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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
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Hastings Prince Edward Public Health

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is a public health agency that serves the counties of Hastings and Prince Edward from four local offices in Bancroft, Belleville, Picton and Trenton. We monitor the health of our local population, deliver programs and services within our communities, and help develop healthy public policies. We provide information and support in many areas to help improve the health and well-being of our residents.

Our Services

Some examples of the services we provide include:

  • Supporting new parents and babies through breastfeeding consultations and feeding classes
  • Inspecting recreational water facilities, personal service settings, and food service settings to keep residents safe
  • Providing information, resources, and classes to help improve knowledge about nutrition
  • Offering community clinics for vaccinations, healthy sexuality, and to help residents quit smoking
  • Providing support and resources to parents and caregivers
  • Offering vision screening to senior kindergarten students in our communities
  • Monitoring and responding to occurrences of West Nile Virus and Rabies
  • Collaborating with our communities to promote safety and reduce injuries
  • Providing oral health screening and clinics
  • Providing education and information to help make informed decisions about drug and alcohol use
  • Monitoring and reporting on community health issues to help inform the planning and delivery of local health services

How we are Funded

Our operations are funded by the Ministry of Health, local Municipal governments, the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and Health Canada.

Need More Information About Hastings Prince Edward Public Health?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803 or email info@hpeph.ca.

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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.