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Our Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

Together with our communities, we help people become as healthy as they can be.

Vision

Healthy Communities, Healthy People.

Values

Collaboration – We work together as a team with our communities, colleagues, and clients to build effective partnerships.

Advocacy – We are a voice to influence public policy and take action to improve health.

Respect – We treat others with dignity, respect, and integrity.

Excellence – We strive for excellence through effective public health practice and promote a culture of innovation and learning.

Our Strategic Plan

In consultation with our community stakeholders and staff, the Board of Health has developed a Strategic Plan to guide our operations. With a vision of Healthy Communities, Healthy People, this Plan will help us achieve our mission of working with our communities to help people become as healthy as they can be.

For a complete overview of our Mission, Vision and Values, and the priority areas on which we will be focusing, we encourage you to review the online version of our 2019 – 2023 Strategic Plan.

We look forward to working with community partners to implement this Plan, and the positive impact it will have on our organization and our community.

Need More Information About Our Mission, Vision and Values?

Call 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.