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Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 28, 2011

October 12, 2011 Day in the Life – Information Technology Kerri Tojcic, Computer Technician Analyst, gave a presentation on the many functions supported by the IT Team that enable Public Health staff to perform their public health roles. She described how technology is incorporated into daily activities, such as multimedia devices during prenatal classes, wireless […]

A safe and healthy Halloween

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 28, 2011

The Peterborough Public Health would like to remind local residents of some important health and safety tips they can use to ensure that Halloween remains an enjoyable experience for everyone. Halloween has increasingly become focused on shelling out treats, more than on the history and meaning of the celebration. The food industry sees Halloween as […]

“Quit Exchange” Helps Tobacco Users Quit

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 27, 2011

New Facebook Application Celebrates All Quit Attempts to Encourage Long-Term Success Now you can use Facebook to help you quit smoking by involving friends who want to support you. Designed for social media users, the “Quit Exchange” request can be started on Facebook by those who want to help a friend quit or by someone […]