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Taking a Bite out of Student Hunger for 25 Years

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 25, 2017

October 25, 2017 – Food for Kids Peterborough and County Celebrate 25 years of Student Nutrition Programs As the school year hits its stride, Food for Kids Peterborough and County is celebrating 25 years of supporting local student nutrition programs. “For 25 years, our amazing network of schools, students, volunteers, parents, educators, community members, businesses, organizations, […]

October 11 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 16, 2017

October 16, 2017 – To view the meeting summary for the October 11 Board of Health Meeting click the link or image below: 171011 Board of Health Meeting Summary – October

Healthy Eating Not an Option in Peterborough for Residents on Low Incomes

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 – Peterborough Public Health Releases 2017 Report:  Limited Incomes: A Recipe For Food Insecurity Peterborough Public Health has released its annual Limited Incomes: A Recipe for Food Insecurity report.  This year’s report shows Peterborough’s most vulnerable residents continue to suffer from an inability to eat nutritiously due to the cost and affordability of healthy […]

Helping Kids who Struggle with Attending School

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 11, 2017

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Board of Health Meets October 11 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 06, 2017

October 6, 2017 – Location: J.K. Edwards Board Room, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Third Floor Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. 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 This meeting […]

Peterborough Public Health Wishes You a Safe and Enjoyable Thanksgiving Dinner!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 05, 2017

October 5, 2017 – Ensure Proper Food Handling to Prevent Illness Peterborough Public Health would like you to enjoy a safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday. One way to ensure this is through safe food handling methods.  In general, the most popular choice for a Thanksgiving dinner is turkey.  “Poultry can contain harmful bacteria such as salmonella,” […]

World Breastfeeding Week

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Oct 02, 2017

2017 – World Breastfeeding Week Calendar of Events