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Peterborough Public Health Honours 2017 Tobacco-Wise Champions

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 – Celebrating Community Leaders in Commercial Tobacco Use Prevention for Better Public Health Today is World No Tobacco Day, and to celebrate Peterborough Public Health recognized several local residents and organizations for their leadership creating a tobacco-wise community here at home. “It really is a David and Goliath story.  Our 2017 Tobacco-Wise Champions are […]

Are You Ready For Heat This Summer?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 -Peterborough Public Health Activates Heat Warning System With summer quickly approaching and warmer temperatures imminent, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Heat Warning and Information System (HWIS) to advise residents of the best way to protect their health when temperatures soar. Environment and Climate Change Canada will issue Heat Warnings 18 to […]

May 10 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017 – To view the meeting summary for the May 10 Board of Health Meeting click image below: 170510 Board of Health Meeting summary May 10

Hundreds of Apsley Students Make Water Their Drink of Choice

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 12, 2017

  May 11, 2017 – Healthy Kids Community Challenge Wraps Up “Water Does Wonders” Campaign at Apsley Public School Today, every student at Apsley Public School took home a complimentary reusable water bottle to celebrate the “Water Does Wonders” campaign, thanks to the support of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge (HKCC), Peterborough. “The County is so […]

Peterborough Public Health Reminds Residents on Wells about Drinking Water Safety

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 06, 2017

May 6, 2017 – Peterborough Public Health is reminding the public about drinking water safety following the recent notification from the City of Peterborough that the Peterborough Wastewater Treatment Plant is in by-pass mode. “The good news is that wastewater entering the Otonabee River is still 99% treated so with the current volumes and rate of […]

Board of Health Meets May 10 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 05, 2017

May 5, 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 next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 10, 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 […]

The Earlier, The Better

BY admin | PUBLISHED: May 01, 2017

May 1, 2017 – ‘Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late’ to Identify Problems with Child’s Speech Skills When it comes to your child’s speech, hearing and language skills, time is of the essence. The early identification of delays or problems with a child’s communication abilities is essential to getting the help that he or she will require […]