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Questions About COVID-19?

Please review our main COVID-19 web page for the most up to date local information, guidance, and restrictions.

Vaccine Receipt

COVID-19 Vaccination Receipt

Use the Ontario COVID-19 vaccination portal to download and print your receipts.

Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine Booking and Eligibility

Visit this page for information about how to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, clinic locations and what to expect when you arrive.

New Requirement for Proof of Vaccination in Certain Settings: Frequently Asked Questions

New Requirement for Proof of Vaccination in Certain Settings

Beginning September 22, 2021, Ontario will require proof of vaccination focused on indoor public settings.

Vaccinated Outside of Ontario/Canada

Out of Province Vaccinations

All doses received outside of Ontario or Canada can now be submitted electronically.

COVID-19 Cases in our region

COVID-19 Dashboard

Visit our COVID-19 Dashboard to learn about local lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Case numbers are updated Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays).

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COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

Visit this page to learn more about COVID-19 vaccine safety, and current vaccine eligibility.

Workplace Resources

Resources for Businesses, Organizations and Facilities

Visit our Healthy Workplaces web page for resources and information for businesses, organizations and facilities

I tested positive. What is next?

Information for People with COVID-19 and Contacts of COVID-19

Tested positive for COVID-19? Have you been identified as high-risk contact? Required to self-isolate? Not enough space to isolate at home? Visit our web page for next steps and more information.

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Safe Traveling During the Pandemic

Restrictions and resources for travel within Canada and internationally.

Sexual Health

Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV

Without treatment, Sexually Transmitted Infections can cause serious health problems – even infertility. Learn more about STIs and access sexual health resources.

COVID-19 Testing

Getting Tested for COVID-19

In Hastings and Prince Edward Counties there are a number of ways to be assessed for COVID-19. Review our Getting Tested for COVID-19 web page for more information.

Mental Health

Mental Health during the Pandemic

Mental health is an important part of our overall health and affects not only ourselves, but those close to us. Help is available!

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Service Interruptions

HPEPH is adjusting our service delivery to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Select services continue to be provided by appointment. Review our Service Interruptions page for more information.

Accessible Service

Accessible Service

We are committed to meeting the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and ensuring the services at HPEPH are as accessible as possible.

Upcoming Clinics and Classes

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COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

Individuals turning 12 and over in 2021 who have not yet had a first dose, or those who meet the minimum second dose interval are now eligible to attend HPEPH walk-in clinics. To view the schedule, visit the Booking and Eligibility Page.

If you attended a clinic and did not receive an email copy of your vaccination receipt you can download a copy off the provincial booking site at covid19.ontariohealth.ca.

PHARMACY-BASED VACCINATIONS

Individuals turning 12 and over in 2021 can also receive their vaccination at participating local pharmacies. Please visit covid-19.ontario.ca/vaccine-locations for location and registration information.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS IN HPEPH

On Friday, July 16 at 12:01 a.m., Ontario moved to Step 3  of the the Roadmap to Reopen. We must all continue to follow the public health measures, advice and restrictions. Outdoor gatherings are limited to 100 people in Step 3, and distancing must be maintained. For more information, visit our COVID-19 page.

POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO COVID-19?

If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 10 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.