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 »
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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.
Free opioid overdose training for service providers. For training dates, locations, and more information visit questionofcare.com. Opioid Overdose Training Poster (pdf – 1MB)
The Council of the Township of Douro-Dummer invites all interested parties to attend a Public Meeting (pdf – 101KB) to discuss the concept of a Septic Re-inspection program. Representatives from Peterborough Public Health will be in attendance to present information on how the re-inspection program would work. The meeting will take place in the Municipal Council Chambers at 5:00… Read more »
“The best way to prevent foodborne illness is through education. The Food Handler Training and Certification Course will provide you and your staff with the knowledge needed to handle food safely and prevent foodborne illness. This course is essential for anyone who prepares and serves food to the public. In 2012 and 2013, the County… Read more »
Peterborough Public Health Monitoring for West Nile Virus Peterborough Public Health is advising residents to avoid mosquito bites this season and reduce breeding grounds in order to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. Peterborough Public Health staff trap mosquitoes and test larvae from standing water pools throughout the City and County of Peterborough. In… Read more »
Peterborough Public Health had made a supply of Radon test kits for local residents conveniently available throughout the County. This supply of kits has now run out and the kits are now available at Peterborough Public Health located at 185 King Street in Peterborough. Radon causes between 1,080 and 1,550 cancer cases in Ontario each… Read more »