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Public Sector Salary Disclosure – 2016

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 – Peterborough Public Health In compliance with the Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, a listing of Peterborough Public Health’s salaries and benefits exceeding $100,000 for 2016 has been posted on Public Health’s website and is available from the link below: 2016 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

Water – Making it the Drink of Choice for Kids

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 –  Healthy Kids Community Challenge Wraps Up Water Does Wonders World Water Day on March 22 reminds us of the importance of access to clean and safe water. The Healthy Kids Community Challenge is celebrating this day by recognizing the many exciting local initiatives designed to encourage kids to make water their […]

New Breastfeeding Room Opens at Peterborough Public Health

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 22, 2017

 March 22, 2017 – On-site Breastfeeding Support Also Available for Nursing Moms Peterborough Public Health proudly announced today the opening of its new public breastfeeding room at its Jackson Square location on 185 King St. “We’re excited to offer breastfeeding moms a comfortable, clean and dedicated space to nurse their babies when they’re downtown,” said Dawn […]

March 8 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 10, 2017

March 10, 2017 – To view the meeting summary from the March 8th Board of Health Meeting please click here

Great Big Crunch: Peterborough Kids Chomp into Healthy Eating!

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 09, 2017

March 9. 2017 – Hundreds of St. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School Students Celebrate Nutrition Month with Tenth Annual Great Big Crunch Event Today hundreds of students from St. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School joined thousands more across Canada in a loud, simultaneous apple chomp as part of the tenth annual  Great Big Crunch event. “We are honoured to […]

Board of Health Meets March 8 at 5:30 p.m.

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 03, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017 – 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, March 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: This […]

Phone Service Restored at Peterborough Public Health

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 02, 2017

March 2, 2017 – All Incoming and Outgoing Calls to 705-743-1000 Working Properly Peterborough Public Health is pleased to announce that its phone service is restored and functioning properly. The community is advised that they can again use the number 705-743-1000 for any urgent or non-urgent public health matters. PPH staff have a list of every […]

Unexpected Phone Service Outage at Peterborough Public Health

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 02, 2017

   March 2, 2017 – Public Advised to Call 705-760-8127 for Public Health Emergencies Peterborough Public Health is experiencing an unexpected phone service outage today to its main business lines.  For public health emergencies, please call its answering service at 705-760-8127 and this will reach PPH on-call staff who will respond via cell phone. The issue […]

March is Nutrition Month

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Mar 01, 2017

March 1, 2017 – March is Nutrition Month Local Registered Dietitians Help “Take the Fight Out of Food” Taking the fight out of food is the theme this March for Nutrition Month and Peterborough Public Health’s Registered Dietitians want to help improve your relationship with food, regardless of the struggle. “There are many reasons why […]