Peterborough Public Health News

Archives for "April 2024"

Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Case Confirmed in Peterborough Region

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Apr 26, 2024

Pregnant People and Infants Under One at Greatest Risk for Severe Illness Peterborough Public Health has received notification of a laboratory confirmed case of pertussis (whooping cough) in the region. Pertussis is a bacterial respiratory infection spread through contact with droplets produced by an infected person’s sneeze or cough. People at greatest risk of severe […]

Spring COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign Launches for Eligible Residents

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Apr 10, 2024

Eligible residents can receive a Spring dose  Following guidance by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI), the Ontario Ministry of Health is recommending eligible residents who are deemed as high-risk to receive a dose of the XBB COVID-19 vaccine this Spring.   Running April – June 2024, the following residents who have NOT received a […]

Board of Health Meets April 10

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Apr 08, 2024

Audio Access for Media and Members of the Public Will be Available  Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place in-person on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting is open via teleconference line to the community and members of the media. The public can […]

Well Water Drop Off Program Resumes in North Kawartha and Trent Lakes

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Apr 08, 2024

Well water sampling drop off program resumes Tuesday, April 9 in the Township of North Kawartha and the Municipality of Trent Lakes. The program offers free sample collection kit pick-up and sample drop-off through these municipal offices. Beginning Tuesday, April 9, 2024, water samples can be dropped off at, North Kawartha Municipal Office located at […]