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6th Frostbite Alert Issued as Another Cold Snap is On The Way!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 – Public Health Issues Frostbite Alert #6 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued a sixth Frostbite Alert this season because of forecasted wind chill values of -33 on January 31, -29 on February 1 and -33 on February […]

Frostbite Alert #5 Issued as Cold Temps (windchill -30) Come Our Way Today (Jan 26)

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 –  Frostbite Alert #5 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued a fifth Frostbite Alert this season because of forecasted wind chill values of -30 on January 26. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until further notice. Extreme cold […]

Catch Up Vaccination Clinics for High School Students Coming to a School Near You!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 – Parents Reminded to Inform Public Health of Updated Immunization Records to Avoid Their Child’s Suspension from School Public Health Nurses from Peterborough Public Health will be out in full force over the coming weeks offering high school students catch up vaccinations to prevent the spread of several serious diseases. All three vaccines […]

Is Child Health Important to You?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 23, 2015

January 22, 2015 – The Ontario Child Health Study is Coming to Peterborough You’ve probably heard – 1 in 5 Ontario children/youth have a mental health issue… Is that number still true? We don’t know. That number came from the last Ontario Child Health Study, conducted in 1983. Thirty years ago the world was a very […]

Frostbite Alert Issued: Fourth of the season

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 21, 2015

January 21, 2015 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations because of forecasted wind chill values of -27 on January 22. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until further notice. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary – Jan 14

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2015

January 19, 2015 – To view the Board of Health Meeting Summary from January 14 please click the image below:

Sooner Or Later Everybody Quits

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2015

January 19, 2015 – Doing So Could Win You a Car, Cash or Other Prizes This National Non-Smoking Week Peterborough Public Health is encouraging tobacco users in our region to make 2015 their healthiest year yet and quit smoking or tobacco use for the chance to win a new car or cash prizes. Currently there […]

Frostbite Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2015

January 19, 2015 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 16, 2015 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 […]

Frostbite Alert Issued because of forecasted wind chill of -36 on Jan 17

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 16, 2015

January 16, 2015 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert because of forecasted wind chill values of -36 on January 17. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until further notice. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the health of vulnerable populations including […]

Frostbite Alert Has Been Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 15, 2015

January 15, 2015 –  With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 12, 2015 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 […]

Last Flu Shot Clinic at Public Health on Sat, Jan 17

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 15, 2015

January 15, 2015 –  Residents Strongly Encouraged to Get Flu Shot As Community Influenza Outbreak Continues The Peterborough Public Health is holding its last flu shot clinic of the season on Saturday, January 17 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and encourages all residents to get immunized as the community-wide outbreak continues. “Getting the flu shot […]

Board of Health Meets January 14

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 13, 2015

January 13, 2015 – Board of Health Meets January 14 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, January 14, 2015 at 4:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Peterborough County Court House located at 470 Water Street, […]

Frostbite Alert Issued as forecasted wind chill values of -32 on Jan 13

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 12, 2015

January 12, 2015 –  The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert because of forecasted wind chill values of -32 on January 13. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until further notice. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the health of vulnerable populations including […]

Frostbite Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 11, 2015

January 11, 2015 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 7, 2015 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 […]

Frostbite Alert Issued for Jan 7-8

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 06, 2015

January 7, 2014 – Frostbite Alert Issued for Jan 7-8 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued a Frostbite Alert for Wednesday, January 7 and Thursday, January 8 because of forecasted wind chill values of -33 and -35 respectively. Extreme cold events […]

Innovative Smoking Cessation Program for Pregnant Women & Women with Young Children

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 06, 2015

January 6, 2014 –  Next Program Starts January 14 for Local Women Quitting smoking isn’t any easier when you’re pregnant. Thanks to a new partnership between Peterborough Public Health and the  Partners in Pregnancy Clinic (PIPC), local area women who are pregnant or have young children have more options to help them quit smoking and […]

Public Health and AON Strike New Conditional Sale of 185 King St.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 05, 2015

January 5, 2015 – AON Inc. and Peterborough Public Health announced today that they have reached a new conditional deal for the purchase of the first three floors of the downtown office building at 185 King St.  Once finalized, the new location will allow Public Health to bring all programs under one roof and make […]