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Archives for "April 2016"


Board of Health Meets May 4 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 29, 2016

April 29, 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, May 4, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. Guests are asked to use the buzzer located on the wall to the right of the main […]

Protect Your Pets and Families from Rabies: Low-Cost Rabies Clinics on Saturday, May 14

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 26, 2016

April 26, 2016 – The Peterborough Public Health is teaming up with local veterinarians to help combat rabies. On Saturday, May 14 from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m., there will be multiple clinics running across the County and City to help protect your pets against the disease. These vaccinations are low-cost at $25 per pet, cash […]

Practical Suggestions for Helping Young Children Listen and Talk

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 25, 2016

Friday, May 13th, 2016 8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Peterborough Healthy Families Workshop

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 25, 2016

  Help Improve Your Child’s Listening and Talking Skills Thursday, May 12th, 7:00-9:00 McDonnell Activity Centre

Small Butts, Big Problem Takes Aim at Tobacco Industry and Litter

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 22, 2016

April 22, 2016 – New Health Promotion Campaign to Launch April 23 A youth-led initiative from Peterborough Public Health called “Small Butts, Big Problem” kicks off on Earth Day today in the hopes of mobilizing the community around the contentious issue of cigarette butt littering. “The Kawarthas are renowned for having some of the most beautiful […]

Medical Officer of Health Commends Move to Expand Access of the HPV Vaccine to Boys

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 – Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health for Peterborough Public Health is applauding today’s announcement by Health Minister Eric Hoskins to expand access of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys in Grade 7 starting September 2016. The HPV vaccine is the only way to prevent HPV infections that lead to different […]

First Physical Literacy Summit in Peterborough a Huge Success

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 – 100 + people attended the Central East Physical Literacy Summit:  “Physical Literacy for Lifelong Participation”  The Central East Physical Literacy Project hosted its first Summit “Physical Literacy for Lifelong Participation” this past weekend at the Holiday Inn. Over 100 participants came together to learn, network and strategize to raise awareness about the importance […]

Pandemic Planning Takes Centre Stage

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 19, 2016

April 19, 2016 – 200+ Community Members Test Their Organizations’ Response to Mock Influenza Pandemic Emergency More than 230 representatives from organizations across the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations came together today to practice how they would protect the community the next time there is an influenza pandemic. “Today’s exercise […]

April 13 BOH Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 – To view the meeting summary from the April 13 Board of Health Meeting click the image below

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

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 12, 2016

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

Temporary Phone Service Outage at Public Health

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 07, 2016

April 7, 2016 – PUBLIC NOTICE:  Friday, April 8 from 1 – 5 p.m.  Emergency Response System Remains Operational While Phone System is Upgraded The Peterborough Public Health is notifying the community that there will be a temporary service outage of its main phone service on Friday, April 8 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. During this […]

Bringing Dental Care to the County

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 07, 2016

April 7, 2016 – Mobile Dental Health Centre Hits the Road for Oral Health Month April is Oral Health Month and Peterborough Public Health kicked it off by sending out the Mobile Dental Health Centre, with its first stop of the season in Lakefield today. The Mobile Dental Health Centre offers preventive dental services to eligible […]

Public Health Declares Community-Wide Influenza Outbreak Over

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 05, 2016

  April 5, 2016- The community-wide influenza outbreak has ended according to Peterborough Public Health. “We are seeing lower levels of influenza transmission in our community,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health.  “Although there is still sporadic transmission occurring, other indicators have returned to baseline and all of our institutional outbreaks have been resolved, […]