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    Oral Health School Screening Report 2015/2016

    As part of the Ontario Public Health Standards, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health conducts oral health assessments and surveillance of children in schools.  The Oral Health School Screening Report 2015-2016 summarizes the findings of those assessments.

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    The Real Cost of Eating Well in H&PE Counties 2016

     The Real Cost of Eating Well in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties 2016 report summarizes the results of the Nutritious Food Basket survey tool.  This survey tool measures the cost of basic healthy eating according to current nutrition recommendations and average Canadian food purchasing patterns.  Food costing is used to monitor both affordability and accessibility of foods by relating the cost of the Nutritious Food Basket to individual and household incomes.

     

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    Teenage Pregnancy Report

    Over the past decade, while teenage pregnancy rates across Canada have been declining overall, the pregnancy rate among teenagers in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties continues to be consistently higher than that of Ontario. The Teenage Pregnancy Report provides a snapshot of the trends related to teenage pregnancy in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties between 2005 and 2014, and presents comparisons to Ontario over time. 

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    Healthy Policies for Active Transportation

    Creating Complete and Sustainable Communities: Healthy Policies for Active Transportation is a report that draws upon the most current public health evidence to identify key objectives and supporting actions for local municipalities who are working to create community settings that make it easier for people to walk, bike and roll for transportation and recreation. 

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    Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines Indicator Report

    The Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines Indicator Report presents the landscape of drinking behaviours within Hastings and Prince Edward Counties (HPEC). In accordance with the Population Health Assessment and Surveillance protocol of the Ontario Public Health Standards, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health has a requirement to monitor trends over time, emerging trends and priority populations in the area of alcohol use.

  • 2015-2016 School Immunization Report

    Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) enforces the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) and provides School-based immunizations. Immunization leads to improved individual and population health. It also helps to save lives and prevent serious illness. This 2015-2016 School Immunization Report summarizes immunization coverage of ISPA and school-based immunizations in HPEPH for the 2015-2016 school year.

  • 2015 Annual Report

    We are pleased to present our online Annual Report for 2015, which includes messages from the Chair of the Board of Health and the Medical Officer of Health, as well as accountability indicators, facts and statistics, and financial statements for the organization’s 2015 fiscal year which ended December 31, 2015.

  • 2015 Reproductive Health Report

    This report summarizes some key indicators for reproductive health in Hastings and Prince Edward counties in 2015. Surveillance data is used to monitor trends over time, identify emerging trends and improve programs and services.

  • 2014 Annual Report

    This online report features messages from the Medical Officer of Health and the Chair of the Board of Health, as well as financial and performance highlights for the organization’s 2014 fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.

    Learn more by reading our 2014 Annual Report

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    2014 Breastfeeding Surveillance Report

    This report summarizes the data related to breastfeeding that was collected in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties in 2014.

  • 2014 Reproductive Health Report

    This report summarizes some key indicators for reproductive health in Hastings and Prince Edward counties in 2014. Surveillance data is used to monitor trends over time, identify emerging trends and improve programs and services.

  • 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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  • CheckFirst

    CheckFirst is a website designed to provide the public with quick and easy access to summary inspection results from inspected establishments located within Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. The results of the inspections posted on this website describe what the Public Health Inspector observed at the time of the inspection.