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KPRDSB Parent Conference: Mental Health 101

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 26, 2013

Free, Annual Parent Conference: Mental Health 101 Saturday, October 19, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Thomas A. Stewart SS, Peterborough 8:30 a.m.   Registration, Breakfast, & Information Booths Open 9:00 a.m.   Welcome & Opening Remarks 9:15 a.m.   Keynote Speaker Dr. David Templeman Understanding Kids’ Behaviour:  What’s “Normal” and What Isn’t 10:15 a.m.  Refreshment Break & Information Booths Open 10:30 […]

Breastfeeding? Celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2013

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 26, 2013

Join us to celebrate breastfeeding in a fun “competition” where every child wins because they are breastfed. This event is part of a global challenge to see which community can have the most breastfeeding babies “latched on” at 11:00 am local time. Saturday, October 5, 10:30 am Galaxy Cinemas Family, friends, general public welcome. No […]

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week October 1-7

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 26, 2013

September 26, 2013 –  Community Invited to Oct. 1 Children’s Story Corner and Annual Record-Breaking “Latch On” Event on Oct. 5 This year in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week from October 1-7, 2013, Peterborough Public Health and its partners have planned two community events to promote the unparalleled health benefits of breast milk for babies. Firstly, […]

Peterborough and the Kawarthas Cycling Summit (Oct 24)

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 24, 2013

September 24, 2013 – The 2013 Peterborough and Kawarthas Cycling Summit will be held on Thursday October 24th and this year’s theme is “Dollars and Sense: The health and economic benefits of a bicycle friendly community”.  The keynote presentation will be delivered by Dr. Karen Lee, Director of the Built Environment and Active Design Division of […]

Blue-Green Algae Continues to Bloom on Local Lakes

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 20, 2013

September 20, 2013 – Know the Risks and How to Protect Yourself  The Peterborough Public Health is advising local residents to protect themselves from blue-green algae which continue to bloom on area lakes. The Public Health with the assistance of the Ministry of the Environment have received reports of the presence or confirmation of blue-green algae […]

Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 19, 2013

September 19, 2013 – Expert Prenatal Advice and Newborn Parenting Tips! Expectant parents and their families are invited to a fun and informative night out by attending the Prenatal Health Fair hosted by Peterborough Public Health at the Holiday Inn on Monday, September 30, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This event is free and open […]

Ontario Health Study Launches Today in Peterborough

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 17, 2013

September 17, 2013 – 11,000 Local Residents Required to Sign Up to Make Peterborough Count! Surrounded by scores of people at Fleming College today, Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health of Peterborough Public Health announced the launch of the new Peterborough Counts: Ontario Health Study campaign to rally 11,000 residents to sign up with this world-leading […]

Be One of the 11,000 Who Make Peteborough Count!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 13, 2013

September 13, 2013 – Community Invited to Help Launch Local Campaign for Ontario Health Study on Tuesday, September 17 at Fleming College A new campaign is about to kick off, and Peterborough Public Health and its many partners want everyone to be a part of it.  It’s not a fundraising campaign – no donations required – […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary – September 11

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 13, 2013

September 13, 2013 –  Click here to view the Board of Health Summary, September 11, 2013

Heat Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 12, 2013

September 12, 2013 – Public Health Lifts Heat Alert for Peterborough City and County, Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations With the return of cooler temperatures and less humid air, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Alert issued on Monday September 9, 2013 effective today, Thursday, September 12, 2013. The Public Health has adopted a […]

Public Health Makes it Easier for Parents to Get Kids Vaccinated

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 11, 2013

September 11, 2013 – New Evening Clinic Hours & Interactive Immunization Schedule on Facebook Help Parents Keep Their Children Healthy Effective immediately the Routine Immunization Clinic at Peterborough Public Health (PCCHU) will stay open until 6:00 p.m. on Mondays to make it easier for parents without a healthcare provider to get their children vaccinated. Only […]

Heat Alert Issued for City & County for Tues. Sept 10

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 09, 2013

September 9, 2013 – Residents Advised to Take Precautions to Avoid Heat-Related Illness The Peterborough Public Health is issuing a Heat Alert for Peterborough City and County.  The alert is issued based on forecasted temperatures hitting the region beginning Tuesday, September 10. Hot and humid weather will make a return to southern Ontario tomorrow with most […]

Board of Health Meets September 11

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 06, 2013

September 6, 2013 – Location: Peterborough City Hall, General Committee Room The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. in the General Committee Room at Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. North. To download the agenda and the online board […]