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'Addressing Food Insecurity and Poverty' Report

Healthy eating continues to be difficult for many households
in our area. Learn more about food insecurity and the
struggles faced by low-income families and individuals.

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  • Image of HKPR District Health Unit Releases Food Insecurity and Poverty Report for 2023
    HKPR District Health Unit Releases Food Insecurity and Poverty Report for 2023

    May 21, 2024 – The HKPR District Health Unit has released its 2023 Nutritious Food Basket Report titled ‘Addressing Food Insecurity and Poverty in the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District area’. The report highlights the struggles faced by low-income families to pay for necessities, such as housing and food, because incomes and social assistance rates are not keeping up with rising costs.

  • Image of Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for May 16, 2024 (1)
    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for May 16, 2024

    May 9, 2024 - The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge, District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) would like to advise media and the community of an upcoming Board of Health meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 16, at 9:30 a.m.

  • Image of Warning: Toxic Drug Supply in Northumberland County
    Warning: Toxic Drug Supply in Northumberland County

    May 9, 2024 – The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) is issuing an alert due to a notable increase in suspected opioid drug poisonings in Northumberland County.

  • Image of Health Unit Partners with Fleming College to Increase Access to Food Handler Training
    Health Unit Partners with Fleming College to Increase Access to Food Handler Training

    April 24, 2024 – In response to evolving educational needs and the demand for convenient access, the HKPR District Health Unit will now offer the Ministry of Health’s Food Handler Training Certification exclusively online.

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