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Ice Safety

Posted on Thursday, January 07, 2021 10:35 AM

As the temperature gets colder the idea of some outdoor skating is enticing.  However please be mindful that  any ice is still unstable.  Be cautious and use good...

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Increase in Suspected Opioid Poisonings

Posted on Monday, January 04, 2021 02:54 PM

Peterborough Public Health received reports between December 22, 2020 and January 3, 2021, of an increase in Paramedic Calls to Service relating to opioids and Emergency Department...

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Safer at Home Programs Provide Relief to Ontario Families

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:51 AM

Toronto — The Ontario government is providing new financial supports for individuals, families and small businesses, as they do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect...

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New Ontario Small Business Support Grant to Provide up to $20,000 for Eligible Businesses

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:28 AM

The Ontario government continues to provide a variety of supports to employers facing challenges as a result of COVID-19. The government will now be providing even more support...

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Ontario Announces Provincewide Shutdown to Stop Spread of COVID-19 and Save Lives

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2020 04:32 PM

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise at an alarming rate, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is imposing a...