A public health agency serving the residents of Curve Lake & Hiawatha First Nations & the County & City of Ptbo. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Joined November 2009
COVID-19 vaccine appointments open the week of May 16. PLEASE NOTE: a clinic will not be held on Thursday, May 19. Residents can book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment using the provincial vaccine booking system online covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vac… or over the phone (1-833-943-3900).
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If you don’t use drugs, and wonder why our community needs a Safe Consumption and Treatment site, this video is for you. For more information, please visit peterboroughdrugstrategy.com… @DrugStrategy @PARN4Counties @Fourcastweets @EfryPtbo
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The COVID-19 Risk Index remains at moderate for the second week in a row. Residents are encouraged to use personal prevention measures listed below and check back next week for updates. For more information, visit peterboroughpublichealth.ca/…
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1/3 Use bottled water activities that involve direct consumption of water. When the power is restored, check that filters and treatment devices are working properly and flush your plumbing system to remove any untreated water.
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2/3 You can flush your plumbing system by running the water for several minutes through all plumbing fixtures. Collect a water sample as soon as power has been restored. Can have water test analyzed at PPH.
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3/3 Limit the amount of wastewater that you are generating if you are on a septic system to prevent tank from banking up into the house or discharging into the ground. If breakout occurs, contact sewage hauler to pump tank immediately.
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Ontario poultry and eggs are safe to eat when proper food handling and cooking takes place. Learn more, at peterboroughpublichealth.ca/…
1/2 Residents are encouraging to routinely check that smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and other safety devices in their homes have working batteries. Residents should avoid using cooking equipment that emit carbon monoxide inside their homes.
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2/2 Examples include camp stoves, charcoal grills, and gas stoves. In case of an emergency, generators should be used outside only and should be placed away from windows and fresh air intakes.
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1/2 In a power outage, be mindful of how long your appliances have been without power. Throw out any food items that appear to be discolored or do not smell normal. Hazardous foods such as dairy or meat products should be discarded to prevent food borne illness.
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2/2 If possible, transfer hazardous foods to a cooler with ice to prevent spoilage. Make sure to replace ice frequently to keep food cold.
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Ptbo Public Health retweeted
(1/4) Monkeypox is a disease that is usually found in animals, but it can also be spread to humans. People with #monkeypox can experience symptoms like: -fever -headache -muscle pain -exhaustion -swollen lymph nodes These symptoms are followed by a rash. ow.ly/X1lW50JeMCI
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Ptbo Public Health retweeted
Upcoming site visits for the general public at the Consumption and Treatment Services site (CTS). Masks mandatory. There will be no 'drop-bys' permitted after this, respecting the privacy of those using a health facility. #CTS
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Ptbo Public Health retweeted
The events of this May long weekend were traumatic. If you feel stressed or distressed, you can access 24/7 #MentalHealth support through Wellness Together Canada at wellnesstogether.ca or 1-866-585-0445. Stay safe. #ONStorm #QCStorm #NBStorm
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Certain Jif brand Peanut Butters recalled due to Salmonella. bit.ly/3MHJxfT
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Today's COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic is running as planned, both booked and walk-in appointments are available. Tuesday, May 24 at Healthy Planet Arena ✔️12+: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. ✔️5-11: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, visit peterboroughpublichealth.ca/…
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To all local Public Recreational Water Facility Operators – please click here for an important message regarding public water safety and the power outage. peterboroughpublichealth.ca/…
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To all local Food Premises Operators – please click here for an important message regarding food safety and the power outage. peterboroughpublichealth.ca/…
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Small flock and backyard chicken owners can keep up to date by registering for weekly webinars about Avian influenza (bird flu). To register, visit us02web.zoom.us/webinar/regi…
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