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Students Require Proof of Three More Vaccinations

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jul 30, 2014

July 30, 2014 – Parents Advised to Call Public Health to Ensure Their Child’s Immunization Records are Up To Date The Peterborough Public Health is advising parents that starting in September, children need to have proof of immunization against meningococcal disease, whooping cough and chickenpox to attend school.  In most cases, children will have already been […]

Tick Talk: Public Health Wants You to be Lyme Disease Aware

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jul 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health has launched a summer promotional campaign to raise awareness about Lyme disease and how to prevent it. Lyme disease is a potentially serious illness and growing health threat across Ontario.  It is the most common disease spread by ticks in Canada, caused by the bite of infected blacklegged […]

Keeping Children Healthy at Camp

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jul 10, 2014

July 10, 2014 – The Peer Leaders at Public Health are Doing What They Can to Keep Children Healthy at Summer Camp With summer now underway, the Peer Leaders at Peterborough Public Health (PCCHU) have developed an education program for young campers and are planning to reach as many day camps as possible in and […]

Hungry for Results

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jul 08, 2014

July 7, 2014 – Public Health Unveils New Web-Based Food Safety Disclosure Program  The Peterborough Public Health has launched a web-based disclosure program for food establishments so that members of the public can view inspection results dating back from January 2014. The link to this new interactive tool can be found at www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca|My Home & […]

Heat Alert Lifted for Peterborough City and County, Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jul 02, 2014

July 2, 2014 – With the return of cooler temperatures and less humid air, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Alert issued on Friday, June 27, 2014 for Sunday, June 29, 2014 through today July 2, 2014. The Public Health has adopted a series of extreme heat thresholds designed to advise the public, health professionals […]