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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Children Ages 5-11 Hosted at Local Schools

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Nov 26, 2021

Appointments Bookable by Phone or Online In partnership with local district school boards, Peterborough Public Health has planned COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children ages 5-11 at local schools throughout Peterborough County. All COVID-19 vaccine clinics being hosted at local schools will be held outside of school hours. Five clinics are now open for booking on […]

Peterburgers Ordered to Comply with Provincial COVID-19 Regulations

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Nov 25, 2021

Section 22 Order Served to Restaurant Operator Requiring Compliance with All COVID-19 Safety Requirements or Close the Premises Peterborough Public Health officials served a Section 22 order today to the operator of Peterburgers, requiring her either to comply with all provincial measures for restaurants required by the Reopening Ontario Act, and associated regulations, or to […]

Well Water Testing Service Paused for Winter

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Nov 22, 2021

Service Resumes Spring 2022 in Two Northern County Townships Peterborough Public Health and the Municipality of Trent Lakes and Township of North Kawartha are pausing their joint well water sample drop-off program for the winter. The final date for county residents to drop off their samples to the Trent Lakes Administration office and the North […]

Booking Opens Tuesday, November 23 for COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Children Aged 5-11 Years

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Nov 22, 2021

Approx. 9,000 Local Youth Now Eligible for Paediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Peterborough Public Health announced today that booking will open on Tuesday, November 23 at 8:30 a.m. for youth aged five to 11 years to receive the paediatric COVID-19 vaccine at local clinics starting Monday, November 29. On Friday, the province announced that Health Canada has […]

First Local Influenza Case of the Season Reported to Peterborough Public Health

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Nov 19, 2021

Free Flu Shots Still Available Throughout the Community  Today Peterborough Public Health reported the first local lab-confirmed case of seasonal influenza in our area. “The case is lab-confirmed for influenza, and we now know that seasonal influenza is circulating in our community,” said Dr. Ian Gemmill, Acting Medical Officer of Health.  “Usually there are more […]

Have Questions About COVID-19 Vaccinations?

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Nov 19, 2021

One-on-one Consultations Available with Physicians and Pediatric Nurses Residents with personal health questions or other concerns about COVID-19 vaccines can book a private phone consultation with either an Ontario physician or pediatric nurse to get answers. These services are being offered by two provincial healthcare partners – the Scarborough Health Network and Toronto SickKids Children’s […]

November 10 – Board of Health Summary

BY Comms Team | PUBLISHED: Nov 11, 2021

COVID-19 Situational Update Incident Commander Donna Churipuy noted that both the local and provincial case incidence rate have increased on a weekly basis. For the week of Oct. 24-30 it was 6.8 cases per 100,000, and then for the following week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6, the rate climbed to 12.8 cases/100,000. The provincial rate for […]

Board of Health Meets In Person November 10

BY kerri | PUBLISHED: Nov 05, 2021

Location: Second Floor, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St. Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place in person on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Rooms on the second floor of Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St. To […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Eligibility Expands

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Nov 03, 2021

Residents are required to book an appointment for their booster dose Today the provincial government announced that booster doses of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine will be available to more residents who meet the following criteria: Residents 70 years of age or older (born in 1951 or before) First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Adults and non-Indigenous […]