Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "July 2018"

Peterborough Public Health Releases Report

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 25, 2018

To Support the City and County Official Plan Review Process Today, Peterborough Public Health launches two reports developed to support the City and the County of Peterborough with their Official Plan review processes.  Each report has been designed to give the municipalities’ public health recommendations, which were developed based on emerging research and local data […]

Second Heat Warning of the Season Issued

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 13, 2018

JULY 13, 2018 – A heat event is expected to start Saturday, July 14 and continue until Tuesday, July 17.

Smoking and Vaping Prohibited in City Outdoor Public Spaces for Everyone’s Health

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 11, 2018

Local Public Health Partners Remind Residents about Smoke-Free and Vape-Free Laws Peterborough Public Health is partnering with Peterborough Police, the City of Peterborough, and Peterborough Musicfest to remind residents and visitors that both the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Peterborough Smoking Bylaw prohibit smoking and vaping in area parks, playgrounds, beaches and sports fields, and at […]

July – Tobacco Endgame Could End “Hallway Healthcare”

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 10, 2018

In the early days of May 2018, the Ontario government released its long awaited Smoke Free Ontario strategy. Its opening sentence reminds readers that “Every day tobacco kills more Ontarians than alcohol, illicit substances, accidents, suicide and homicides combined.” And for those whose bottom line may be dollars and cents: “Over two billion dollars a […]

Extendicare Lakefield – Respiratory Outbreak

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 03, 2018

This information is posted when a new outbreak is declared, when a causative agent is identified and/or when an outbreak is declared over. If you have questions about these outbreaks, please contact the facility. For further information, call Infectious Diseases program staff at 705-743-1000. This information is posted on The following facilities in Peterborough […]