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Peterborough Public Health Provides Local Families with Guidance to Reduce Spread of COVID-19 in Schools

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Jan 20, 2022

Personal Measures Taken by Individuals Necessary to Complement Prevention Efforts Undertaken by District School Boards Peterborough Public Health (PPH) has outlined the steps it strongly recommends local school families take to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in schools in a letter from Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health. “This is a difficult time to […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues Fourth Frostbite Alert of the Season

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Jan 19, 2022

Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the fourth Frostbite Alert of the season because the forecasted wind chill is expected to reach -29°C overnight tonight (Wednesday, January 19) and into the morning of Thursday, January 20. Temperatures will moderate only slightly during […]

January 12 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 17, 2022

Board of Health Elections & Committee Appointments As per the Board of Health’s decision in September 2021, it confirmed Mayor Andy Mitchell as Board of Health chair and City Councillor Henry Clarke as vice chair for the coming year. The Board of Health finalized memberships on its various committees as well, including the Indigenous Health […]

Vaccination Clinic at Healthy Planet Arena Remains Open Today, Residents Encouraged to Rebook Appointments to Avoid Travel

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 17, 2022

HPA Evening Clinic and Norwood Clinic Closed Due to Inclement Weather  Due to today’s snowstorm, Peterborough Public Health is encouraging residents with January 17 vaccination appointments at the Healthy Planet Arena to rebook them to later in the week, although the clinic remains open during the day. This evening’s clinic at Healthy Planet Arena from […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues Third Frostbite Alert of the Season

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Jan 14, 2022

 Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the third Frostbite Alert of the season because the forecasted lows are expected to drop to -26°C overnight Friday, January 14 into the morning of Saturday, January 15 with wind chills as low as -34°C. Temperatures […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues Second Frostbite Alert of the Season

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2022

Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the second Frostbite Alert of the season because forecasted wind chill values are expected to drop to -31 °C early tomorrow morning on Tuesday, January 11. Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues First Frostbite Alert of the Season

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Jan 07, 2022

Alert Covers the City and County of Peterborough and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations Peterborough Public Health has issued the first Frostbite Alert of the season because forecasted wind chill values are expected to drop to -28 °C this evening (Friday, January 7) and early tomorrow morning (Saturday, January 8) for a few hours. Extreme […]

What Ontario’s Return to Step 2 Public Health Measures Means Locally

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Jan 07, 2022

Businesses and Residents All Have a Role in Preventing Spread of Omicron in Public Settings Peterborough Public Health commends local businesses and residents for pivoting once again to comply with provincial Step 2 guidance designed to protect our community from the Omicron variant. “We recognize this transition is another hardship for local businesses and we appreciate […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for 5-11 Year Olds Taking Place January 8-9 at Healthy Planet Arena

BY kerri | PUBLISHED: Jan 05, 2022

 65% of Local Youth Aged 5-11 Still Require First Dose,  Accelerated Second Doses Possible Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is encouraging local families with children aged 5-11 years to get vaccinated this weekend to protect more youth in our community and help blunt the local spread of the Omicron variant. Two new child-friendly vaccination clinics are planned […]