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News / Events

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - May 26, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 26, 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:
     
  • June is Bike Month, Get Out and Ride!

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / May 25, 2017 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health and their community partners throughout the Bay of Quinte invite you, your family, friends and co-workers to join in celebrating Bike Month in June. Get your helmet ready, lace-up your shoes, take your bicycle out of the garage and prepare to enjoy various active events in Belleville and Quinte West throughout the month.

  • Public Health Beach Season Begins/ May 19, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 19, 2017 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction. Bathing beach water quality is monitored by the collection and analyses of water samples.

  • Residents Reminded of Safety Precautions for Wells and Septic Systems

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/(May 9, 2017) –  All users of wells, shore wells, and septic systems are reminded of safety precautions during flooding situations. The risk of contamination to wells and shore wells is high when flooding occurs. Septic systems can also be adversely affected.

  • Board of Health Monthly Meeting Highlights - May 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 3, 2017 — The Board of Health for Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) held its regular monthly meeting in Belleville today.

    Leadership Transition Plan Announced

  • Leadership Transition Plan Announced for HPEPH

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 3, 2017 – At today’s regular meeting of the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health, the Board announced a set of organizational changes as part of a leadership transition plan for the coming year.

  • Local Parents Invited to Attend Opioid Information Session

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / May 2, 2017 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) will be hosting two Opioid Information Sessions in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to provide parents and caregivers with information that will help keep their youth safe from opioids and other drugs.

  • North Hastings Food for You:Food for Two Program Moving to a New Location!

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / April 19, 2017 - The North Hastings Food for You:Food for Two program is relocating!  Beginning May 4, 2017, the program will be offered at the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) office at 91 Chemaushgon Road in Bancroft, on Thursday mornings from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

  • Local Workshops will Help Employers Invest in "Healthy Minds @ Work"

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/April 18, 2017 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) in order to offer a series of workshops with an aim to increase the capacity of local employers to protect and promote the psychological health, safety and wellbeing of workers.