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Archives for "January 2016"


Local Public Health Agencies Asked to Assist With Outbreak of Listeria Infections Under investigation

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 – Residents Advised to Throw Out Certain Brands of Pre-packaged Salads The Peterborough Public Health has been asked by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to contact local institutions that serve vulnerable populations (e.g. hospitals, long-term care homes, retirement homes, child care centres) to check for recalled products that could potentially be contaminated with […]

Campaign Goal Surpassed for Myrtle’s Kitchen! Public Health and Partners Announce Community Kitchen to Open This Spring

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 21, 2016

January 21, 2016 – Today Peterborough Public Health together with other local community partners announced they were successful in surpassing its campaign goal of $204,000 needed to build Myrtle’s Kitchen at its new Jackson Square location in downtown Peterborough.  A total of $222,886 was raised towards the project.  The additional donations will help cover construction contingencies, programming […]

Frostbite Alert Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2016

January 19, 2016 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on January 18, 2016 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 […]

Enrolment Easier for Healthy Smiles Ontario

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2016

January 19, 2016 – Eligible Residents Can Now Sign Up at Service Ontario Changes that took effect January 1, 2016 now make it easier for parents to find out if their children aged 17 years and under qualify for free dental care under the newly integrated Healthy Smiles Ontario program. “Good oral health is essential […]

First Frostbite Alert for Jan 18-19 for the Peterborough Area

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 18, 2016

January 18, 2015 – Public Health Issues First Frostbite Alert for January 18-19 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued the first Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -28 from January 18 to 19. This Frostbite Alert […]

First Local Influenza Case of the Season Reported

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 16, 2016

January 16, 2016 – Flu Vaccine is a Good Match This Year The Peterborough Public Health reported the first local lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza today. “The case is lab-confirmed for influenza B, and we now know that seasonal influenza is circulating in our local population,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health.  “Usually there […]

January 13 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 – To view the summary of the January 13 Board of Health meeting click the image below.

Board of Health Meets January 13 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 08, 2016

January 8, 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 on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Guests are asked to use the buzzer located on the wall to the right of […]