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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Public Health Reminds Beach-Goers to Safeguard Against “Swimmer’s Itch”

 June 23, 2016 – Itchy Rash Caused By Larvae Found in Shallow Waters Where Snails Abound Peterborough Public Health reminds local residents to avoid swimming in areas where snails thrive to prevent exposure to larvae which cause “Swimmer’s Itch”. Swimmer’s Itch is often described as an itchy rash that swimmers develop after swimming in lakes and rivers.  […]

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‘Tis the Season for Blue-Green Algae

June 21, 2016 – Know the Risks and How to Protect Yourself Peterborough Public Health is advising local residents to report and protect themselves from blue-green algae which may bloom on area lakes. Peterborough Public Health (PPH), with the assistance of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, will follow up on blue-green algae blooms […]

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Peterborough Public Health Issues Heat Advisory

June 19, 2016 – Peterborough – Summer officially arrives on Monday, and Mother Nature is delivering weather to match the calendar. The most significant heat episode of the year is expected for much of Southern Ontario. Increasing heat over the past couple of days will peak Sunday and Monday with temperatures forecast to top off in […]

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June 8 Board of Health Meeting Summary

June 15, 2016 – To view the Board of Health Meeting Summary for the June 8th meeting please click the image below 160608 Board of Health meeting summary for June 8, 2016

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Peterborough Public Health Unveils New Brand at Community Open House

 June 10, 2016 – Peterborough – Today Peterborough Public Health revealed its new visual identity to more than 150 guests and local dignitaries as part of its Community Open House event celebrating its new location at Jackson Square on 185 King St. in downtown Peterborough. “Now we are perfectly positioned both in terms of our new […]

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