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Public Health Reminds Residents to Handle Holiday Leftovers Safely

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 22, 2011

December 22, 2011 – With the holidays right around the corner, Peterborough Public Health is reminding local residents to take care when saving leftover food to avoid illness. The chance of food poisoning increases the longer you store food at room temperature after it has been cooked. Improper handling or storage of cooked foods is […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 15, 2011

December 15, 2011 – New Director of Corporate Services, Brent Woodford Dr. Salvaterra introduced Brent Woodford as Public Health’s new Director of Corporate Services following the retirement of the previous director, Lorraine Skipwith. Mr. Woodford joins Public Health from North Bay, where he was a Vice President at the North Bay Regional Health Centre. He […]

Do You Know What To Do in Extreme Cold?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 15, 2011

December 15, 2011 – With the colder winter months ahead, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Extreme Cold Response Plan (ECRP) to advise residents on the best way to protect their health when temperatures plummet. Cold weather, combined with wind, can cause serious injuries or even death. The Public Health monitors the forecasted weather conditions […]

Board of Health Meets December 14

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 09, 2011

December 9, 2011 – Location: Board Room, Peterborough Public Health The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 starting at 4:45 p.m. in the Board Room of Peterborough Public Health, located at 185 King Street, Peterborough. To download the agenda and the […]