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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health

Questions About COVID-19?

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

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COVID-19 Safety and Availability

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

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.

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Current COVID-19 Restrictions

Public health restrictions remain in effect in HPEPH. Avoid close contact with anyone outside your household. Travel between regions is discouraged, and gathering limits must be followed.

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.

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 daily (excluding statutory holidays).

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Meal Programs and Food Banks During COVID-19

Organizations that provide food and groceries are considered essential and will remain open throughout the lockdown. Learn more about what is available in your community.

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.

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School and COVID-19

Back to school this fall is much different during the pandemic. Help prepare your family with these resources for kids and parents.

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 second wave of COVID-19. Select services continue to be provided by appointment. Review our Service Interruptions page for more information.

Upcoming Clinics and Classes

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COVID-19 VACCINES IN HPEPH

HPEPH is currently offering vaccine to eligible groups. In order to keep our phone lines free for those who are currently eligible, please do NOT contact us to inquire about vaccinations unless you have been invited to participate.

Groups Currently Eligible

For booking information for eligible individuals, please visit  hpePublicHealth.ca/covid-19-vaccines/

STANDBY CLIENTS:

To pre-register for your 2nd dose appointment please complete the
Extended-Interval (16 Week) Second Dose Pre-Registration Form.

You will need to provide your health card number.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS IN HPEPH

A province-wide Stay-at-Home order is in effect, and requires everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), for outdoor exercise, or for work that cannot be done remotely. Please avoid close contact with anyone outside your household. 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 14 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.