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  • Residents Being Reminded to Protect Themselves Against West Nile Virus

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties – September 12, 2017 – Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have once again been found in the Belleville area. This direct evidence of West Nile Virus (WNv) this year was identified as part of regular surveillance by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH).

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - September 8, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / September 8, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Mocktails for Moms-to-Be to Raise Awareness of FASD, September 9

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/September 5, 2017 – Public Health is partnering with local area restaurants to offer free “mocktails” for moms-to-be, to support Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on September 9th, and to raise awareness of this disorder.

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 31, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / August 31, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:
     
  • HPE Public Health Lifesaver Overdose Prevention Program Marks One Year of Service

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties (August 31, 2017) – Today, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is marking one year of the Lifesaver Program.  This overdose prevention program was launched last year on August 31, which is International Overdose Awareness day.

  • Hastings and Prince Edward Families Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 28, 2017 - The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward (HKCC HPE) will be encouraging local families to Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit this fall, and emphasizing the importance of making vegetables and fruits part of their diet every day.

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 25, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / August 25, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:
     
  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 18, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ August 18, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 11, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / August 11, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 4, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 4, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach: