To enable the people in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to achieve and maintain optimal health through excellent provision of health protection and health promotion programs.
This will be accomplished by:
a) Enforcement of public health legislation;
b) Providing the programs required by the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS); and
c) Providing additional programs and services to promote health, prevent disease and injury, and support healthy environments.
Statement of Values
The Board of Health values its staff, excellence in the provision of quality service, evidence-informed practice, accountability, equity, partnerships and collaboration. We are committed to acknowledging staff and their contributions to public health.