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Free Radon Test Kits Available Throughout the County & City from Peterborough Public Health

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 30, 2017

November 30, 2017 – Protect Your Family from the Second-Leading Cause of Lung Cancer Peterborough Public Health has a limited supply of free radon test kits for local residents conveniently available throughout the County and City of Peterborough, and at Curve Lake First Nations. “Radon is responsible for anywhere from 1,080 to 1,550 cancer cases […]

2016-17 Rates of Influenza Immunization for Local Nursing Home and Retirement Residence Staff Hit 79%

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 – Healthcare Worker Immunization Critical to Creating “Ring of Immunity” Peterborough Public Health reported today that the local influenza immunization rate among staff working at local nursing homes and retirement residences reached 79% in 2016/17. “Influenza vaccination provides benefits to healthcare workers and to the patients in their care,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, […]

First Local Influenza Case of the Season Reported

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 –  Free Flu Shots Available Throughout the Community, Including December 4 Clinic in Millbrook Peterborough Public Health reported the first local lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza today. “The case is lab-confirmed for influenza, and we now know that seasonal influenza is circulating in our community,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health.  “Usually […]

Why Emotional Intelligence Matters at Work

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 – with Trent University’s Dr. James Parker on December 6 Being able to read and manage one’s own emotions and those of others is essential in creating and maintaining a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. Emotional Intelligence (EI) has been talked about for several years but what is it really?  And, how do […]

November 8 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 13, 2017

November 14, 2017 – To view the meeting summary of the November Board of Health meeting click the image below. 

Board of Health Meets November 8 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 03, 2017

November 3, 2017  – Location: Curve Lake Community Centre, Curve Lake First Nation Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Government Services Building, located at 22 Winookeedaa Street, Curve Lake First Nation. http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/about-us-2/board-of-health/meeting-agendas The meeting is open to the community and […]