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Frostbite Alert Issued for Feb 26 for Ptbo City & County

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 25, 2014

February 25, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health is issuing a Frostbite Alert for Wednesday, February 26 for Peterborough City and County, and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.  The forecasted wind chill value is expected to reach -31. Your help supporting vulnerable populations who could be at risk during this extreme cold event is […]

Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair on Feb 24

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 –  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, February 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This event is free and open […]

Bullying and Beyond

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 – Free Presentation and Panel Discussion on February 25 for Parents, Teachers and Child Workers Parents, teachers, and anyone who cares for children are invited to a free event entitled “Bullying and Beyond” taking place Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Public Library Auditorium. The event features an […]

Local Healthcare Providers Collaborate to Address Misuse of Fentanyl in Peterborough

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 18, 2014

February 18, 2014 – New Fentanyl Patch Return Program Aims to Keep Drug Users and Community Safe Thanks to the fast-acting collaboration of local healthcare providers and Peterborough Public Health, a new initiative to reduce the harm caused by fentanyl misuse is now in play for our community. “I’m proud of how quickly physicians, pharmacists and other […]

Board of Health Pushes for Ban on E-cigarettes at all Local Schools

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 14, 2014

February 14, 2014 – On Wednesday night the Board of Health voted unanimously to advocate for an e-cigarette ban on all school properties in the City and County of Peterborough. “The issue of e-cigarettes is new territory for public health, because there haven’t been many scientific studies done to date, and expert opinions are divided regarding […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary – February 12

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 14, 2014

February 14, 2014 – Click here to view the Board of Health Meeting Summary from February 12

Frostbite Alert Issued for February 11 & 12

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 11, 2014

February 11, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert for February 11 and 12 for Peterborough City and County, and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.  The forecasted wind chill values are expected to range from -27 to -30. Your help supporting vulnerable populations who could be at risk during this […]

Providing Healthy, Local Breakfast Options for Peterborough Students

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 11, 2014

February 11, 2014 – Fresh, Healthy, Local Food Coming to Peterborough Thanks to Public Health An innovative project led by Peterborough Public Health means fresh, healthy breakfast made from local food will be on the plates of students in the Peterborough area. With support from the Greenbelt Fund, and funding from the Ontario government, Peterborough […]

Public Health Lifts Frostbite Alert

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 10, 2014

February 10, 2014 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued last week for residents of Peterborough County and City and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations. Even though the Frostbite Alert has been lifted, residents are reminded to take precautions in cold weather, including dressing warmly […]

Board of Health Meets February 12

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 07, 2014

February 7, 2014 – 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, February 12, 2014 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 the […]

Frostbite Alert for Sunday Feb 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 07, 2014

February 7, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert starting Sunday, February 9 because of a forecasted wind chill of -29. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the health of vulnerable populations including infants, the elderly, people with circulatory problems, and […]

Local Tenants and Condo Residents Breathing Easier

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 05, 2014

February 5, 2014 –Auburn Village Gardens Becomes Peterborough’s First Completely Smoke-Free Condo Complex and Local Landlords to Champion No-Smoking Policies Local residents are breathing easier thanks to exciting developments by two local housing organizations to create more smoke-free environments. Firstly, Auburn Village Gardens, a 52-unit condominium complex in the City of Peterborough, just set a new […]