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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
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Personal Service Settings

Personal services settings include any place that offers aesthetic services, such as body piercing, tattooing, nail care, hair removal, and hairstyling.

Public Health inspectors regularly visit personal services settings in Hastings Prince Edward to assess the potential for risk – for both clients and workers – of acquiring infections during the delivery of these services.

Our inspectors provide guidance on infection prevention and control according to the requirements and recommendations described in the Ministry of Health’s Infection Prevention and Control Best Practices for Personal Services Settings.

If you are planning to open a new personal service business in Hastings or Prince Edward Counties, please complete and submit the Personal Service Notification form and a Public Health Inspector will contact you.

Need More Information About Personal Service Settings?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 677.

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Alerts:

1) Our offices are temporarily closed to the public to allow us to respond to COVID-19 demands. However, phone lines remain open. The COVID-19 information line is operating 7 days a week (excluding statutory holidays) from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. All other program lines are operating Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

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.