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The Board of Health

The administration and operations of Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) are overseen by an autonomous Board of Health. Members of the Board of Health include elected officials from four municipalities: City of Belleville, City of Quinte West, Hastings County, and Prince Edward County. In addition, local representatives are appointed by the Province of Ontario as members of the Board.

The Board sets the strategic direction for HPEPH,  and ensures the organization meets the requirements of provincial legislation, as well as the needs of our community.

Board Meetings

The Board of Health typically meets on the first Wednesday of each month from 9:30 to 11:30 am unless otherwise noted. Board meetings are held at our main office located at 179 North Park Street, Belleville.

Upcoming Board Meetings

2021

2020

You may also wish to review our Board Meeting Archives.

Board Committees

Presently, there are two sub-committees of the HPEPH Board of Health: the Finance Committee, and the Governance Committee. These Committees typically meet four times a year.

Board Members

Jo-Anne Albert, Chair
Mayor – Municipality of Tweed, County of Hastings
Dr. Jeffrey Allin
Provincial Appointee
Stewart Bailey
Councillor – County of Prince Edward
Andreas Bolik
Councillor – County of Prince Edward
Terry Cassidy
Councillor – City of Quinte West
Dr. Craig Ervine
Provincial Appointee
Sean Kelly
Councillor – City of Belleville
Michael Kotsovos
Councillor – City of Quinte West
Jan O’Neill, Vice-Chair
Mayor – Municipality of Marmora and Lake, County of Hastings
Bill Sandison
Councillor – City of Belleville

Need More Information About The Board of Health?

If you have questions, or require additional information about the HPEPH Board of Health, please contact us at 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803 or email info@hpeph.ca.

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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.