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Posted Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Peterborough Public Health has issued the second Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted wind chill values of -37 or lower from January 28 to 29.    Extreme cold events are a potentially significant health risk and can have a severe impact on the health of vulnerable populations including infants, the elderly, people with circulatory problems, and the marginally housed.  Local social service agencies rely on Peterborough Public Health frostbite alerts to determine if services should...

Posted Thursday, January 10, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, January 9, 2019, Peterborough Board of Health Meets January 13 at 9:00 a.m. 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 Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. This meeting is taking place on a Saturday to align with the annual Board of Health planning session that will occur immediately following the meeting. To...

Posted Monday, January 07, 2019

Discover Local Public Health's History and Future - Tickets on Sale Now! Speakers from across Ontario will be on hand Saturday, February 9 to present the fascinating story of local public health for the “Back to the Future” event organized by the Peterborough Historical Society and Peterborough Public Health. “We really want to show residents how public health shapes our lives every day, where it started 130 years ago, and how a population health approach can help address some...

Posted Monday, December 10, 2018

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Business Advisory Centre recently announced $28,000 in funding to support local entrepreneurs with their business growth. This announcement of funding is for participants in the sixth intake of Starter Company Plus, a Government of Ontario funded program. This program, which has been running since March 2017, supports entrepreneurs in starting, growing or acquiring a business, offering a robust series of workshops to support the creation of a formalized business plan,...

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018

Board of Health Ratifies Agreement with ONA New Three-Year Contract Approved by Both Parties Today the Board of Health for the County and City of Peterborough ratified the tentative agreement reached on Monday with the Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA). Now that both parties have ratified the agreement, the three-year contract is in effect and aligns with collective agreements already in place with CUPE and OPSEU bargaining units. “We are very pleased that both parties supported the...

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