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Community Dental Health Clinic Celebrates Relocation to Jackson Square

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Oct 16, 2018

New Clinic Brings All Public Health Services Under One Roof Today, Peterborough Public Health (PPH) celebrated the relocation of its Community Dental Health Clinic (CDHC) to the main office at 185 King Street (Jackson Square). The move was inspired by an opportunity to bring all public health services to one location, making it easier for […]

October 10 – Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Oct 15, 2018

Board of Health Welcomes MPP Dave Smith The Board of Health welcomed the newly-elected Peterborough-Kawartha MPP Dave Smith who attended his first board meeting as a guest. Dr. Salvaterra gave him a tour of the facility, community kitchen and clinics of Peterborough Public Health. Peterborough Precarious Employment Research Initiative Health Promoter Monique Beneteau and Trent […]

2017-18 Rates of Influenza Immunization for Local Nursing Home and Retirement Residence Staff Hit 80%

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Oct 11, 2018

Healthcare Worker Immunization Critical to Creating “Ring of Immunity” Peterborough Public Health reported today that the local influenza immunization rate among staff working at local nursing homes and retirement residences reached 80% in 2017/18. “Influenza vaccination provides benefits to healthcare workers and to the patients in their care,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of […]

Food Safety: Frozen Raw Breaded Chicken

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Oct 09, 2018

Some products, like frozen chicken nuggets, strips and burgers may look pre-cooked or browned but in fact contain raw chicken. You can protect your family from illness by following some simple steps.

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

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Oct 06, 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 Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: This meeting is open […]

Peterborough Public Health Wishes You a Safe and Enjoyable Thanksgiving Dinner!

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Oct 05, 2018

Ensure Proper Food Handling to Prevent Illness Peterborough Public Health would like you to enjoy a safe and healthy Thanksgiving holiday. One way to ensure this is through safe food handling methods.  In general, the most popular choice for a Thanksgiving dinner is turkey.  “Poultry can contain harmful bacteria such as salmonella,” said Atul Jain, […]