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STOP Program: Support for Ontario smokers Who Wish to Quit Smoking

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 29, 2013

January 29, 2013 – Smokers from across Ontario have the opportunity to enroll in the STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program and receive nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), free of charge to help them in their attempt to quit smoking. For many smokers the cost of nicotine replacement products can be a barrier to quitting. […]

Frostbite Alert Lifted for Peterborough City and County

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 24, 2013

January 25, 2013 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 20, 2013 effective today, Thursday, January 24, 2013.  The Public Health has adopted a series of extreme cold thresholds designed to advise the public, health professionals, and community service providers on appropriate measures they […]

Public Health Issues Frostbite Alert for Peterborough City & County

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 21, 2013

January 21, 2013 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert beginning Monday evening (January 21) until Thursday morning (January 24) because of forecasted low wind chills of -31 Tuesday evening and -28 on Wednesday evening. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary – January 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 – Click here to view the Board of Health Summary, January 9, 2013 

Public Health Approves Reopening of Ming’s Restaurant

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 11, 2013

January 11, 2013 – Restaurant Meets All Required Safe Food Handling and Inspection Standards The Peterborough Public Health stated today that Ming’s Restaurant has met all the requirements for safe food handling and passed a pre-opening inspection allowing it to reopen. Ming’s was ordered closed on December 14, 2012 following an outbreak of lab-confirmed cases […]

Board of Health – Public Appointment Position Available

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2013

January 10, 2013 – Public Appointment Position Available The Board of Health is recruiting candidates to fill a public appointment position on the Board of Health in 2013.  Interested persons are asked to submit a letter of application along with a resume outlining your qualifications and experience to: Mr. David Watton, Chair Board of Health […]

Board of Health Meets January 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 07, 2013

January 7, 2012 – Location: Council Chambers, Peterborough County Court House The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Peterborough County Court House located at 470 Water Street, Peterborough. To download the agenda […]