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Archives for "December 2020"


Provincial Shutdown Takes Effect Today

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Dec 26, 2020

Restrictions in Effect Until January 23, 2021 or Longer if Needed to Reduce Spread of COVID-19 Peterborough Public Health is advising residents that the provincial shutdown measures intended to curb the spread of COVID-19 are now in effect. “This shutdown is necessary, as the dire projections of lives that will be lost and the strain on […]

Fairhaven LTCH – COVID-19 Outbreak Over – Alert #76

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Dec 26, 2020

This table is updated 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. Alert Date:  2020-12-26Time:  10:00 AM  Alert #076

Riverview Manor & Community Living – COVID-19 Outbreaks – Alert # 75

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Dec 23, 2020

This table is updated 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. Alert Date:  2020-12-23Time:  3:45 PM  Alert #075

Holiday Hours at Peterborough Public Health

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Dec 22, 2020

Contact Tracing and Case Management Continue 7 days/week While Offices Close on Statutory Holidays Peterborough Public Health will operate as follows over the holiday season: Office and Clinic Hours: Thursday, Dec. 24: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon Friday, Dec. 25: closed Monday, Dec. 28: closed Tuesday, Dec. 29: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. […]

Fairhaven LTCH – COVID-19 Outbreak – Alert #74

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Dec 15, 2020

This table is updated 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. Alert Date:  2020-12-15 Time:  2:15 PM  Alert #074

Fairhaven LTCH – COVID-19 Outbreak Over – Alert #73

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Dec 11, 2020

This table is updated 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. Alert Date:  2020-12-11 Time:  10:15 AM  Alert #073

Board of Health Dec 9 Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Dec 11, 2020

Board of Health membership update Board chair Andy Mitchell bid farewell to City Councillor Kim Zippel as her two-year term is wrapping up as a municipal representative. She was commended for her active service on the Board of Health. Update: Anti-idling Report As a follow up request from the last Board of Health meeting, Dr. […]

December – Finding the Light in COVID’s Darkness

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Dec 09, 2020

Feeling anxious or depressed? You are not alone! COVID-19 is taking a toll on both our physical and mental wellbeing, and we are still months away from a vaccine roll-out. A survey of Canadians aged 15 years and older done during the first wave of COVID-19 found that just over half, or 54%,  reported their […]

Board of Health Meets Virtually December 9

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Dec 04, 2020

Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place online on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. For access instructions to the online meeting, and to download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/meetings/. This meeting is open to the community and members of […]

Riverview Manor LTC Outbreak – Over – Alert #072

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Dec 01, 2020

This table is updated 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. Alert Date:  2020-12-01 Time:  2:30 PM  Alert #072

Stay Safe When Extreme Cold Weather Arrives This Winter

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Dec 01, 2020

Peterborough Public Health Activates Extreme Cold Response Plan With an early start to the winter and colder weather ahead, Peterborough Public Health has activated its Extreme Cold Response Plan (ECRP) to advise residents on the best way to protect their health when temperatures plummet. “We all need to take precautions during cold weather to prevent […]