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2013 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 28, 2014

In compliance with the Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, a listing of Peterborough Public Health’s salaries and benefits exceeding $100,000 for 2013 has been posted on Public Health’s website and is available from the hyperlink below:   2013 PCCHU Salary Disclosure  

Board of Health Summary – March 19

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 – Click here to view the Board of Health Meeting Summary from March 19

Board of Health Meets March 19

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 14, 2014

March 15, 2014 – Location: Council Chambers, Peterborough County Court House The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Peterborough County Court House located at 470 Water Street, Peterborough. To download the agenda and […]

This Nutrition Month “Simply Cook and Enjoy!”

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 14, 2014

March 14, 2014 – March is Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Simply Cook & Enjoy!”   Across the country Registered Dietitians are encouraging Canadians to get excited about healthy eating and embrace cooking in their daily lives. There is a growing concern regarding a potential lack of home cooking and loss of cooking skills among […]

STOP Program: Support for Ontario smokers who wish to quit smoking

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 10, 2014

March 10, 2014 – Space Still Available for March 17 & 24 Workshops in Peterborough For many smokers the cost of nicotine replacement products can be a barrier to quitting. The STOP (Smoking Treatment for Ontario Patients) Program workshop offers eligible participants in Peterborough five weeks of cost-free nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation information to […]

6000 Local Students & Staff Join in Great Big Crunch Heard From Coast to Coast

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 06, 2014

March 6, 2014 – Event Celebrates Healthy Eating and Student Nutrition Programs As Part of 2014 Nutrition Month Today 5,983 local students and staff from 23 schools took part in a Canada-wide synchronized bite of locally grown apples to promote healthy eating during 2014 National Nutrition Month. “The Great Big Crunch is a fun way to bring […]

Public Health Issues Frostbite Alert for coming days

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 03, 2014

March 3, 2014 – The Peterborough Public Health is issuing a Frostbite Alert on Monday, March 3 for Peterborough City and County, and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.  The forecasted wind chill value today is expected to reach -31.  The Frostbite Alert will remain in effect until lifted, as the cold is expected to […]