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Time Well Spent

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 25, 2018

January 25, 2018 – ‘Family Literacy Day’ Highlights Value of Talking, Playing or Reading with Children to Encourage Literacy Spending a few minutes each day to improve a child’s literacy skills is a worthwhile investment of time that can pay off in life-long benefits for the entire family. Peterborough Public Health is promoting that message in the […]

January – New Year, New Public Health Mandate

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 25, 2018

What changes are in store? It’s a brand new year, and Ontario has unveiled a brand new mandate for its local public health sector. Starting January 1, Peterborough Public Health began operating under a new legislated set of criteria and standards that changes the types of services and programs we deliver to our communities in […]

Board of Health January 13 Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 – To view the meeting summary from the January 16 Board of Health Meeting click the image below:

Third Frostbite Alert Issued

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 13, 2018

January 13, 2018, -Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the third Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -30 or lower from January 13 to 14. Temperatures are expected to rise above Frostbite Alert criteria […]

Board of Health Meets January 13 at 9:00 a.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2018

January 10, 2018 – 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 Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. This meeting is taking place on a Saturday to align with the annual Board […]

Community Wide Influenza Outbreak Declared

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 04, 2018

January 4, 2018 – Today Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Rosana Salvaterra declared a community-wide influenza outbreak in Peterborough due to a recent increase in the number of confirmed local cases. “We now have influenza outbreaks at four long term care homes in our area, and have seen an increased number of patients presenting at […]

Frostbite Alert Extended to January 6, 2018

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 04, 2018

  January 4, 2018 – 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 -39°C from January 4, 2018 to January 6, 2018. Temperatures are expected to rise above the […]

Campaign to Promote Positive Child Discipline – Take the Survey!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Jan 04, 2018

January, 4, 2017 – Peterborough Public Health Offers a Chance to Win $100 Gift Card by Sharing Feedback About Local Campaign Did you see these posters and rink board ads featuring the “Children See, Children Learn” campaign in local arenas over the past year? If so, Peterborough Public Health wants to hear from you. “Peterborough Public Health […]