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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
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Growth and Development

While every child is unique and will develop at their own rate, child development follows predictable milestones. It is important for parents to learn about their child’s development and encourage activities that promote healthy growth and development. You can also encourage them to engage in the appropriate amount of physical activity.

The following resources will help you monitor and support your child’s development:

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Alerts:

1) Our offices are temporarily closed to the public to allow us to respond to COVID-19 demands. Phone lines remain open. Please access our media release for more information.

2) Returning travellers must self-isolate for 14 days and contact Public Health if symptoms of COVID-19 develop.

If you have returned from travel anywhere outside of Canada, you must self-isolate for 14 days and immediately contact Public Health or your local health care provider if you develop symptoms of COVID-19. Earlier this month all travellers were asked to self-isolated when they returned to Canada. Effective March 25, the federal government made this isolation mandatory under the Quarantine Act to better protect our most vulnerable citizens. Each of us must make the responsible decision to follow the advice of health authorities. It’s in everyone’s best interest to do everything we can to stop the spread of COVID-19.