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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health
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School Age Children and Youth

Parents and caregivers play a key role in helping their children develop and maintain behaviors that will contribute to a healthy life. Public Health can provide parents and caregivers with information and resources to help encourage children to make healthy choices. Below, find links to other helpful resources and information on this website.

Back to School Planning

Concussion and Injury Prevention

Growth and Development

Healthy Eating

Healthy Sexuality

Immunization

Infection Control

Mental Health Promotion

Oral Health

Physical Activity

Road and off-Road Safety

Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs

Sun Safety and UV Exposure

Vision Screening 

Need More Information About School Age Children and Youth?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803.

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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.