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First Human Case of West Nile Virus

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Aug 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 – Residents Reminded to Take Precautions Today Peterborough Public Health officials confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) acquired locally. “With confirmation of our first human case of the season, we encourage residents to take precautions to prevent the spread of West Nile virus in our area,” said Dr. Rosana […]

Peterborough Public Health Asks Residents to Help Shape Canada’s National Food Policy  

BY admin | PUBLISHED: Aug 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 – National Solutions Needed as Studies Show Food Insecurity Persists Despite Extensive Local Efforts to Reduce Poverty Peterborough Public Health wants residents to help shape Canada’s national food policy to ensure every Canadian has access to nutritious and safe food to be healthy. “Our community has dedicated a great deal of energy […]