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New Outbreaks – Riverview Manor LTC & Fairhaven LTC (W4) and Two Outbreaks declared over

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Sep 28, 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: 2020-09-28 Time: 4:00 PM  Alert #059

September – Should I get tested for COVID-19? It’s time to think twice

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 22, 2020

Op Ed from Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of Health Peterborough Public Health With the recent run on COVID-19 testing in Peterborough, it is time for the community to step back and make some decisions about how best to use this valuable resource so that we all benefit. Getting a COVID-19 test is not like putting […]

Community Dental Health Clinic to Expand in 2021 Thanks to New Provincial Funding

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 18, 2020

Thanks to a $355,400 capital funding injection from the Ontario government, Peterborough Public Health will be expanding the Community Dental Health Clinic (CDHC) in 2021 to serve more eligible residents. “This is wonderful news for local seniors and children living on low-incomes who struggle to afford quality preventive dental care,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical […]

PRHC – GABI Unit – Unknown Respiratory Outbreak – Alert #58

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Sep 18, 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:  2020-09-18 Time:  9:20 AM  Alert #058

COVID-19 Outbreak – Fairhaven LTCH – Alert #57

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Sep 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:  2020-09-15 Time:  11:30 AM  Alert #057

Staying Safe on Local Trails

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 14, 2020

Limit Exposure to Crowds and Insects While Enjoying the Outdoors Peterborough Public Health and the City of Peterborough would like to remind residents to stay safe when using local trails by avoiding crowded trails and insect bites. “Being outdoors is essential for our mental and physical health. We are so fortunate to have a beautiful […]

September 9 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 11, 2020

Introductions and In Memoriam Chair, Mayor Andy Mitchell welcomed the Board’s newest Provincial Appointee, Dr. Hans Stelzer, a local respirologist, who will join the Board of Health (BOH) for a one-year term. Mayor Mitchell also expressed condolences on behalf of the Board and shared personal reflections of former Reeve Dave Nelson from the Township of […]

Board of Health Meets September 9

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 04, 2020

Location: Anstruther Lake, Buckhorn Lake & Chemong Lake Rooms, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Second Floor Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Please note the meeting location is on the second floor in the […]