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Cars in heavy rain

Significant rainfall for southern Kawarthas region Sunday evening into Monday morning

25 to 55 mm of rain likely by Monday morning.
Peterborough Regional Health Centre radiologist Dr. Mario Voros calls CT scanners "the backbone" of diagnostic imaging. PRHC's current CT scanner technology (pictured with Dr. Voros) is nearing the end of its lifespan and, with help from donors, it will be replaced with new, state-of-the-art equipment to support world-class patient care. (Photo courtesy of PRHC Foundation)

Your gift to the PRHC Foundation will support the backbone of patient care

Donor support will help Peterborough Regional Health Centre acquire two cutting-edge CT scanners.
The Swiss Chalet restaurant at 70 Strathy Road in Cobourg. (Photo: Google Maps)

Customers who dined at Cobourg Swiss Chalet between March 25 and April 5 asked...

Health unit declared outbreak on April 9, with six cases so far but none among patrons.
Lab analysis of a nasal swab for COVID-19. (Stock photo)

Ontario reports 3,813 COVID-19 cases, including 48 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases increase to 383 with 17 new cases in Peterborough, 15 in Northumberland, 10 in Hastings Prince Edward, and 6 in Kawartha Lakes.
More than 30 patients from other regions have already been transferred to Peterborough Regional Health Centre under an earlier provincial directive. A new emergency order issued by the Ontario government which took effect April 9, 2021 will allow hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 to transfer patients to other hospitals without obtaining patient consent. (Photo: PRHC)

Emergency order allows Ontario hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 to transfer patients without their consent

Province says emergency order and other measures expected to increase ICU capacity by up to 1,000 beds.
The Who’s Next barber shop is located at 72 Hunter Street East in Peterborough's East City. (Photo: Bruce Head / kawarthaNOW)

Health unit orders Peterborough barber shop to close for defying provincial shutdown

Section 22 order served to Who's Next barber shop in Peterborough's East City following warnings and charges under Reopening Ontario Act.
"I'm grateful to all the frontline health care heroes who are helping with this monumental effort and getting shots into arms, including mine." Ontario Premier Doug Ford receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine at an Etobicoke pharmacy on April 9, 2021. (Photo: Office of the Premier)

Ontario reports record 4,227 COVID-19 cases, including 48 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases climb to 381 with 18 new cases in Hastings Prince Edward, 15 in Peterborough, 12 in Northumberland, 2 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Haliburton,
Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario's associate chief medical officer of health, explains how the province has changed its reporting of variants of concern during a media briefing at Queen's Park on April 8, 2021. (CPAC screenshot)

Ontario reports 3,295 COVID-19 cases, including 54 in greater Kawarthas region

Regional active cases climb to 371 with 22 new cases in Northumberland, 17 in Hastings Prince Edward, 11 in Peterborough, 3 in Kawartha Lakes, and 1 in Haliburton.
A local bakery made these cookies in support of Bobcaygeon's bid to be voted the winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2021 Canada. Voting opens at 9 a.m. on April 9 and continues until 5 p.m. on April 10. (Photo supplied by City of Kawartha Lakes)

Vote Friday and Saturday to make Bobcaygeon the winner of Kraft Hockeyville 2021 Canada

Bobcaygeon competing against three other communities to win $250,000 for arena upgrades and to host an NHL pre-season hockey game.
Residents 80 years of age and older receiving their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the COVID-19 immunization at clinic Evinrude Centre in Peterborough on March 21, 2021. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor / kawarthaNOW)

Peterborough’s political leaders urge province to increase vaccine supply to region

City of Peterborough Mayor Diane Therrien and Peterborough County Warden J. Murray Jones issue joint statement.

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