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Healthcare providers in Peterborough urge patients to wear non-medical masks for in-person medical appointments

June 18th, 2020

Peterborough, ON – As our community enters into Stage Two of the provincial reopening, Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT), Peterborough Public Health (PPH) and Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC) are asking all patients over the age of two (2) to wear a non-medical mask when attending in-person appointments. The Ministry of Health recommends a face […]

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Everyone Has a Role Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

March 4th, 2020

While Risk Remains Low, Community Advised to Prepare While there are still no local cases and the risk of severe illness remains low, Peterborough Public Health is advising organizations and local residents that now is the time to get ready for the arrival of COVID-19 in our area. “Since there isn’t a vaccine developed yet, […]

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The Peterborough Clinic Parking Reconstruction

March 2nd, 2020

The Peterborough Clinic announced today, March 2, 2020, that it has engaged Dufferin Construction, a Division of CRH Canada Group Inc. and D.M. Wills Associates Limited to reconstruct and combine the parking lots at 26 Hospital Drive and 10 Hospital Drive. The purpose of the parking lot reconstruction will be to alleviate traffic congestion on […]

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Offering Patients a Medical Home – Not a Hallway – and a Stronger Health System

December 20th, 2019

This article examines three family health teams (FHTs) in different Ontario communities that exemplify the features of a Patient’s Medical Home (PMH), a vision developed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. With PMH supports and foundations in place, these FHTs deliver high-quality care enabled by strong PMH functions: accessible, comprehensive, patient- and family-centred […]

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Virtual Care Clinic in the News – November 13, 2019

November 13th, 2019

‘Funding cuts could close much-needed medical clinic in Peterborough’ “Lori Richey, executive director with the Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) says funding for the King Street Virtual Care Clinic (VCC) and admin support for the family health team clinic in Lakefield will run out about four months from now. There are no clear options on […]

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Cottagers are Walking Into Care at Two County Clinics

June 18th, 2019

Cottagers and visitors of Peterborough County will have access to walk-in hours for care. PETERBOROUGH, ON – Cottagers and visitors of Peterborough County now have access to walk-in care twice a 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 […]

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Peterborough Gets Active

May 24th, 2019

During the month of June kids will have the opportunity to take part in multiple FREE kids’ activities! Numerous activities will take place each day in different locations throughout Peterborough County. The Peterborough Gets Active calendar informs you of the many options for your kids. For details on the program, see the daily activity guide.

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Your Health & Climate Change: Up Close & Personal

March 5th, 2019

Join Peterborough Public Health, Peterborough Family Health Team, Green UP, For Our Grandchildren, and Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment for a FREE event on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. This event will be held at Peterborough Public Health at 185 King Street. For more information and details on the […]

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Need a Local Family Doctor? Get On The List!

January 22nd, 2019

Peterborough Family Health Team (PFHT) is committed to closing gaps found in our local health care system. Recently, a new process was created to fix an ongoing problem: finding a local family doctor. With the development of this new local wait list residents without a family doctor, or whose family doctor is located outside of […]

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