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Public Sector Salary Disclosure

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 – Peterborough Public Health In compliance with the Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, a listing of Peterborough Public Health’s salaries and benefits exceeding $100,000 for 2014 has been posted on Public Health’s website and is available from the link below: 2014 Public Sector Salary Disclosure For further information, please contact: Brittany Cadence […]

Public Health Building Back on the Market

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 20, 2015

March 20, 2015 – Board of Health Seeks New Bidders As Conditional Offer Expires  Audio Clip: Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health   The Board of Health announced today that its building located at 185 King Street is up for sale again and is encouraging interested bidders to submit an offer so Public Health […]

Now That’s Something to Smile About

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 20, 2015

March 20, 2015 –  Public Health Recognizes World Oral Health Day by Celebrating Good Science In celebration of World Oral Health Day today, Peterborough Public Health is promoting the legacy of solid scientific research behind fluoride in community water supplies. “There is an impressive foundation of quality research that has long established community water fluoridation as […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary – March 11/15

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 16, 2015

March 16, 2015 – To view the Board of Health Meeting Summary from March 11 please click the image below:                      

Board of Health Reaches New Contract with CUPE

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 13, 2015

March 13, 2015 – Agreement Ratified by Board of Health and CUPE Members After this week’s conciliation session, Peterborough Public Health announced this morning that it reached a new collective agreement with CUPE members. The Board of Health ratified the agreement at Wednesday’s board meeting. CUPE members also ratified their agreement last night, confirming the three-year […]

Over 8000 Local Students & Staff Join in Great Big Crunch Heard From Coast to Coast

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 – Event Celebrates Healthy Eating and Student Nutrition Programs As Part of 2015 Nutrition Month Today 8,443 students and staff from 25 schools in Peterborough City and County took part in a Canada-wide synchronized bite of locally grown apples to promote healthy eating and to celebrate local food during 2015 National Nutrition Month. […]

Board of Health Reaches Agreement with ONA

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 – Agreement Ratified by Board of Health and ONA Members After a full day of bargaining, Peterborough Public Health announced this morning that it had reached a new collective agreement with ONA members. The Board of Health ratified the agreement at last night’s board meeting. ONA members also ratified their agreement yesterday […]

Potential Strike Will Impact Several Public Health Services  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 09, 2015

March 9, 2015 –  Visit www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca for Updates on March 13 Audio Clip: Dr. Rosana Salvaterra The Peterborough Public Health would like to advise residents that a potential strike could impact operations at local public health facilities, as early as March 13. A total of 85 employees belonging to two unions (CUPE 4170 has 53 […]

Board of Health Meets March 11

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 06, 2015

March 6, 2015 – Location: Peterborough City Hall, Council Chambers The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 4:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. North. To download the agenda and the online board package, please […]

Frostbite Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 06, 2015

March 6, 2015 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on March 4, 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 #10 Issued

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 04, 2015

March 4, 2015 – Public Health Issues Frostbite Alert #10 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued a tenth Frostbite Alert this season because of forecasted wind chill values of -29 on March 5. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until further notice. […]

Nutrition Tips for “Eating 9 to 5” – Nutrition Month

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 02, 2015

March 2, 2015 – March is Nutrition Month! Across the country, Registered Dietitians are inspiring Canadians to eat better at work with this year’s theme: “Eating 9-5”. Workday challenges like rushed mornings, no time for a lunch break, food-filled meetings, workplace celebrations and end of day dinner struggles can make it difficult to eat well. “Many […]

Frostbite Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 01, 2015

March 1, 2015 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on February 22, 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 […]