Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "April 2018"

Food for Kids’ Volunteers Celebrated For 25 Years of Feeding Hungry Students

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Apr 25, 2018

Today, more than 200 volunteers were honoured for their remarkable contributions that make school breakfast and snack programs possible in Peterborough County and City.

April – Colonic Cleansing

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Apr 19, 2018

If you ask me, spring cleaning is for windows, and not for our bowels or other tender body parts. However, type the word “detox” into your search engine and a vast number of unproven and outright false claims for detoxing the body will come tumbling down the computer screen.

Community-Wide Flu Outbreak Continues

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Apr 19, 2018

Residents Reminded to Prevent the Spread of Illness This year’s severe flu season has prompted Peterborough Public Health to remind local residents to prevent spreading the flu, especially those who engage with seniors. “With a three-fold increase in influenza outbreaks in local long-term care facilities this season, we urge local residents to use all methods […]

Protect Your Pets & Families from Rabies

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Apr 18, 2018

On Saturday, April 28 from noon-2pm there will be multiple clinics running across the County and City to help protect pet dogs and cats against rabies.

April 11 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Apr 17, 2018

Update from Township of Cavan-Monaghan Mayor Scott McFadden provided an update on local developments in Cavan-Monaghan. He noted that 20% of township residents are over 65 years old, and that supporting aging residents is a major focus of municipal planning. Rural access to medical specialists remains a challenge. The township was successful in acquiring funding […]

Little Lake Chemical Spill Q&A

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Apr 14, 2018

Who is responsible for monitoring this spill at Little Lake and advising the public of any concerns? The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) is continuing to assess the recent spill from the GE facility. If any results indicate a possible risk to human health, the MOECC will notify Peterborough Public Health (PPH). […]