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Merger of two health units moves ahead as application for funding submitted to province, says CEO

Peterborough Public Health

The show:

The full interview with bonus material:

Peterborough Public Health and the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit voted to merge voluntarily recently. The Ontario government’s funding offer spurred them on, so the official request went in at the beginning of April. The pandemic response brought the role of public health units into sharp focus. So has the opioid crisis in both communities. Dr. Thomas Piggott, Medical Officer of Health and Peterborough Public Health’s CEO, will discuss the merger in this interview. Continue Reading →

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