October 25,

Author Archives: PCCHU

With HPV-caused Mouth and Throat Cancers Rising, Parents Encouraged to Vaccinate Their Kids at School Clinics

October 20, 2016 – As new research reveals increasing rates of cancers caused by HPV (human papillomavirus), Peterborough Public Health is pleased to offer the HPV vaccine to both Grade 7 boys and girls thanks to Ontario’s newly expanded student immunization program. “In a new report from the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian […]

Posted in Clinics & Classes, My Life & Health, News, News Archive, What's New | Comments closed

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

October 7, 2016 – Location: Hiawatha First Nation, Administration Building Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 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, […]

Posted in News, News Archive, What's New | Comments closed

Blue-Green Algae Bloom on Pigeon Lake: Know the Risks and How to Protect Yourself

October 6, 2016 – Peterborough Public Health is advising local residents to protect themselves from blue-green algae which have bloomed on area lakes. Peterborough Public Health with the assistance of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) have received confirmed reports of the presence  of blue-green algae in Pigeon Lake, Municipality of Trent Lakes […]

Posted in News, News Archive, What's New | Comments closed

Free Shingles Vaccine Good News for Local Seniors

October 4, 2016 – Influenza and Adacel Vaccines Also Recommended for Older Adults by Health Experts Local health leaders from Peterborough Public Health and Peterborough Family Health Team say Minister Hoskins’ recent announcement that the Ontario government is funding free shingles vaccine for those aged 65-70 is great news for our community. “With such a high proportion […]

Posted in News, News Archive, What's New | Comments closed

2016-17 Health at Work Peterborough’s Breakfast Series on Mental Health

September 27, 2016 – Health at Work Peterborough is pleased to present the “Health at Work Breakfast Series” to be launched during “Healthy Workplace Month” this October.   The purpose of Healthy Workplace month is to increase awareness of the need for a comprehensive approach to workplace health in Canada that is influenced by the four elements […]

Posted in News, News Archive, What's New | Comments closed