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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Do Your Employees Have the Right Psychological Fit for Their Jobs?  

January 11, 2017 – Join the Breakfast Session on “Job Analysis for Psychosocial Risk” on Wednesday, January 25 Job fit is one of 13 psychosocial factors identified in the National Standards on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.  In our more brain-based economy, psychological fit is as important as assessing the physical demands of a […]

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New Menu Labelling Rules to Help Residents Make Informed Food Choices

 January 9, 2017 – Calorie Amounts Now Required on Menus for Food Service Providers with 20+ Locations in Ontario Local residents will now be able to make more informed food decisions at certain food premises thanks to Ontario’s new “Healthy Menu Choices Act” that took effect January 1, 2017. The new legislation only affects food service providers […]

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Board of Health Meets January 11 at 5:30 pm

January 6, 2017 – Location: J.K. Edwards Board Room, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Third Floor Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: This […]

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Private Well Water Samples for Testing at 185 King St.  

January 5, 2017 – New Drop Off Service at 185 King St. Starts January 16, 2017 Starting January 16, residents can drop off their private well water samples at Peterborough Public Health offices located at 185 King St. and these will be sent to the local Public Health Ontario Laboratory for testing. “We are pleased to […]

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PRHC Emergency Department seeing 40 additional patients per day

   January 5, 2017 – ED wait times increase as more patients present with seasonal illnesses (Peterborough, ON) – The number of patients being seen in the Emergency Department (ED) at Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) has risen from about 220 to 260 per day in recent weeks. Approximately 20 per cent of these ED visits are […]

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