Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "August 2019"

Back to School Lunches

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 28, 2019

Are you ready for back to school lunch making? Don’t miss this great video on packing healthy school lunches here: For more tips and lunch ideas, click to view more videos from our Healthy Kids Community Challenge”

Board of Health Responds to Recent Provincial Public Health Announcements

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 26, 2019

Peterborough Board of Health members who attended the recent Association of Municipalities in Ontario (AMO) conference in Ottawa credited the provincial government for listening to some of their concerns regarding proposed changes to Ontario’s public health system, however they noted several issues remain unclear. “It was promising to hear a number of Ministers and the […]

Fall Rabies Clinics

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 22, 2019

Each fall, the HKPR Health Unit and local veterinarians organize low-cost rabies vaccination clinics in Northumberland County, Haliburton County and the City of Kawartha Lakes. The following are a list of clinics in 2019.

August – Avoid the silent killer and get a carbon monoxide alarm

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 13, 2019

Manitobans must be breathing a sigh of relief: last month, 46 people were poisoned by carbon monoxide at a Winnipeg motel. Thanks to an alarm in a boiler room, they were rescued and no one died. It was a near-miss. Media reported carbon monoxide levels close to 400 parts per million. This was a tragedy […]