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Category Archives: My Life & Health

Time Well Spent

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 […]

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Three Mumps Cases Confirmed in Peterborough

September 26, 2017  – Residents advised to watch for symptoms and prevent the spread of mumps Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is reporting three confirmed cases of mumps in the Peterborough area. “Mumps is circulating in our community, so we are asking residents to watch for symptoms and see their healthcare provider if they are feeling ill,” […]

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus

August 18, 2017 – Residents Reminded to Take Precautions Today Peterborough Public Health officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) acquired locally. “With confirmation of our first human case of the season, we encourage residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of West Nile virus in our area,” said Dr. Rosana […]

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Peterborough Public Health Issues First Heat Warning of the Season

June 12, 2017 – Today Peterborough Public Health is issuing the first Heat Warning of the season.  Temperatures are expected to reach near 31 degrees Monday with an overnight low near 20 degrees Monday night.  This current heatwave has been spreading across southern Ontario for more than two days and is expected to affect the […]

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New Breastfeeding Room Opens at Peterborough Public Health

 March 22, 2017 – On-site Breastfeeding Support Also Available for Nursing Moms Peterborough Public Health proudly announced today the opening of its new public breastfeeding room at its Jackson Square location on 185 King St. “We’re excited to offer breastfeeding moms a comfortable, clean and dedicated space to nurse their babies when they’re downtown,” said Dawn […]

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