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  • 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.

  • Mindful parenting workshops help families connect

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / October 1, 2018 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, in partnership with Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward, Hastings County, North Hastings Children’s Services, Family Space, EarlyON Child and Family Centres and Mindful Roots, recently hosted parenting workshops in Belleville, Trenton, and Bancroft.                                                        

  • Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinics Offered on September 29th to Help Animal Owners Protect Pets

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/September 19, 2018 – The annual low-cost rabies vaccination clinics for cats and dogs will be taking place September 29th, 2018 at various locations throughout Hastings and Prince Edward Counties.  At the clinics, rabies vaccine will be offered at the reduced cost of $30 per cat or dog.

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 31, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 31, 2018 - 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:

  • International Overdose Awareness Day

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / August 31, 2018 – Today Hastings Prince Edward Public Health stands with organizations, advocates and individuals across the world to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day—a day that aims to reduce the stigma associated with drug-related deaths and raise awareness that overdose deaths are preventable.

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 24, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ August 24, 2018 - 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 17, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 17, 2018 - 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.