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News / Events

  • Board of Health Update - April 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/April 3, 2019

    Today, the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health held its monthly meeting for April 2019.

    HPEPH Pleased to Come to Fair and Respectful Agreement with CUPE

  • Drugs in HPE Region Have Tested Positive for Carfentanil

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 20, 2019 – The presence of carfentanil in the Hastings Prince Edward region has been reported by Belleville Police Services. Two drug seizures made in Belleville tested positive for carfentanil, and there have been at least two confirmed overdoses related to the substance. There has also been an increase in hospital visits related to opioid overdoses over the last few weeks.

  • Local Parents Invited to Information Sessions About Teens and Cannabis

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 18, 2019 - Over the coming weeks, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health, together with community partners, is offering information sessions for parents and caregivers of teens.

  • Parents Can Now Get Answers to Parenting Questions by Text

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 18, 2019 – Public Health is making it easier for parents to connect with a Public Health Nurse (PHN) by expanding the Child Health CARELine to include a new texting line.

  • Board of Health Update - March 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 6, 2019

    Today, the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health held its monthly meeting for March, 2019.

    Affording Healthy Food is a Problem for Many in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties

  • Update Student Immunizations to Avoid Suspension in April

    “Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/March 5, 2019 - This week, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health will be sending out a second round of notices to parents of students whose immunization information is incomplete. Parents must provide up-to-date immunization records or a valid exemption to Public Health by March 22, otherwise their child is at risk of being suspended from school for up to 20 days, starting April 12. 

  • Board of Health Update - February 2019

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/February 6, 2019

    Today, the Hastings Prince Edward Board of Health held its monthly meeting for February, 2019.

    Board of Health Welcomes New Members, Elects Chair and Vice Chair

  • Cold Weather Health Warning

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/Wednesday, January 30, 2019 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is issuing a cold weather health warning to alert residents of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to the bitterly cold wind chills expected tonight and tomorrow night.  Residents are urged to take precautions in these extremely cold temperatures to avoid health complications such as wind burn, frostbite and hypothermia. 

  • Cold Weather Health Warning

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/Friday, January 18, 2019 – Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is issuing a Cold Weather Health Warning for this weekend to remind residents of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to take precautions as the winter temperature drops. Cold temperatures can lead to health complications such as wind burn, frostbite and hypothermia.

  • HPEPH Holiday Office Closures

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/December 20, 2018 – Please be advised that the schedule for some Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) programs and services will be modified over the next couple of weeks due to the holiday season.

    Belleville Main Office & Picton Branch Office