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Posted Friday, September 14, 2018

Peterborough Public Health Hopes to Boost Student Vaccination Rates As the academic year gets underway, Peterborough Public Health is pleased to offer local students protection from cancer and other diseases through its school-based vaccination program. Our nurses will be visiting all schools in the coming months to make it easy for students to get vaccinated," said Edwina Dusome, Manager of Infectious Disease Programs at Peterborough Public Health. "All three vaccines are safe and free, so we'd...

Posted Monday, September 10, 2018

Media and the community are advised that the Board of Health will meet on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Hiawatha First Nation in the Council Chambers, Lower Hall, Administration Building, 123 Paudash Street. To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit: http://www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca/about-us/meetings/ The meeting is open to the community and members of the media. For further information, please contact: Brittany Cadence Communications Manager 705-743-1000,...

Posted Friday, July 13, 2018

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is asking local residents to be aware of Lyme disease and how to prevent it. Lyme disease is gaining the attention of health officials because cases in Ontario are increasing. In 2017, residents submitted 308 ticks to PPH with some testing positive. So far in 2018, 127 ticks have been submitted to PPH for examination. Three of these tested positive for Lyme disease, but came from areas outside the Peterborough region. Further information is provided in the attached...

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Apply for the Opportunity of a Life Time! You may have heard of the Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience. Well, we have transformed it into Camp Startup, a new adventure for entrepreneurs to push their limits past their comfort zone and dive into the world of entrepreneurship! 20 successful applicants will embark on an action-packed weekend at Camp Kawartha! It's open to all aspiring and current entrepreneurs between the ages of 18-29 who want to learn about starting their own business...

Posted Wednesday, July 04, 2018

The Township is looking to recruit members of the public to participate in a radon gas survey of residential dwellings within the municipal boundary. Interested applicants are asked to fill out the following application package and return it to the Building Department located at the Township Office no later than July 13th, 2018. The program will start August 1st, 2018. Successful applicants will be contacted by phone to confirm and verify their details and interest in participation in the survey. All...

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