Authors Articles by Dr. Thomas Piggott

Articles by Dr. Thomas Piggott

Dr. Thomas Piggott
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Dr. Thomas Piggott, MD MSc CCFP FRCPC, is Medical Officer of Health and Chief Executive Officer of Peterborough Public Health. You can ollow Dr. Piggott on Twitter @twpiggott.
A mother taking the temperature of a sick child. (Stock photo)

You can avoid getting sick as we head into fall, says Peterborough’s medical officer...

Dr. Thomas Piggott shares what you can do to make prevention your personal health goal this respiratory virus season.
The Region of Durham's 2021 micro-housing pilot project in central Oshawa features two pods of five-unit prefabricated housing suites intended for temporary transitional housing with supports from local agencies. The building was designed to be relocatable. (Photo: NRB Modular Solutions Inc.)

Health and healing begins with a home, says Peterborough’s medical officer of health

Dr. Thomas Piggott commends city staff and council for supporting modular housing at Wolfe Street shelter.
A dinner table set for a holiday celebration with a Christmas tree in the background. (Stock photo)

Peterborough’s medical officer of health wishes everyone a merry and safe holiday

Dr. Thomas Piggott offers five tips to stay safe and still have all of the fun this holiday season.
Pfizer-BioNTech's COMIRNATY Original/Omicron BA.4/BA.5 vaccine is one of two bivalent COVID-19 vaccines available in Ontario as a booster dose for those aged 12 years and older. Moderna's bivalent vaccine protects against the original COVID-19 virus and an earlier BA1 omicron strain. (Photo: Pfizer Canada)

‘Are you staying up to date on your COVID-19 vaccinations?’ asks Peterborough’s medical officer...

Dr. Thomas Piggott explains why we need an additional vaccine dose every six months

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