Peterborough Public Health is a leader in promoting and protecting health in Peterborough County and City.
About Peterborough Public Health
Peterborough Public Health (PPH) is constantly working toward its vision of "healthy people in healthy communities." PPH takes a comprehensive approach to health promotion and protection activities by: carrying out population health surveillance; increasing public awareness; providing educational opportunities; facilitating supportive environments; and advocating for the development of healthy public policy.
As an Ontario Public Health Agency, PPH is mandated by the province of Ontario and the Ontario Public Health Standards, 2008, to provide programming related to family health, chronic disease and injury prevention, environmental health, infectious diseases, and emergency preparedness.
PPH puts a strong emphasis on meeting specific local needs in these areas and is deeply committed to addressing the social determinants of health in our communities.