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Board of Health Proposes Principles to Guide Future of Ontario’s Public Health System

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 21, 2020

Investing in Public Health a Key Strategy to Preventing Hallway Healthcare In light of the Ministry of Health’s stated “reset” on its plans to amalgamate health units, today Peterborough Public Health’s Board of Health released a position paper articulating the principles from a rural Ontario perspective that can help guide any restructuring of the provincial public […]

January 8 – Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 13, 2020

Selwyn Mayor Andy Mitchell Elected as New Chair of Board of Health, Provincial Appointee Kerri Davies Elected Vice Chair At its inaugural meeting of the new year, the board held elections for its 2020 positions. Andy Mitchell, Mayor of Selwyn Township was acclaimed as the new board chair, and Kerri Davies, Provincial Appointee was also […]

Project Team at Peterborough Public Health Wins National Award

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 10, 2020

Health Promotion Canada Award Recognizes Excellence in Public Health Submissions to City and County Official Plans Health Promotion Canada bestowed a national award yesterday to a project team at Peterborough Public Health for their 2018 submissions to the Official Plan Reviews for the City and County of Peterborough. “We are incredibly proud of this accomplishment as […]

First Influenza Outbreak Confirmed in Local Long Term Care Home

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 03, 2020

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 home. “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 […]

Board of Health Meets January 8

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jan 03, 2020

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 Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: This meeting is open […]