At Peterborough County, we are committed to keeping our community safe. Explore our emergency services and learn how to respond to an emergency.

For any health emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Next Generation 911

When Minutes Count, It's All About The Numbers!

Canada is upgrading to a new digital 911 system

Learn more about the program, eligibility and services monitored. Apply for the program using the link!

Explore the healthcare providers and hospitals located in Peterborough County.

Peterborough County-City Paramedics provide emergency medical care to citizens and visitors of both Peterborough County and City and our two First Nations Communities.

The Peterborough Public Health Unit serves residents throughout Peterborough County, as well as Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.

Learn more about preparing for an emergency and what to do in an emergency.

We encourage our residents to consider the other treatment options available and to make the call that best meets their needs.

Severe Weather
Learn how to be prepared when a Significant Weather declaration is made.
community services

Local health professionals, organizations, and community members who work together as a team to provide coordinated care to our community.

Policing services in Peterborough County are offered by the Ontario Provincial Police and the Peterborough Police Service.

Emergency prevention and preparedness.

Local Townships offer fire emergency and response services, issue fire permits and fire bans. For all emergencies, call 9-1-1.