Temporary Power Outage at Peterborough Public Health

Written by Communications, September 6, 2018

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Emergency Response System Remains Operational – Call 705-760-8127

Due to an unexpected power outage affecting the downtown core, Peterborough Public Health is notifying the community that offices are closed and that there is presently no phone or fax service available to its main business line 705-743-1000.

In case of a public health emergency, please call 705-760-8127 which will direct callers to an answering service.  On-call public health staff will then be notified and able to respond.

According to Peterborough Utilities, the power outage is expected to last until 11 a.m.

This service disruption is also affecting calls to the Community Dental Health Centre located at Peterborough Square.

We will continue to keep the public updated and advise as soon as phone and fax service is restored and the offices reopen.

Peterborough Public Health apologizes for any inconvenience.


For further information, please contact:

Brittany Cadence

Communications Manager

705-743-1000, ext. 391