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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Medical Officer of Health Tours City of Peterborough’s New Cycling Infrastructure  

October 28, 2016 – Public Health Benefits Include Higher Physical Activity Rates and Fewer Injuries Today, Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health for Peterborough Public Health, joined Susan Sauvé, Transportation Demand Management Planner for the City of Peterborough, on her last cycling tour of theyear. The purpose of Sauvé’s cycling tours was to showcase the […]

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With HPV-caused Mouth and Throat Cancers Rising, Parents Encouraged to Vaccinate Their Kids at School Clinics

October 20, 2016 – As new research reveals increasing rates of cancers caused by HPV (human papillomavirus), Peterborough Public Health is pleased to offer the HPV vaccine to both Grade 7 boys and girls thanks to Ontario’s newly expanded student immunization program. “In a new report from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian […]

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October 11 Board of Health Meeting Summary

October 12, 2016 – To view the meeting summary from the October 11 Board of Health meeting click on the image below.

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Board of Health Meets October 12 at 5:30 p.m.

October 7, 2016 – Location: Hiawatha First Nation, Administration Building Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at Hiawatha First Nation in the Council Chambers, Lower Hall, Administration Building, 123 Paudash Street. To download the agenda and the online board package, […]

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Blue-Green Algae Bloom on Pigeon Lake: Know the Risks and How to Protect Yourself

October 6, 2016 – Peterborough Public Health is advising local residents to protect themselves from blue-green algae which have bloomed on area lakes. Peterborough Public Health with the assistance of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) have received confirmed reports of the presence  of blue-green algae in Pigeon Lake, Municipality of Trent Lakes […]

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