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Archives for "December 2016"

Thinking of Quitting Smoking?

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 21, 2016

December 21, 2016 – Peterborough Public Health Offers Free Quit Smoking Programs If you are considering a new year’s resolution to quit smoking, Peterborough Public Health is pleased to offer free support to help you get there with the Choose to be…Smoke Free program. “The Choose to be…Smoke Free program has a great track record and […]

Protect Yourself from Extreme Cold This Winter

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 20, 2016

December 20, 2016 –  Peterborough Public Health Activates Extreme Cold Response Plan With the colder winter months ahead, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Extreme Cold Response Plan (ECRP) to advise residents on the best way to protect their health when temperatures plummet. “Cold weather injuries, such as frostbite and hypothermia, are preventable,” said Dr. […]

RIDE Checks to Educate Drivers on Illegal Tobacco and Smoking Cessation Supports

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 – Peterborough Public Health and Peterborough-Northumberland Crime Stoppers announced today that RIDE checks will include an additional educational focus for drivers on illegal purchases of tobacco and local smoking cessation supports. “We want people to know that possessing and purchasing untaxed or unregulated tobacco can result in fines ranging from $100 to $10,000,” […]

Getting the Right Care in the Right Place During the Holiday Season

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 08, 2016

December 8, 2016 –  Family Health Team, PRHC and Peterborough Public Health working together to ensure your healthcare needs are covered over the holidays (Peterborough, ON) – As flu season gets underway and seasonal illnesses begin to present themselves, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC), Peterborough Public Health and the Peterborough Family Health Team are again […]

A Book on Every Bed

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 05, 2016

December 5, 2016 – Peterborough Families Urged to Open Up New Chapters for Children With the Gift of Reading When children wake up to open their presents this holiday season, local parents and caregivers are encouraged to include a gift-wrapped book in the mix. Peterborough Public Health is asking families to turn a page on the […]

Flu Shot Clinic Offered in Millbrook on December 5  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Dec 01, 2016

December 1, 2016 – The influenza virus is circulating! Peterborough Public Health is offering a free influenza vaccine clinic in Millbrook, on Monday, December 5, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The clinic is taking place at the Cavan Monaghan Township Office Gymnasium on 988 County Road 10 in Millbrook.  No appointment necessary, and walk-ins are […]