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Public Health Celebrates World No Tobacco Day with New Community Awards

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 31, 2013

May 31, 2013 – Local Champions Recognized for their Commitment to Protecting Public Health The impressive achievements of local individuals and organizations to protect residents from tobacco’s ill-effects were the centerpiece of three new awards handed out today by Peterborough Public Health in celebration of World No Tobacco Day. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Rosana […]

Are You Ready for Extreme Heat This Summer?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 30, 2013

May 30, 2013 – 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 […]

Celebrate International Trails Day Festival May 31 & June 1

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 21, 2013

May 21, 2013 – Community Invited to Travel the Newest Section of the Trans Canada Trail between Lang and Hastings Residents are invited to take part in the second annual International Trails Day Festival on May 31 and June 1 with free events taking place throughout Peterborough City and County. The centerpiece of this year’s festival […]

New Report Shows Chlamydia Most Frequently Reported

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 08, 2013

May 8, 2013 – Sexually-Transmitted and Blood-Borne Infections Remain Area’s Most Common Communicable Diseases in 2012 New Report Shows Chlamydia Most Frequently Reported Communicable Disease in Peterborough City and County According to the 2012 Reportable Disease Report released today by Peterborough Public Health, 64% of all reportable diseases last year were sexually-transmitted or blood-borne infections, […]

Learning Speech and Language Begins with First Breath

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 08, 2013

May 8, 2013 – May is Speech and Language Month Right from birth, babies begin to communicate. Taking cues from the facial expressions and body language of the people around them, infants learn how best to express their feelings and needs. This learning will continue for years as infants grow, and develop the ability and […]

Board of Health Meets May 8

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 03, 2013

May 3, 2013 – Location: Curve Lake First Nation The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. in the in the Council Chambers, Administration Building, 22 Winookeedaa Street, Curve Lake First Nation. To download the agenda and the online […]