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  • Winter Safe Driving Reminder

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / January 17, 2018 - Winter driving can be a challenge, but there are ways to make it easier and safer. The Quinte Region Traffic Coalition (QRTC) would like to remind drivers of important practices to help reduce the risk of collision and injury.

  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health launches "wouldurather..." to support young adults to become smoke-free

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/January 8, 2018 – More young adults aged 18-29 in Ontario smoke compared to all other age groups, and they overwhelmingly say that they want to quit!

    What is the best way to do that? Use evidence-based quit aids, and get into a program that is specifically tailored for them.

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

    From:   Quinte Region Traffic Coalition

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / December 21, 2017 - The holiday season often means parties and get-togethers with family and friends.  Alcohol is often part of the festivities. The Quinte Region Traffic Coalition (QRTC) is urging everyone to drive sober to protect yourself, your future, and your loved ones.

  • HPE Public Health Holiday Office Closures

     

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/December 20, 2017 – 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 & Prince Edward County Branch Office -

  • The Good Food Box Gets a Much Needed Boost

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / December 11, 2017 - The Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings & Prince Edward has purchased 1200 new blue bins from a local supplier for the Community Development Council of Quinte (CDC Quinte), to be used for the local Good Food Box program. The Good Food Box program is a bulk food buying program that offers fresh produce at a fraction of the retail price.

  • Hastings Prince Edward Public Health releases 2016 annual report

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/December 6th, 2017 — Hastings Prince Edward Public Health released its 2016 annual report today.

    We are pleased to present our 2016 Annual Report in video format which includes information on accountability indicators, facts and statistics, for the organization’s 2016 fiscal year which ended December 31, 2016.

    The report can be viewed on the HPEPH You Tube channel (@HPE Public Health) or by clicking play below:

  • Stop the Excuses Campaign Results

    From:   Quinte Region Traffic Coalition

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / November 14, 2017 - The Quinte Region Traffic Coalition conducted a one day enforcement blitz reinforcing the hard lesson that speeding has consequences. Police laid 109 speeding charges to drivers throughout the region.

  • It's Time to Stop Making Excuses for Speeding

     FROM: Quinte Region Traffic Coalition

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/October 24, 2017 - It’s time to stop the excuses for driving above the speed limit and put the safety of yourself and your loved ones first.

    Drivers often rationalize the need for speed and give local officers these common five excuses after being pulled over for speeding:

  • October is Veggie and Fruit Month in Local Schools

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/October 20, 2017 - October is Veggie and Fruit Month in participating local elementary schools. This is one of the current initiatives for the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit theme for the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward (HKCC HPE).

  • Parachute and HPEPH urges teens to #GetHomeSafe and help save lives

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/October 16, 2017 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health and Parachute are calling on all teens to #GetHomeSafe.