Every year, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health surveys the price of food items from grocery stores across both counties. Using this data and a survey tool called the Nutritious Food Basket, we calculate the cost to purchase one week's worth of basic healthy groceries for different age and gender groups.
If you’re looking for simple answers about influenza immunization, don’t look at me. The more I learn about influenza and influenza vaccine, the more confusing things get.
Rabies is a serious disease of animals. There is lots of rabies in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties - mainly in bats and foxes. Rabies can also infect raccoons, but this is much less common in our area.