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Elizabeth Campbell, a 106-year-old resident at Fairhaven long-term care home in Peterborough, was the first person in the Peterborough area to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Moderna vaccine was administered on January 26, 2021 by Lori Rowsell, infection prevention and control practitioner at Fairhaven. (Photo: Peterborough Public Health)

Peterborough Public Health expands walk-ins at vaccine clinics on one-year anniversary of first vaccine...

Fairhaven resident Elizabeth Campbell received a dose of Moderna vaccine on January 26, 2021.
Campbellford Memorial Hospital is located at 146 Oliver Road in Campbellford. (Photo: Campbellford Memorial Hospital)

Campbellford Memorial Hospital experiencing surge of COVID-19 patients

Hospital has temporarily converted day surgery recovery area into acute care beds and faces staffing challenges.
Aimeé Le Lagadec, executive director of YES Shelter for Youth and Families, outside the organization's location at 189 Brock Street in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of YES)

Aimeé Le Lagadec appointed executive director of YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Le Lagadec had been acting in the position since September 2021.
The opening night of the 2022 ReFrame Film Festival on January 27 features a free, livestreamed keynote address by renowned Indigenous journalist Tanya Talaga and a musical performance by award-winning Indigenous musician Ansley Simpson. Talaga's book "Seven Fallen Feathers" inspired the award-winning documentary "Mashkawi-Manidoo Bimaadiziwin: Spirit to Soar", co-directed by Talaga with Simpson creating the soundtrack. (Photos: Supplied / Jeff Bierk)

ReFrame Film Festival takes audiences behind the scenes with live talks with filmmakers

Virtual festival opens on January 27 with a free livestream featuring renowned Indigenous journalist Tanya Talaga and award-winning Indigenous musician Ansley Simpson.
A thermometer in the snow showing a low of minus 35 degrees Celsius. (kawarthaNOW-modified stock photo)

Extreme cold warning in effect for greater Kawarthas region Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

Wind chill values from -28 to -33°C in the south and -35 to -40°C in the north.
Cars on a snow-covered road during a winter storm. (Stock photo)

Winter weather travel advisory in effect for southern Kawarthas for Monday night

Snow, heavy at times, with 5 to 10 cm of accumulation expected.
OPP police car. (Photo: OPP)

25-year-old Hastings County man faces attempted murder charges after shooting incident

Konner Brewitt accused of shooting at two people in January 19 incident east of Maynooth.
Young Peterborough resident Meara holds artwork she created to thank local medical officer of health Dr. Thomas Piggott, which her mother posted in the new 'Nogojiwanong Peterborough Stands With Dr Piggott' Facebook group. The group is intended for Peterborough residents to show their support for Dr. Piggott after two recent incidents where anti-vaxxers visited his personal residence, where he lives with his wife and their two young daughters.

Peterborough residents come together on Facebook to show their support for Dr. Thomas Piggott

'Nogojiwanong Peterborough Stands With Dr Piggott' group launched in aftermath of anti-vaxxers' protest at medical officer of health's home.
Dr. Thomas Piggott cycled to his first day of work as Peterborough's new medical officer of health at Peterborough Public Health in downtown Peterborough on December 1, 2021. (Photo: Dr. Thomas Piggott / Twitter)

Peterborough physicians issue statement supporting medical officer of health

Group of physicians is 'disturbed and appalled' by recent personal attacks on Dr. Thomas Piggott.
Otonabee Conservation recognized Peterborough Public Health, Brianna Salmon, Trent University, and Trout Unlimited Canada Millbrook with Environmental Excellence Award during the organization's virtual annual general meeting on January 20, 2020. Pictured are Julia Ingram of Peterborough Public Health, Brianna Salmon, Julie Davis of Trent University, and Scott Calder of Trout Unlimited Canada Millbrook. (kawarthaNOW screenshots)

Otonabee Conservation announces 2022 recipients of Environmental Excellence Awards

Peterborough Public Health, Brianna Salmon, Trent University, and Trout Unlimited Canada Millbrook recognized as 'watershed champions'.

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