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Peterborough Public Health Extends Frostbite Alert to January 1

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 29, 2017

December 29, 2017 – Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health is extending the Frostbite Alert issued December 26, 2017 because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -27°C or lower from December 29, 2017 to January 1, 2018.  Temperatures are expected to rise above […]

Second Frostbite Alert of the Season Issued

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 26, 2017

December 26, 2017 – Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the second Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -27 or lower from December 26 to 29. Temperatures are expected to rise above Frostbite Alert criteria […]

December 13 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 – To view the meeting summary of the December Board of Health meeting click the image below:  

Thank Educators by Donating to Food for Kids this Holiday Season

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 15, 2017

  December 15, 2017 – Online Donations for Breakfast Programs, a Perfect Holiday Gift for Teachers Looking for an extra special way to celebrate your child’s teachers this holiday season?  Make an easy, online donation to Food for Kids at www.FoodforKidsPtbo.ca to support your school’s breakfast club. Teacher’s note that well-nourished children are better able to concentrate […]

Love My Life Art Gala: December 18

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 13, 2017

Love My Life Art Gala: December 18 Media and Community Invited to Drop In – Remarks at 6:15 p.m. On Monday, December 18 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the community and media partners are invited to a gala event showcasing the artwork of local youth who explored tobacco use prevention through positive self-expression. What are […]

First Frostbite Alert of the Season Issued

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 13, 2017

December 13, 2017 – Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the first Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -28 or lower from December 13 to 14. Temperatures are expected to rise above Frostbite Alert criteria during the […]

Is Quitting Smoking on Your 2018 Wish List?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 – Peterborough Public Health Offering December 20 Workshop and Other Support Programs to Help! If you are considering a new year’s resolution to quit smoking, Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is pleased to offer support to help you get there. “Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to improve your life […]

Getting the right care in the right place during the holiday season

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 – Peterborough Family Health Team, PRHC and Peterborough Public Health working together to ensure your healthcare needs are covered over the holidays. Read more…  

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

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 08, 2017

December 11, 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, December 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 […]

A Novel Approach to the Holidays

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 06, 2017

December 6, 2017 – Local Families Encouraged to Include a Book for a Child as Part of Their Holiday Gift-Giving Call them ‘presents’ of mind, and an opportunity to start a new holiday gift-giving tradition at your home. Local families are encouraged to include a gift-wrapped book among the presents that children will open this holiday season. […]

Protect Yourself from Extreme Cold This Winter

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 01, 2017

December 1, 2017 – Peterborough Public Health Activates Extreme Cold Response Plan With the colder winter months ahead, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Extreme Cold Response Plan (ECRP) to advise residents on the best way to protect their health when temperatures plummet. “Cold weather injuries, such as frostbite and hypothermia, are preventable,” said Dr. Rosana […]