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Wishing You a Safe and Enjoyable Holiday!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 – Ensure Proper Food Handling to Prevent Illness The Peterborough Public Health would like you to enjoy a safe and healthy holiday season. One way to ensure this is through safe food handling methods.  In general, a popular choice for holiday meals is turkey.  “Poultry can contain harmful bacteria such as Salmonella,” said […]

December 9 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 14, 2015

December 14, 2015 – To view the meeting summary from the December 9, 2015 meeting click the image below:

Local healthcare providers offering extended hours over holidays

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 08, 2015

December 7, 2015-PRHC to open 24 additional beds during seasonal surge (Peterborough, ON) – With the onset of flu season as unpredictable as it is, Peterborough’s healthcare providers are preparing for a possible surge in patients seeking care throughout the coming holidays and in the weeks to follow. For the first time this year, Peterborough Regional […]

Inaugural Board of Health Meeting at Jackson Square on December 9 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 07, 2015

December 4, 2015 – Location: J.K. Edwards Board Room, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Third Floor Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet for the first time in its new location at Jackson Square on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.  The meeting will begin with a […]

Thinking About Quitting Smoking?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 04, 2015

December 4, 2015 – Public Health Offering Free Program and Nicotine Replacement Therapy The Peterborough Public Health is pleased to offer “Choose to be …Smoke Free”, a free program for anyone 16 to 45 years old interested in quitting smoking. “Each session is designed to help people who want to quit smoking in a completely non-judgmental, […]

Do You Know What To Do in Extreme Cold?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 01, 2015

December 1, 2015 – Public Health Activates Extreme Cold Response Plan With the colder winter months ahead, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Extreme Cold Response Plan (ECRP) to advise residents on the best way to protect their health when temperatures plummet. “Cold weather injuries, such as frostbite and hypothermia, are preventable,” says Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, […]