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Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 25, 2016

February 26 – “This will save lives” Peterborough Drug Strategy Partners Applauds Move to Create Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act Please click here to view media release from the Peterborough Drug Strategy Partners

Curve Lake First Nation PS goes Swimming

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 – Thanks to Healthy Kids Community Challenge Curve Lake First Nation Public School students were at the Trent Athletics Centre pool yesterday, the first of three visits thanks to special funding from the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. Kayla Williams, Gr.3 teacher stated “This is a fantastic opportunity for our 15 students.  It’s a […]

Free Prenatal Health Fair on February 22

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 – 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, February 22, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This FREE must–attend evening […]

Frostbite Alert Has Been Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on February 17, 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 […]

Third Frostbite Alert Issued

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 – Third Frostbite Alert for February 17 for the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations The Peterborough Public Health has issued the third Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -29 overnight February 17. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until […]

February 10 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 – To view the meeting summary for the February 10 meeting of the Board of Health click the image below.

Frostbite Alert Has Been Lifted

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 16, 2016

February 16, 2016 – With the forecast of warmer temperatures Peterborough Public Health is lifting the Frostbite Alert issued on February 12, 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 […]

Second Frostbite Alert Issued for Feb 12-15

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 12, 2016

February 12, 2016 – The Peterborough Public Health has issued the second Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -28 on February 12. This Frostbite Alert remains in effect until Monday, February 15, 2016. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on […]

Board of Health Approves Name Change to Peterborough Public Health  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 – New Operational Name for Public Health to Take Effect June 1, 2016 Last night the Board of Health approved changing Peterborough Public Health’s operational name to Peterborough Public Health.  The new name will be rolled out along with a new brand for the public health organization on June 1, 2016. “This […]

Board of Health Meets February 10 at 5:00 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Feb 05, 2016

February 5, 2016 – 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, February 10, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Guests are asked to use the buzzer located on the wall to the right of […]