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  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 17, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 17, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria.

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 10, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counites/August 10, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Local Pool of Mosquitoes Found to be Carrying West Nile Virus

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 9, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) has found a pool of mosquitoes in the Stirling area carrying West Nile Virus. This is the first direct evidence of West Nile activity in our area this summer.

    West Nile virus is a viral infection found in birds and carried by mosquitoes which feed on infected birds. West Nile virus is spread to humans and animals through bites by infected mosquitoes.

  • Public Health Heat Warning

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 3, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health is issuing a heat warning to advise residents of Hastings and Prince Edward Counties of the predicted prolonged hot and humid weather starting on the Civic Holiday long weekend. According to Environment Canada, the hot weather conditions will start Sunday, August 5, 2018 and persist until Tuesday August 7, 2018.

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 3, 2018

    Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - July 27, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ July 27, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Weekly Public Beach Report - July 20, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ July 20, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - July 13, 2018

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/July 13, 2018 - Hastings Prince Edward Public Health monitors bathing beach water quality at designated public beaches within our jurisdiction through the collection and analyses of water samples for the presence of E.coli bacteria. When E.coli bacteria levels exceed the provincial standard, the bathing beach is considered to be unsafe for swimming and the following warning sign is posted at the beach:

     

  • Blue-Green Algae

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/July 11, 2018 - As you enjoy our region’s waterways this season you may come across some new notices about blue-green algae.  A joint effort of the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, the

  • Healthy Kids Community Challenge and Carrot Rewards Team Up On Screen Time Initiative

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / July 10, 2018 – Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hastings Prince Edward and Carrot Rewards are partnering on a project to encourage families to build a balanced day that is not filled with screen time. Carrot Rewards is an innovative mobile phone application (app) that rewards users for healthy eating, being active, quitting smoking and learning about their health and wellness.