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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
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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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Province of Ontario has Declared a Second Provincial Emergency to Address COVID-19 Crisis and Save Lives.  Read more.

Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the provincial government is issuing a stay-at-home order requiring everyone to remain at home with exceptions for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services, for exercise or for essential work.

Owner/operators of a businesses, workplaces and/or other community organizations who are unsure of how to adjust operations for COVID-19 are encouraged to visit sector specific guidance regarding provincial lockdown measures at Ontario.ca or call the Stop the Spread Business Information Line at 1-888-444-3659. If you are unable to find an answer to your questions or need further guidance, please fill out this web form.

During the provincewide shutdown, no indoor social gatherings are permitted, except with members of the same household (the people you live with). Individuals who live alone and single parents may consider having exclusive, close contact with another household. Outdoor gatherings must be limited to 5 individuals, and proper physical distancing must be maintained.

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.