Temporarily Closed on Tuesday, November 29

Written by admin, November 24, 2016

November 24, 2016 – On-Call Service Remains Active for Public Health Emergencies

Peterborough Public Health will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, November 29 for an all-day professional development event. This affects both its location at 185 King St. and the downtown Community Dental Health Centre in Peterborough Square at 360 George St. N.
Both locations will re-open and resume full operations on Wednesday, November 30 at 8:30 a.m.
Public health services and programs will be impacted as follows on Tuesday, November 29:

  • no clinics or classes running or appointment bookings (including sexual health, travel and immunization clinics, food handler courses, and prenatal classes)*
  • no sewage system application submissions or responses
  • no vaccine pick-ups

For those looking to book appointments, please call back the next day and do not leave messages. If you have symptoms or feel your matter is medically urgent, please seek medical attention from your healthcare provider, or visit a walk-in clinic or the emergency department.

We apologize for any inconvenience and remain available to respond for public health emergencies. Non-urgent messages can be left on staff voicemails and will be followed up the next day. Local healthcare providers and community partners have also been apprised.
For all public health emergencies please call our answering service at 705-760-8127 to reach an on-call manager. Public health emergencies include:

  • reportable disease and outbreak notifications
  • emergency vaccine distribution
  • Rabies reports
  • food-borne illness
  • urgent health hazard complaints
  • boil-water advisories
  • septic system emergencies

    The Jackson Square building at 185 King St. remains open for other tenants, however all Peterborough Public Health Offices will be closed that day only.

    For further information, please contact:
    Brittany Cadence, Communications Manager
    705-743-1000, ext. 391