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Archives for "August 2021"


Peterborough Public Health Issues Second Heat Warning of the Season

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 23, 2021

Today Peterborough Public Health is issuing the second Heat Warning of the season. A heat event is expected to affect the local area from today (August 23) until the middle of the week. Daytime temperatures will reach 31 degrees Celsius ( ?C) with the humidex values of 36 to 40 degrees. Warm temperatures above 20 […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Evinrude Centre to End on August 19

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Aug 16, 2021

Walk-in Clinics to Continue at Locations Throughout Peterborough City and County into September The final COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Evinrude Centre/Healthy Planet Arena will take place this Thursday, August 19 as Peterborough Public Health (PPH) transitions to a roving “pop-up” vaccine clinic model with locations throughout the region. Walk-in “pop-up” clinics are planned throughout Peterborough City […]

Board of Health Aug 11 Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 13, 2021

Announcing New Medical Officer of Health for Peterborough Public Health The Board of Health for Peterborough Public Health confirmed Dr. Thomas Piggott as the area’s new Medical Officer of Health starting December 1, 2021. Dr. Thomas Piggott comes to the role of MOH/CEO of Peterborough Public Health with experience working at various levels of public […]

Board of Health Announces New Medical Officer of Health for Peterborough Public Health

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 12, 2021

Dr. Thomas Piggott to Start December 1 The Board of Health for Peterborough Public Health announced today that Dr. Thomas Piggott will serve as the area’s new Medical Officer of Health starting December 1, 2021. “The Board of Health was very impressed with Dr. Piggott’s extensive track record in public health and we are confident […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues First Heat Warning of the Season

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Aug 11, 2021

Today Peterborough Public Health is issuing the first Heat Warning of the season. A heat event is expected to affect the local area from today (August 11) until Friday, August 13. Daytime temperatures will reach the high twenties to low thirties ( degrees C) today and Thursday, August 12. These high temperatures will combine with […]

Peterborough Public Health and the Peterborough Petes Team Up to Score Higher Local Vaccination Rates

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Aug 05, 2021

500 Free Tickets and Great Prizes Available for Those Who “Get a Shot to Take a Shot” Between August 9 and September 30 Peterborough Public Health and the Peterborough Petes announced an exciting new partnership today designed to motivate the last few thousand eligible residents who aren’t fully vaccinated yet to get immunized and protect our […]

Potential Risk of Hepatitis A Due to Contaminated Frozen Mangoes

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Aug 04, 2021

Peterborough Public Health Confirms Product Distributed Locally The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a food recall warning of Nature’s Touch Frozen Food Inc. for various frozen mango products due to possible hepatitis A contamination. The recalled product information is described below: Nature’s Touch frozen mangoes 2 kg; UPC: 873668001807; Best before 2022 NO 09 Compliments […]