From the media release (pdf – 319KB) dated June 18, 2019, from the Peterborough Family Health Team: “Cottagers and visitors of Peterborough County now have access to walk-in care three times per week. The North Kawartha Health Centre in Apsley and the PFHT Clinic in Lakefield are extending their hours and offering a walk-in service to… Read more »
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From the Peterborough County website: Peterborough County/City Paramedics are being challenged by a continually increasing number of service requests. Approximately 20% of people who call 911 do so for a non-urgent illness or injury which could be better managed by other health care providers. When paramedics are responding to these non-urgent conditions, it can delay… Read more »
From the Peterborough Public Health website: All dogs and cats over the age of three (3) months must be immunized against rabies. These same animals must be re-immunized in accordance with the date prescribed in the certificate of immunization issued. This is in an effort to reduce human exposure to the rabies virus. Peterborough Public… Read more »
If you are over 50 years of age, Age-Friendly Peterborough is looking for your feedback. Please consider completing this survey For more information contact Rachel: Phone: (705) 243-5585 E-mail: Rachel
Residents without a family doctor or nurse practitioner are asked to complete a brief form which will place them on a wait list. The form can be found online at www.peterboroughfht.com/need-a-doctor Residents living in Peterborough County, please call the Peterborough Family Health Team Clinic at (705) 651-4866. Media Release: NEED A LOCAL FAMILY DOCTOR? GET… Read more »
At the Council meeting held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the Council of the Township of Douro-Dummer opted-in to allow the retail sale of cannabis within the Township. Cannabis for non-medical use became became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. The minimum age for the use of cannabis is 19, which is the same as… Read more »
There will be a Flu Shot Clinic on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Community Care, 40 Rabbit Street, Lakefield, ON. This clinic is free of charge, no appointment necessary. Please bring your health card. Questions can be directed to (705) 652-8655.
Hot cars kill pets; even with the widow down and parked in the shade your pet can overheat in a matter of minutes. After reaching a body temperature of 41C (106F) it doesn’t take long for a pet to begin suffering irreparable brain damage or death. If you see a pet unattended in a hot… Read more »
“This recall involves two models (PI2010CA and PI9010CA) of Kidde dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) smoke alarms manufactured between September 10, 2016 and October 13, 2017. The model number and date code are located on the back of the unit. The affected smoke alarms have a pill shaped design on the front of the unit. The affected… Read more »
Monday February 5th, 2018 yoga classes with Stephanie Bolton (Restore and Renew Yoga) have been cancelled, they will resume Monday, February 12th, 2018. Extra classes have been added on March 12th, 2018 (regular class times) to make up for the cancelled classes. Please contact Stephanie Bolton for information: E-mail Steph Phone: (705) 930-2820.