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Protect Your Pet & Community: Sat. May 11 with $25 Rabies Vaccination

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 30, 2013

April 30, 2013 -Low-Cost Rabies Clinics Taking Place across Peterborough City and County 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 11 from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. The cost for a rabies shot […]

Protect Yourself during Flood Conditions

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 26, 2013

April 26, 2013 – Public Health Advises Heath Precautions to Keep Water, Food and Sewage Systems Safe The Peterborough Public Health is advising residents who are experiencing flooding to take precautions to protect their health.  Floodwaters can have negative impacts on private drinking water supplies, private sewage disposal systems and food safety. Drinking Water Precautions […]

Community Invited to Comment on Public Health’s Draft Strategic Plan

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 26, 2013

April 26, 2013 – Feedback Period Open until Friday, May 3 The Peterborough Public Health has posted its draft 2013-2017 Strategic Plan and is inviting all residents to share their thoughts on the plan they helped to develop. Hundreds of community voices were heard through a number of consultation sessions, focus groups, and an online […]

Parents Invited to Free Presentation on May 7:

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 25, 2013

April 25, 2013 –  “Understanding Mood Problems in Children and Adolescents: From Mood Swings to Depression and Bipolar Disorder” Featuring Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers to a free presentation entitled “Understanding Mood Problems in Children and Adolescents: From Mood Swings to Depression and Bipolar Disorder” on Tuesday, […]

Giving Immunization a Boost

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 22, 2013

April 22, 2013 – Statement from Dr. Arlene King, Chief Medical Officer of Health As we mark World Immunization Awareness Week, I want to remind Ontarians of the immense value and benefit immunization brings to our lives. The threat of infectious disease is only too common in our world, and immunization is the most effective […]

Board of Health Meets April 24

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 19, 2013

April 19, 2013 – The community is advised that a special meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. in the Board Room of Peterborough Public Health located at 185 King Street, Peterborough. To download the agenda, please visit: http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/about-us-2/board-of-health/meeting-agendas  

Food For Kids Celebrates Serving Up Success to Local Students

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 18, 2013

April 18, 2013 –  Hundreds of Volunteers and Sponsors Recognized at Appreciation Luncheon Today more than 300 people gathered to celebrate Food For Kids breakfast and snack programs in local schools and to honour the incredible contributions of local volunteers and sponsors who run this program throughout the community. “This is a proud day for our […]

Help Us Fill the Gap in Dental Care

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 17, 2013

April 17, 2013 – $20,000 Needed to Help Local Adults Living on Low-Incomes Access Urgent Dental Care In recognition of Oral Health Month, a new fundraising campaign launched today by the Basic Needs Committee hopes to raise $20,000 to help hundreds of local adults living on low-incomes and who don’t qualify for government assistance access […]

Alysena 28 Birth Control Pills Recall Expanded

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 15, 2013

April 15, 2013 – Women Using Alysena 28 Urged to Contact Their Healthcare Provider Peterborough Public Health is alerting women, primary and other healthcare providers that Health Canada has expanded its initial recall of the oral contraceptive (birth control pill) Alysena 28. Women affected by this recall are urged to contact their pharmacist or primary […]

Parents & Healthcare Providers Invited to Attend Children’s Literacy Conference

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 09, 2013

April 9, 2013 – “The Roots of Literacy: Play and Language” Features Child Language Expert Dr. Carol Westby, May 10, 2013 The Speech, Language and Hearing Association of Peterborough (SLHAP) invites local parents and healthcare providers who work with children to attend a one-day conference exploring the significant role of play in developing children’s literacy. […]

Board of Health Meets April 10

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 05, 2013

April 5, 2013 – 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, April 10, 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 and […]