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Archives for "February 2020"


Extendicare Peterborough LTC – Norovirus Outbreak – Over – Alert #020

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 25, 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: 2020-02-24 Time: 12:00 PM (Alert #019)

Fairhaven LTC – Enteric – Outbreak Alert #19

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 24, 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: 2020-02-24 Time: 12:00 PM (Alert #019)

Fourth Frostbite Alert of the Season Issued of the Season

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Feb 19, 2020

Frostbite Alert: Forecasted nightly wind chill values of -26 or lower from Wednesday, February 19 to the morning of Thursday, February 20.

Princess Gardens Retirement Residence – Influenza A – Outbreak Alert #018

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 19, 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: 2020-02-19 Time: 3:15 PM (Alert #018)

February 12 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Feb 14, 2020

Peterborough Regional Health Centre – Transforming Healthcare within a Shifting Provincial Landscape Dr. Peter McLaughlin, President & CEO of Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) together with Don Gillespie, PRHC Board Chair, provided an update on the hospital’s operations and current plans. They highlighted the continuing increase in emergency department visits which are expected to top […]

St. Joseph’s at Fleming Influenza Outbreak Over #17

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 14, 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:  2020-02-14 Time:  11:15 AM (Alert #017)

Third Frostbite Alert of the Season Issued

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Feb 13, 2020

Issued Feb 13 : forecasted nightly wind chill values of -34 or lower from the evening of Thursday, February 13 to the morning of Friday, February 14.

Extendicare Peterborough Norovirus Outbreak #16

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 12, 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:  2020-02-12 Time:  4:00 PM (Alert #016)

Sherbrooke Heights RR Enteric Outbreak Over – #15

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 10, 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:  2020-02-10 Time:  11:30 AM (Alert #015)

Board of Health Meets February 12

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Feb 07, 2020

Location: J.K. Edwards Board Room, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Third Floor  Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: https://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/meetings/ This meeting is open to […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues Second Frostbite Alert of the Season

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Feb 07, 2020

Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the second Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -28 or lower from Friday, February 7 to the morning of Saturday, February 8. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant […]

St Joseph’s at Fleming Long Term Care – Pathway Unit – Influenza A – Outbreak #014

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 06, 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: 2020-02-06 Time: 4:15 pm (Alert #014)

Extendicare Peterborough Unknown Enteric Outbreak – #013

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Feb 05, 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:  2020-02-05 Time:  3:15 pm (Alert #013)

Incomes Too Low for Many Peterborough Residents to Put Food on the Table

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Feb 04, 2020

Peterborough Public Health Releases New Report: Limited Incomes: No Money for Food is Cent$less Peterborough Public Health has released its latest report looking at incomes in relation to the local cost of food and housing. This report shows that after paying for food and housing alone, there is little, if any money left over for […]