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Ontario Extending Stay-at-Home Order across Most of the Province to Save Lives

Posted on Monday, February 08, 2021 04:35 PM

TORONTO — In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the government is moving to a regional approach and maintaining the shutdown in the majority of the public health...

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Focus Group Participants Needed for Study Exploring Local Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccination

Posted on Thursday, February 04, 2021 08:23 AM

Peterborough Public Health is partnering with Trent University to better understand the perspectives of local residents regarding COVID-19 vaccination.

“We hope this research...

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Peterborough Public Health Issues First Frostbite Alert of the Season: January 29, 2021

Posted on Friday, January 29, 2021 03:58 PM

Peterborough Public Health has issued the first Frostbite Alert of the season because of forecasted nightly wind chill values of -30 or lower from evening of Friday, January 29...

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Peterborough Public Health Issues Drug Poisoning Alert

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 10:32 AM

Today Peterborough Public Health issued an alert regarding a recent increase in suspected drug poisonings locally. “We are seeing an unusual increase in suspected poisonings...

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Peterborough Public Health Re-activates Emergency Response for COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2021 09:21 AM

Peterborough Public Health announced today that it has re-activated its emergency response team to address the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“With the imminent arrival...