Public Health Issues First Frostbite Alert for January 18-19 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued the first Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -28 from January 18 to 19. This Frostbite Alert […]

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