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News / Events

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - August 18, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ August 18, 2017 - 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 - August 11, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties / August 11, 2017 - 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 - August 4, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/August 4, 2017 - 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 Overdoses Reinforce Need for Residents to Take Precautions

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties - August 3, 2017 – Multiple overdoses caused by strong opioids have taken place in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties and surrounding areas over the past several days, confirming that contaminated drugs are in our community. Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) urges residents to remain vigilant in taking the necessary precautions to avoid the risks associated with overdose.

  • Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Continue to be Found in Local Area

    “Hastings and Prince Edward Counties – July 31, 2017 – Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNv) continue to be found in the local area, and have now been found in samples taken from two different locations within the Belleville area, as well as a sample taken from one location within Picton. This continued evidence of WNv in our area confirms the virus is established in our region.

  • Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus Found in Belleville Area

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties – July 26, 2017 – Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus (WNv) have been found in the Belleville area. This first direct evidence of WNv in our area this year was identified as part of regular surveillance by Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH).

  • Public Health Weekly Beach Report - July 21, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/July 21, 2017 - 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 14, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ July 14, 2017 - 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 7, 2017

    Hastings and Prince Edward Counties/ July 7, 2017 - 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: