Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "August 2018"

Fairhaven – Respiratory Outbreak

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 23, 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 […]

August – Food: Too Good to Waste!

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 13, 2018

My eyes are usually much bigger than my stomach. I can easily buy much more than my family can eat. Hence, I have been engaged in a lifelong battle with my vegetable crisper – disciplining myself to plan meals and buy only what I need, and then managing the perishables so that they are not […]

Board of Health Expresses Concern Over Cancellation of Basic Income Pilot Project

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 08, 2018

The Board of Health for Peterborough Public Health has added their voice to other local public health agencies in Ontario in a letter urging the provincial government to reconsider their recent decision to cancel the Ontario Basic Income Pilot Project. Peterborough Public Health has actively supported the concept of a basic income guarantee for many […]

Third Heat Warning Issued

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 03, 2018

August 3, 201 8 – A heat event is expected to start Sunday, Aug 5 and extend into Tuesday. Daytime maximum values of 31 degrees or higher are expected.

Ringtail Camp Fined $11,320

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 01, 2018

For Failure to Submit Water Samples On July 19, 2018 Justice of the Peace (JP) Hiscox of the Peterborough Provincial Offences Court found Ringtail Camp Inc. guilty of failing to submit water samples for testing at the prescribed frequency.  In addition, the owner of Ringtail Camp Inc., Frank Ye, was found guilty of the same […]