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“Your Worst Nightmare” Happens May 9

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 –  Free Community Event on Emergency Preparedness Recreates Realistic Crisis Scenario Are you ready for an emergency the next time it strikes? That will be the topic residents are invited to learn more about at “Your Worst Nightmare”, a free community event taking place on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. […]

April 12 BOH Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 19, 2017

April 19 – To view the meeting summary for the April 12 Board of Health Meeting click image below: 170412 Board of Health Meeting Summary – April

Protect Your Pets and Families from Rabies:

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 – Low-Cost Rabies Clinics on Saturday, April 29 Peterborough Public Health is teaming up with local veterinarians to help combat rabies. On Saturday, April 29 from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m., there will be multiple clinics running across the County and City to help protect pet dogs and cats against the disease. These […]

Food for Kids Volunteers Celebrated

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 13, 2017

April 12, 2017 – Serving 2.5 Million Breakfasts and Snacks Last Year to Local Students Hundreds of Volunteers Recognized at Appreciation Luncheon Today, more than 200 volunteers were honoured for their amazing contributions that make school breakfast and snack programs possible in schools throughout Peterborough County and City. “We are honoured to celebrate all of the […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Dispelling the Myths

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 13, 2017

April 12, 2017 – Free Event on April 26 for Parents and Caregivers Clarifies Misconceptions Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers to a free presentation entitled “Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD): Dispelling the Myths” on Wednesday, April 26 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Peterborough Public Health, 185 King St., in downtown Peterborough. The guest speaker […]

Board of Health and OPSEU Approve New Collective Agreement  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 –  Peterborough Public Health announced today that the Board of Health ratified an agreement reached with OPSEU Local 327 at its March 8, 2017 meeting. Earlier in March, this deal was ratified by OPSEU members, thereby securing a new five-year contract ending March 31, 2021. “We are very pleased with the commitment […]

Board of Health Meets April 12 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 07, 2017

April 7, 2017 – Location: Hiawatha First Nation, Administration Building Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at Hiawatha First Nation in the Council Chambers, Lower Hall, Administration Building, 123 Paudash Street. To download the agenda and the online board package, please […]

Health providers call for better access to dental care for Ontario’s vulnerable adults and seniors

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Apr 07, 2017

April 7, 2017 –  The lack of affordable dental care in the province was the main agenda item as more than 60 representatives from across Ontario met today to call for government investment in publicly funded oral health care for adults and seniors living on low incomes. At the annual symposium of the Ontario Oral Health […]