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600 Pounds of Local Carrots Delivered to Support Food For Kids Breakfast Programs

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 20, 2013

November 20, 2013 – “Carrots for Kids” Campaign Benefits Students and Local Farmers Today 600 pounds of carrots were delivered to Food For Kids breakfast programs to mark the first anniversary of the “Carrots for Kids” campaign, which is part of an initiative geared toward increasing student access to local food in the school community. “Food […]

Dr. Heather Stuart Visits Peterborough to Break the Silence around Mental Illness and Addictions

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 15, 2013

November 15, 2013 – Hundreds Take Part In the “Let’s Talk Information Series” about Challenging Stigma in our Community Hundreds of residents and community service representatives took part in several events over the past two days to hear community health expert Dr. Heather Stuart from Queen’s University speak about mental health stigma and how to […]

Public Health Releases 2012 Annual Report

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 15, 2013

November 15, 2013 – Today Public Health released its 2012 Annual Report showcasing its work advancing the public health of our community.  Click here for the full report. For further information, please contact: Brittany Cadence, Communications Supervisor 705-743-1000, ext. 391

Flu Vaccine Nasal Spray vs. An Injection: Which One Results in Better Immunization Rates?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 12, 2013

November 12, 2013 – Local Students to be Offered FluMist Vaccine as part of Provincial Study Students from ten local elementary schools are taking part in a provincial study to determine if offering FluMist® (a nasal spray influenza vaccine) in schools will result in more children getting immunized against influenza in comparison to schools offering the vaccine […]

Board of Health Meets November 13

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 08, 2013

November 8, 2013 – Location: Peterborough City Hall, General Committee Room The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 4:45 p.m. in the General Committee Room at Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. North. To download the agenda and the online […]

Upcoming Car Seat Clinic

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 07, 2013

November 7, 2013 – There will be a community car seat clinic on Monday, November 25, 2013, 5 pm  to  7:30 pm PETERBOROUGH FIRE SERVICES CENTRAL HALL, 210 Sherbrooke Street Peterborough, ON Service being provided by: THE PETERBOROUGH & AREA CAR SEAT COMMITTEE PARTNERS Thank-You!

Have You Tested Your Home for Radon?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 06, 2013

November 6, 2013 – Public Health Offers Videos and Fact Sheets to Protect Your Health From the Second Leading Cause of Lung Cancer With long term exposure to radon known to be the second leading cause of lung cancer in Canada, Peterborough Public Health is recommending radon testing for all homes to determine if you or […]