Peterborough Public Health serves residents throughout the City and County of Peterborough, as well as Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations, and offers a wide range of programs and services such as, controlling infectious disease outbreaks, water safety, oral and sexual health, poverty reduction initiatives, amongst others.

For further information on any of their programs or services please contact the Peterborough Public Health.

Diseases and Infections

Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is actively monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Please remember, if you have less severe symptoms (mild cough, runny nose, sneezing, etc.) Please remain at home and contact Peterborough Public Health (PPH) at 705-743-1000, ext. 401 to confirm whether you should be tested. PPH will coordinate your follow-up and provide you with guidance to access care safely and quickly.
Call 911 and Identify your Symptoms: if you have severe symptoms (shortness of breath, chest pain, abdominal pain, confusion, loss of consciousness/ semi-consciousness, severe or persistent vomiting)

For more information please visit the PPH's Novel Coronavirus page.