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News / Events

  • Cold Weather Health Warning

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/Friday, January 18, 2019 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is issuing a Cold Weather Health Warning for this weekend to remind residents of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to take precautions as the winter temperature drops. Cold temperatures can lead to health complications such as wind burn, frostbite and hypothermia.

  • HPEPH Holiday Office Closures

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/December 20, 2018 – Please be advised that the schedule for some Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) programs and services will be modified over the next couple of weeks due to the holiday season.

    Belleville Main Office & Picton Branch Office

  • QRTC Launches Festive R.I.D.E. to Keep Everyone Safe Over the Holidays

    From:  Quinte Region Traffic Coalition                                                             November 29, 2018

    (HASTINGS AND PRINCE EDWARD COUNTIES)

    If your holiday festivities include alcohol or cannabis, protect yourself, your future, and your loved ones by planning ahead for a safe ride home.

  • Prevent HIV by Knowing How to Protect Yourself and Others

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/November 27, 2018 - December 1st is World AIDS Day. This day provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in efforts to decrease the spread of HIV and raise awareness of actions that individuals can take to protect themselves and others.

  • HPEPH Offering Immunization Clinics to Help Protect Residents from the Flu

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/November 7, 2018 - Flu season is just around the corner, and residents are encouraged to protect themselves from the flu by getting the flu shot.

    The flu vaccine is available at various locations throughout Hastings and Prince Edward counties including your healthcare provider's office, participating pharmacies and at Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) offices and clinics.

  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health Campaign is Encouraging Local Residents to Quit Smoking

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/October 23, 2018 - Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do to improve your life and health. You may smoke for many reasons, but there are even more reasons to quit. Reasons for quitting could include improving your health, relationships, finances, or any other personal goal you want to achieve.

  • Teens and Parents Urged to KnowWhatImpairedMeans

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / October 22, 2018 October 22 to 28 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and teens and parents are urged to #KnowWhatImpairedMeans.

    With the recent legalization of cannabis, this annual campaign provides an ideal time to make sure teens understand the reality when it comes to cannabis and driving.   

  • Cannabis: Just Because It's Legal, Doesn't Mean It's Safe

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/October 15, 2018 - Cannabis legalization will take effect on October 17th, raising many questions for individuals, families, and communities across the country.