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Board of Health Jan 12/19 Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 18, 2019

Board of Health Membership & Elections January 12, 2019 Dr. Salvaterra convened the first meeting of the Board of Health for 2019 and welcomed the newly appointed municipal members. The new board held elections and will be compromised as follows: Chair – Kathryn Wilson, Councillor, Hiawatha First Nation (acclaimed) Vice Chair – Kerri Davies, Provincial […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues First Frostbite Alert of the Season  

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 18, 2019

Frostbite Alert for Jan 18-20

Board of Health Meets January 12 at 9:00 a.m.

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2019

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 Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. This meeting is taking place on a Saturday to align with the annual Board of Health […]

First Influenza Outbreak Confirmed in Local Long Term Care Facility

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 04, 2019

Flu Shot Still Widely Available in the Community Peterborough Public Health is reporting the season’s first influenza outbreak at a local long term care facility. “Residents of the facility have tested positive for Influenza A, which is one of the many strains contained in this year’s flu vaccine,” said Dr. Rosana Salvaterra, Medical Officer of […]

Is Climate Change Affecting Your Health?

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 04, 2019

Survey of Local Residents to Collect Environmental Health Data Peterborough Public Health invites local residents to share their input on climate change, and play a vital role in shaping future programming in local public health. “The international community is calling on all health-related organizations like Peterborough Public Health to be more proactive in making the […]

Announcing the Speaker Line Up for “Back to the Future” Event on February 9

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 03, 2019

Discover Local Public Health’s History and Future – Tickets on Sale Now! Speakers from across Ontario will be on hand Saturday, February 9 to present the fascinating story of local public health for the “Back to the Future” event organized by the Peterborough Historical Society and Peterborough Public Health. “We really want to show residents […]