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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health

COVID-19 Resources for Health Care Providers

If are you looking for general information about COVID-19, please visit our main COVID-19 web page. The content below is mainly for Health Care Providers.

HPEPH Bulletins for Health Care Providers

Previous issues of our bulletins are shared on the Public Health Bulletin for Local Health Care Providers page and five most recent bulletins are listed below. Please subscribe to receive future bulletins.

  • August 6 – Updated DOPHS Reporting, COVID-19 updates, and more
  • July 14 – Personal Service Providers in Long-Term Care and Retirement Homes
  • July 8 – Required Face Coverings and Employee Medical Exemptions
  • July 6 – Workplace Health and Safety Planning & Posters for Provider Settings
  • June 26 – COVID-19 Health Sector Guidance Documents, HPE Public Health Service Reopening, Immunization Services, Grade 7 Immunization Update, Reminder – Public Health Teleconference for Primary Care Providers 


Health care providers are required to immediately report all persons under investigation, probable and confirmed cases of COVID-19 to HPEPH at 613-966-5500. This includes any person who has been tested for COVID-19. Please report by using the HPEPH COVID-19 Primary Care Reporting Form for print use or electronic use – updated June 12, 2020.

General questions about the virus, or any communicable disease, can be directed to the HPEPH CD Intake Line 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 349. For additional, detailed information, health care providers are also encouraged to visit the Ministry of Health’s Page for Health Care Workers.

Resources for Health Care Providers (HCP)

Screening, Testing and Case Management for Patients

Screening and Self Isolation for HCW

PPE and Cleaning Protocols for HCP

Pregnancy and Birth

Child Care

Allied Health Professionals

Supportive Housing – including LTC and Retirement Homes

General Health Sector Resources

Directives from the CMOH


Information For Patients

Last updated: August 6, 2020.

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In-person services are gradually resuming by appointment only. Please review our Service Interruptions page for more information about the current status of HPEPH services, as well as what to expect if you visit our office.

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