Temporary Phone Service Outage at Public Health

Written by admin, April 7, 2016

April 7, 2016 – PUBLIC NOTICE:

 Friday, April 8 from 1 – 5 p.m.

 Emergency Response System Remains Operational While Phone System is Upgraded

The Peterborough Public Health is notifying the community that there will be a temporary service outage of its main phone service on Friday, April 8 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

During this time Public Health can still be reached at 705-743-1000 in case of a public health emergency which will direct callers to an answering service.  Non-emergency calls will not be connected via 705-743-1000 during the phone service disruption.

The Community Dental Health Centre located at Peterborough Square will still be able to receive calls at 705-748-2230 and is not affected by the outage.

This temporary service outage is being planned to allow for necessary upgrades to Public Health’s phone server.  Public Health fax lines, email service and cell phone service will not be affected, and Public Health offices and clinics at 185 King St will remain open.

Media requests can be submitted via email to bcadence@peterboroughpublichealth.ca.

The Public Health apologizes for any inconvenience.


For further information, please contact:

Brittany Cadence
Communications Manager
705-743-1000, ext. 391