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Parents and Educators Invited to Free Presentation May 6 on Emotional Intelligence

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 30, 2014

April 30, 2014 – Featuring Dr. James Parker, Director of the Emotion and Health Research Laboratory, Trent University Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents, educators and healthcare providers to a free presentation on Emotional Intelligence by expert Dr. James Parker on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Public Library. This presentation […]

Influenza Remains Prevalent in Community

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 30, 2014

April 30, 2014 – Residents Advised to Take Infection Control Measures 140430 Dr. Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health (influenza)  The Peterborough Public Health is reporting continued influenza activity throughout the community. The Public Health is issuing this advisory based on the continued presence of lab-confirmed influenza cases, outbreaks at local facilities, and increases in emergency room […]

Food For Kids Celebrates Serving Up Success to Local Students

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 29, 2014

April 29, 2014 – Hundreds of Volunteers and Sponsors Who Served 1.9 Million Meals Last Year Recognized at Appreciation Luncheon Today more than 270 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. […]

Public Health Celebrates National Immunization Awareness Week April 26-May 3, 2014

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 28, 2014

April 28, 2014 – Remember to Let Public Health Know Each Time Your Child Is Vaccinated! As National Immunization Awareness Week gets underway, Peterborough Public Health is reminding parents to contact them each time their child is vaccinated to ensure they meet the requirements for school attendance. The Public Health maintains an immunization health record for […]

Dental Mobile Bus at Wonderful Wheels

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 – The PCCHU Mobile Dental Health Centre bus will be part of “Wonderful Wheesl”  Wednesday May 28th, 10:30 am – 11:30 am at the Lakefield Family Hub, Lakefield Intermediate School, 75 Bridge Street Lakefield. Click here for poster.

Protect Your Pet and Community on Saturday, May 3 with a $25 Rabies Vaccination

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 24, 2014

April 24, 2014 – 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 3 from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. The cost for a rabies shot […]

How to Stay Safe After a House Flood

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 23, 2014

April 23, 2014 – Indoor Air Quality and Mould Concerns Are Your Top Priority With the increased risk of local flooding in the area, Peterborough Public Health is offering the following cleanup tips to ensure you and your family stay safe and healthy following a house flood. “Immediate action is important.  Your house and furnishings are […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 14, 2014

April 14, 2014 – Click to view a copy of the April 9 – Board of Health Meeting Summary

Board of Health Meets April 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 09, 2014

April 9, 2014 – 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, April 9, 2014 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 […]

Connecting Language and Mental Health in the Early Years

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 09, 2014

April  9, 2014 Fri., May 9, 2014 8:00– 3:30 Registration and coffee 8:00 – 8:30 Calvary Pentecostal Church 1421 Lansdowne St W., Peterborough (no food and drink in the auditorium) $65 professional (early bird) $35 parent/student Dr. Chaya Kulkarni is Director of Infant Mental Health Promotion (IMHP), a professional coalition dedicated to promoting optimal mental health outcomes or infants, […]

Expanded Public Dental Program Gives More Kids Something to Smile About

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 01, 2014

April 1, 2014 – New Eligibility Criteria for Healthy Smiles Ontario Take Effect Today The Peterborough Public Health hopes more local children and youth will get the dental care they need thanks to expanded eligibility criteria for the Healthy Smiles Ontario program that take effect today. “We know that there are many people locally who can’t afford […]

Is Your Measles Vaccination Up to Date?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 01, 2014

April 1, 2014  – Public Health Reminds Residents to Ensure They’re Protected as More Measles Cases Reported in Ontario As reports of more measles cases are confirmed in Ontario, Peterborough Public Health is reminding local residents to ensure their vaccinations are up to date to keep our community protected. “While we have not had a confirmed […]

Is Your Measles Vaccination Up to Date?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 01, 2014

April 1, 2014 – Public Health Reminds Residents to Ensure They’re Protected as More Measles Cases Reported in Ontario As reports of more measles cases are confirmed in Ontario, Peterborough Public Health is reminding local residents to ensure their vaccinations are up to date to keep our community protected. “While we have not had a confirmed […]