Formerly Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
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Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

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The Real Cost of Eating Well

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.

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Our New Main Office Development

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health relocated to a new main office building at 179 North Park Street in Belleville, Ontario effective March 25, 2015. This video depicts the construction of the new building and demolition of the old building, and shows interior features of both the old and new spaces.
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From The Medical Officer of Health Blog

health professional administering needle in arm

Influenza (flu) vaccination: It's complicated

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.

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dog receiving rabies vaccination

Immunize your pet against Rabies

Rabies is a serious disease that can be spread from animals to people. Rabies in humans is almost always fatal.

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