News / Events | Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

News / Events

  • Public Health Beach Season Begins/May 17, 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 17, 2019 – 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. Samples are analyzed at a public health laboratory for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.

  • Online Prenatal Education Classes Now Available in HPE

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/05/07/2019) –Expecting parents in Hastings Prince Edward can now prepare for childbirth and parenting in the comfort of their own home. HPEPH is now offering InJoy eClasses, which provide free online childbirth and parenting preparation that bring the prenatal class right to expectant families!

  • Well Water Warning Due to Flooding

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/Friday, May 3, 2019 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health warns the risk of contamination to wells is high in flooding situations. If you suspect your well is impacted by flooding DO NOT DRINK THE WATER.

  • Board of Health Update - May 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 1, 2019

    Today, the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health held its monthly meeting for May, 2019.

    Board of Health Asks Province to Reconsider Funding Changes

  • HPEPH Asks Province to Postpone Funding Changes and Consult with Local Boards of Health

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/May 1, 2019

    At today’s regular meeting of the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health, the Board responded to the 2019 Provincial Budget, released in April, and the corresponding plans to modernize public health across Ontario.

  • Board of Health Update - April 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/April 3, 2019

    Today, the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health held its monthly meeting for April 2019.

    HPEPH Pleased to Come to Fair and Respectful Agreement with CUPE

  • Drugs in HPE Region Have Tested Positive for Carfentanil

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 20, 2019 – The presence of carfentanil in the Hastings Prince Edward region has been reported by Belleville Police Services. Two drug seizures made in Belleville tested positive for carfentanil, and there have been at least two confirmed overdoses related to the substance. There has also been an increase in hospital visits related to opioid overdoses over the last few weeks.

  • Local Parents Invited to Information Sessions About Teens and Cannabis

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 18, 2019 - Over the coming weeks, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, together with community partners, is offering information sessions for parents and caregivers of teens.

  • Parents Can Now Get Answers to Parenting Questions by Text

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 18, 2019 – Public Health is making it easier for parents to connect with a Public Health Nurse (PHN) by expanding the Child Health CARELine to include a new texting line.

  • Board of Health Update - March 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 6, 2019

    Today, the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health held its monthly meeting for March, 2019.

    Affording Healthy Food is a Problem for Many in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties