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Board of Health Meeting Summary – April 15

April 17, 2015 – To view the Board of Health Meeting Summary from April 15 please click the image below:

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Parents Invited to Free Presentation on Wednesday, May 6:

April 16, 2015 – “Controversies About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”

Featuring Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers during Children’s Mental Health Week to a free presentation entitled “Controversies About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Peterborough Public Library.

Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, has developed this presentation for parents and family members as well as professionals who work with children and adolescents.  There will be opportunity for questions and discussions. Light refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend.

Dr. Nugent works with several youth agencies and schools in the Peterborough area.  In 2011 he received the Naomi Rae Grant Award from the Canadian Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry for innovation and excellence in consultation and community intervention.

Peterborough Healthy Families is a multi-agency initiative made up of several local community partners, including the Peterborough County-City Health Unit, Kinark Child and Family Services, Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough Family Resource Centre, Peterborough Public Library, and the Asphodel Norwood Public Library.

For more information, please call 705-742-3803 or 1-800-386-6561 or visit www.peterboroughhealthyfamilies.ca.


For further information, please contact:

Leisa Baker,
Public Health Nurse
705-743-1000, ext. 312

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Service Information Fair for Professionals

Spring 2015  – Service Information Fair for Professionals (Click for copy of poster)

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 • 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

at the Evinrude Community Centre • 911 Monaghan Road, Peterborough
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Sleep Matters


How Sleep Affects Learning, Behaviour and Health at all Ages
a presentation by Dr. Carlyle Smith, Ph.D., C. Psych.
Lifetime Professor Emeritus of Psychology, at Trent University

Who’s Supporting Families in Peterborough City/County? Find out…

  • Who Does What
  • How to Access Services • Referral Procedures
  • Waiting Lists
  • Who Should Attend?
  • Everyone who works with children, youth & families, including:
    • School Board Staff
    • Child Care Staff
    • Child & Youth Workers
    • Social Workers
    • Health Practitioners
    • Community Support Workers
    • Developmental Service Workers
    • Law Enforcement Professionals
    • Receptionists, Office Staff
    • College & University Students
    • Faith LeadersFor information, call 705-748-9144 or email servicefair@pfrc.ca
    Free Take-Home Resources • Light Lunch & Refreshments
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Board of Health Meets April 15

April 10, 2015 -Location: Peterborough City Hall, Council Chambers

The community is advised that the next meeting of the Board of Health will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 4:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. North.

To download the agenda and the online board package, please visit:


The meeting is open to the community and members of the media.



For further information, please contact:

Brittany Cadence

Communications Supervisor

705-743-1000, ext. 391


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Public Sector Salary Disclosure

March 27, 2015 – Peterborough County-City Health Unit

In compliance with the Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, a listing of Peterborough County-City Health Unit’s salaries and benefits exceeding $100,000 for 2014 has been posted on the Health Unit’s website and is available from the link below:

2014 Public Sector Salary Disclosure

For further information, please contact:
Brittany Cadence
Communications Supervisor
705-743-1000, ext. 391

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