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Chew on This: The Cost of Food Insecurity

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 30, 2015

September 30, 2015 – Nourish is launching its Food Series with a talk by Dr. Valerie Tarasuk titled Chew on This:  The Cost of Food Insecurity. In Peterborough, 1 in 4 households with children under 18 years of age experience food insecurity. People with severe food insecurity have double the health care costs.   Limited […]

Public Health Unveils Plans for Public Health Services at Jackson Square  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 25, 2015

September 25, 2015 – Medical Officer of Health and PCCHU Staff Excited for Public Health to Join Downtown Community in November Today officials from Peterborough Public Health announced the details of their plans to bring public health services and programs downtown when it moves into the first three floors of Jackson Square at 185 King St. […]

Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair on September 28  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 23, 2015

September 23, 2015 – Expert Prenatal Advice and Newborn Parenting Tips! Expectant parents and their families are invited to a fun and informative night out to attend the Prenatal Health Fair hosted by Peterborough Public Health at the Holiday Inn on Monday, September 28, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This FREE must–attend evening […]

Board of Health September 9 Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 14, 2015

September 14, 2015 – To view the Board of Health meeting summary for the September 9, 2015 meeting click the image below:

Ontario Health Study Centre Opens for Round Two in Peterborough  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 14, 2015

  September 14, 2015 – Public Health Encourages Residents to Participate to Improve Our Knowledge of Local Population Health Status Today the Ontario Health Study opened its second Peterborough Study Centre in two years at the Lion’s Community Centre to take blood samples from September 14-18. “So far more than 90 residents have signed up, […]

September Appointments Available on the Mobile Dental Health Centre

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 09, 2015

September 9, 2015 – The Peterborough Public Health’s Mobile Dental Health Centre will be out on the road again this September with a few stops scheduled in the City and County of Peterborough.  Dental staff will be on hand to perform check-ups, cleanings, fluoride treatments, fillings and extractions – all available at no cost to […]

Board of Health Meets September 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 08, 2015

September 8, 2015- Location: Hiawatha First Nation The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, September 9, 2019 at 4:45 p.m. in the Lower Hall, Administration Building, 123 Paudash St., Hiawatha First Nation. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/about-us-2/board-of-health/meeting-agendas The […]

Heat Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 08, 2015

September 8, 2015 – With the return of cooler temperatures and less humid air, Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Alert issued on Saturday, September 5, 2015. The Public Health has adopted a series of extreme heat thresholds designed to advise the public, health professionals and community service providers on appropriate measures they can take […]

Heat Alert for Sept 4 Lifted but Fifth Heat Alert of the Season Issued for Labour Day Weekend

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Sep 04, 2015

September 4, 2015 –  Today Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Heat Alert issued on August 31 due to slightly lower temperatures, but another Heat Alert will take effect on the Labour Day weekend for the City and County of Peterborough, and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.  This fifth alert of the season is […]