Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "May 2012"


Are You Ready for Extreme Heat This Summer?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012 – Public Health Activates Heat Alert and Response System for Peterborough City and County With summer quickly approaching and warmer temperatures imminent, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Heat Alert and Response System (HARS) to advise residents of the best way to protect their health when temperatures soar. The Public Health monitors forecasted […]

Immunize… Why Not?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012 – Community Invited to Free Health Information Session on June 14 To create awareness of the increasing importance of immunization, Peterborough Public Health invites the community and local healthcare providers to a free event called “Immunize… Why Not?” taking place on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at the Evinrude Centre. Featuring pediatrician Dr. Peter Hughes, […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 14, 2012

May 9, 2012 – Day in the Life – Tobacco Enforcement Officer Ingrid Cathcart presented an overview of her role as the community’s only Tobacco Enforcement Officer. Since starting at the Public Health in 1994, she has laid thousands of charges under the Tobacco Control Act, now referred to as the Smoke Free Ontario legislation. She routinely visits retailers, […]

Don’t Play Wait and See With Your Child’s Speech Development

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 08, 2012

May 8, 2012 – Theme Announced for Speech and Language Month This May Two local health units and their community partners are asking parents “not to play wait and see” if they suspect their preschool child has language delays. “Don’t Play Wait and See” is the theme for Speech and Language Month throughout May. The purpose is to […]

Public Health Launches Emergency Preparedness Week

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 07, 2012

May 7, 2012 – Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic? Community Invited to Free Event on May 10 In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Week from May 6-12, 2012, Peterborough Public Health together with its partners are inviting the community to a free event called “Are We Ready for the Next Pandemic?” taking place this […]

Low-Cost Rabies Clinics Offered on Saturday, May 5

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 03, 2012

April 26, 2012 – Protect Your Pet and Community With a $25 Rabies Vaccination The Peterborough Public Health and local veterinarians are teaming up again this year to provide pet owners with low-cost rabies clinics across Peterborough City and County on Saturday, May 5 from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. The cost for a rabies shot […]