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Temporarily Closed on Tuesday, November 29

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 – On-Call Service Remains Active for Public Health Emergencies Peterborough Public Health will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, November 29 for an all-day professional development event. This affects both its location at 185 King St. and the downtown Community Dental Health Centre in Peterborough Square at 360 George St. N. Both locations will […]

Local Public Health Successes from 2015 Celebrated in New Video

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 18, 2016

November 18, 2016 – Peterborough Public Health Releases 2015 Annual Report Video Peterborough Public Health released its 2015 Annual Report video today to celebrate the many public health accomplishments made that year. “2015 was a year of major milestones and we are pleased to share these along with how we empower others to live healthier lives […]

First Local Influenza Case of the Season Reported

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 17, 2016

November 17, 2016 – Free Flu Shots Available Throughout the Community, Including December 5 Clinic in Millbrook Peterborough Public Health reported the first local lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza today. “The case is lab-confirmed for influenza A, and we now know that seasonal influenza is circulating in our community,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of […]

Keeping Babies Safe and Comfortable With Vaccines

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 16, 2016

November 16, 2016 – Parents Invited to November 18 Presentation by Pediatrician Dr. Karolyn Hardy-Brown Peterborough Public Health invites parents and expecting parents to attend a presentation by local pediatrician Dr. Karolyn Hardy-Brown entitled “Babies & Vaccines: Minimizing Pain & Maximizing Comfort” on Friday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 185 King St., […]

Free Radon Test Kits Available from Peterborough Public Health

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 14, 2016

November 14, 2016 – Protect Your Family from the Second-Leading Cause of Lung Cancer Peterborough Public Health has a limited supply of free radon test kits for local residents conveniently available throughout the County and City of Peterborough, and at Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive gas that comes from […]

Parents Invited to Free Presentation on Tuesday, Nov 15

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 – “Keeping Cool About Your Anxious Child or Teen” Featuring Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers to a free presentation entitled “Keeping Cool About Your Anxious Child or Teen ” on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Peterborough Public Health’s […]

November 9 Board of Health meeting summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 – To view the meeting summary from the November 9 Board of Health meeting click on the image below.    

Help Us Understand the Local Employment Experience

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 07, 2016

November 7, 2016 – Residents Encouraged to Participate in Important Telephone Survey November 7-December 18 Leger, a national research firm, will be conducting a survey on behalf of Peterborough Public Health between November 7 and December 18, 2016. A random selection of residents between 18 and 70 years of age will be asked about their employment […]

Board of Health Meets November 9 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 04, 2016

November 4, 2016 – Location: J.K. Edwards Board Room, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Third Floor Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: The meeting is […]

Celebrating Flu Shot Champions

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Nov 04, 2016

November 4, 2016 – Overall Healthcare Worker Influenza Immunization Rate in 2015-16 was 75% for County and City of Peterborough Today the Medical Officer of Health Dr. Rosana Salvaterra commended local healthcare workers for keeping vulnerable residents safe by maintaining strong influenza immunization rates last year at their healthcare organizations. “As we head into another flu […]