Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "September 2018"

Local Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 28, 2018

Residents Reminded to Avoid Contact with Animals That Can Carry Rabies Peterborough Public Health confirmed today that a local bat found last week within the City of Peterborough has tested positive for rabies, and is reminding residents to steer clear of wild animals commonly known to carry the disease. “This positive animal case confirms what we […]

Announcing Two New Sites for Accessing Naloxone in Peterborough

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 27, 2018

Peterborough Public Health is pleased to announce we are partnering with the 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner Led Clinic and the Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge to increase access to Naloxone as part of the Peterborough Overdose Prevention Program. “We are so pleased both of these agencies have signed on to be Naloxone […]

Annual “Latch On” Event on September 29 to Kick Off World Breastfeeding Week  

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 20, 2018

All Breastfeeding Families Invited to Set a New World Record! This year in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week from September 29-October 6, the Peterborough Breastfeeding Coalition is hosting the annual “Latch On” event starting at 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, September 29 in the Display Room at Millennium Park at 130 King St. (beside the Silver […]

Food–Too Good to Waste: Community Event September 27

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 20, 2018

Free Event to Explore the Impact of Wasted Food on our Community Local residents are invited to a free event called “Food: Too Good to Waste” at Peterborough Public Health on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. to explore how wasted food affects the community, economy, and the environment. Organized by several community partners, this […]

Board of Health Meeting Summary – September

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 18, 2018

Hiawatha First Nation Treaty 20 Settlement Update Chief Laurie Carr provided a brief history of Hiawatha First Nation as context to the current treaty resolutions that started in the 1990s.  Currently there are 650 citizens of Hiawatha, 205 of whom presently live on their 2100 acre territory located on the north shore of Rice Lake. […]

Update: Relocation of Community Dental Health Centre (CDHC)

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 18, 2018

We are excited to share an update regarding the relocation of the Community Dental Health Centre (CDHC)

September – How to Sell Cannabis Responsibly

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 11, 2018

Most are aware that as of October 17 the non-medicinal use of cannabis will be legal in Canada. While the federal government has set some standards and has established the overarching framework for cannabis legalization, the regulation of retail sales systems has been left to individual provinces. Last month, the Ontario Government announced plans for […]

Board of Health Meets September 12 at 5:30 p.m.

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 07, 2018

Location: Hiawatha First Nation, Administration Building Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Hiawatha First Nation in the Council Chambers, Lower Hall, Administration Building, 123 Paudash Street. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: The […]

Power Restored at Peterborough Public Health

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 06, 2018

Regular Operations Resume Power has been restored to Jackson Square so Peterborough Public Health has resumed regular operations. Offices and clinics have reopened, and phone service to 705-743-1000 is restored. This includes the Community Dental Health Centre at Peterborough Square. We apologize for any inconvenience. -30- For further information, please contact: Brittany Cadence Communications Manager […]

Temporary Power Outage at Peterborough Public Health

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 06, 2018

Emergency Response System Remains Operational – Call 705-760-8127 Due to an unexpected power outage affecting the downtown core, Peterborough Public Health is notifying the community that offices are closed and that there is presently no phone or fax service available to its main business line 705-743-1000. In case of a public health emergency, please call […]