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Ontario COVID-19 Go-VAXX Bus Will Stop in Peterborough Region on October 3

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Sep 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Continue in the Community Throughout October Peterborough Public Health is partnering with the province to bring the mobile Go-VAXX bus to the Peterborough Region. The Go-VAXX bus is a mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic able to administer COVID-19 vaccines in various areas of the community. On Sunday, October 3, the Go-VAXX bus will […]

Student Nutrition Programs are Running in Schools!

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 28, 2021

Nutritious Food Will Be Served Regularly to Students School staff and volunteers are excited to once again offer safe, nutritious meals and snacks to students as they settle into new school routines. The 50 local student nutrition programs supported by Food for Kids Peterborough and County follow COVID-19 public health safety measures and safe food […]

Letter of Instruction Issued to Enhance Provincial Proof of Vaccination Requirements for Organized Sports

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Sep 17, 2021

Proof of Vaccination Requirements Come into Effect September 22, 2021 To provide further protection for the community and mitigate the fourth wave of COVID-19, Peterborough Public Health is issuing a letter of instruction that will be enforceable under the Reopening Ontario Act in an effort to enhance the provincial requirements for proof of vaccination.  Currently, […]

Medical Officer of Health Specifies Requirements for the Collection of Patron Information at Local Dining Establishments

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Sep 16, 2021

Instructions Have Been Issued for Persons Responsible for Food Premises with Indoor and Outdoor Dining Areas Due to recent large-scale COVID-19 exposures in the community, Peterborough Public Health has issued Instructions related to the collection of patron information at local dining establishments. Collection of patron information is mandatory under O. Reg. 364/20: Rules for Areas […]

September 8 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY kerri | PUBLISHED: Sep 09, 2021

Dr. Salvaterra’s Last Board of Health Meeting The Board of Health expressed its sincere thanks and gratitude for Dr. Salvaterra’s impressive legacy of public service in the community as Medical Officer of Health for Peterborough Public Health. The meeting took place in the newly-expanded L.I.F.E Centre at Hiawatha First Nation. Chief Laurie Carr was on […]

Workplace Vaccine Policies Strongly Recommended by Peterborough Public Health

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Sep 09, 2021

Online Toolkit Launched by PPH to Help Local Workplaces Develop Their Own Policies and Request On-site Vaccination Clinics In an effort to save lives, reduce illness, and keep the economy strong, Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is formally recommending that all workplaces in the City and County of Peterborough develop (or enhance) their workplace policies to require […]

Residents Advised of Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Canoe and Paddle Restaurant in Lakefield  

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Sep 08, 2021

High-Risk Contacts Asked to Get Tested and Self-Isolate Peterborough Public Health is advising patrons of the Canoe and Paddle Restaurant of a potential exposure to COVID-19 that occurred there from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 3. The restaurant is located at 18 Bridge St. in Lakefield, Ontario. If you dined at the restaurant on […]

Ticks No Longer Accepted at Peterborough Public Health

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Sep 08, 2021

Insect Identification Now Widely Available Through E-Tick Website Peterborough Public Health announced today that it will no longer be accepting tick submissions from the public, effective immediately. This is because the National Microbiology Laboratory (NML) will no longer be accepting black-legged tick submissions for testing effective September 20, 2021. The testing originally began to monitor […]