Your Health Matters in Peterborough County

 

The new role of Health Care Advancement Coordinator is a pivotal addition to our community-focused initiatives. Established in the fall of 2023, this role was specifically designed to address the unique health needs of our residents across the eight lower tier townships. With a primary objective of attracting and retaining family physicians in Peterborough County, our Coordinator also prioritizes health education to empower individuals with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions.

Navigating the intricacies of the health system can be daunting, which is why we're committed to simplifying it for you. Through this webpage, our social media platforms, and engaging town hall meetings, we aim to provide accessible information and support. As we embark on this journey, one of our initial priorities is to gather accurate data on the demand for family doctors and identify additional healthcare services desired within our community. Your input is invaluable in shaping the future of healthcare in Peterborough County. Join us in our mission to create a healthier, stronger community.

If you do not currently have a family physician or you wish to receive care closer to your home, please click the link to complete the form.  This data will be used to determine the needs of the municipalities, as well as a contact list for when a physician is secured in your community. 
Please note that by adding your name to the list there is no guarantee of securing a family physician.

Health Care Assessment Form

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