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Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health

Breastfeeding information

Breastfeeding is natural, but it’s also a learned skill. Our free online eClass can prepare you for your breastfeeding journey and troubleshoot common problems.



Operator & Event Organizer/Vendor Applications

Notify Public Health of a new business, a seasonal reopening or an upcoming special event or farmer's market.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing for Eligible Individuals

Review our Getting Tested for COVID-19 web page to learn where eligible individuals may seek testing for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Information & Resources

Please review our main COVID-19 web page for the most up to date local information, guidance, and restrictions.

HPEPH Dashboards

Visit the HPEPH Dashboards page for the latest local information about COVID-19, respiratory infections and diseases of public health significance.

Accessible Service

Accessible Service

We are committed to meeting the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and ensuring the services at HPEPH are as accessible as possible.

Routine Immunization Clinics

Find information on routine immunizations, book an appointment or update your child's immunization records.


COVID-19 Vaccines

Visit this page for information about clinic locations and how to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Also includes information for submitting out of Ontario vaccination records.

News, Research and Reports

Upcoming Clinics and Classes


Belleville Food Handler Training Course

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Public Health Belleville Office


Belleville Food Handler Training Course

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Public Health Belleville Office

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Service Disruption Notice

Staff at Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) who are represented by CUPE Local 3314 are exercising their legal right to strike effective Friday, September 22. The nursing staff at HPEPH, who are represented by the Ontario Nurses’ Association Local 31, are also on strike.
Due to the labour disruption, HPEPH offices in Picton, Quinte West, and Bancroft are closed. The Belleville office is closed, except for select services for pickup or by appointment only as indicated in the Service Disruption Notice. Visitors to HPEPH offices should be prepared to be delayed by a picket line. The patience and understanding of the community are appreciated.

The health and well-being of our community is our top priority. Certain critical services will continue throughout the duration of work stoppage to ensure public safety. Some services will be temporarily interrupted or offered in an alternate manner. Please refer to the Service Disruption Notice.

For Public Health services for youth during the labour disruption, please visit

COVID-19 vaccines in HPE

Eligible individuals can receive their vaccination at many participating local pharmacies by contacting the pharmacy directly. Please visit for location and registration information.

Appointments for COVID-19 vaccination are available through the provincial booking site or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

Vaccine ordering for health care providers

Vaccine orders for routine immunizations and STI medications continue to be available through HPEPH by using our vaccine order forms; however, please note that our vaccine delivery/pickup procedure has changed. For the most up to date pick up schedule please visit