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Staying Cool, Safe and Healthy in Extreme Heat Temperatures

Prepare and protect yourself and your family from hot weather conditions this summer.

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    Beat the Heat: Staying Cool, Safe and Healthy in Extreme Heat Temperatures

    June 17, 2024 – As we move into warmer weather, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit is sharing reminders of the significant health risks people can experience during extreme heat conditions, and how individuals and families can best prepare and stay protected this summer.

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    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for June 20, 2024

    June 14, 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, June 20, at 9:30 a.m.

  • Image of Beach Water Monitoring Program Launching June 17th
    Beach Water Monitoring Program Launching June 17th

    June 13, 2024 – As the summer season approaches, the HKPR District Health Unit will be launching its Beach Water Monitoring program, providing regular E. coli test results across 56 monitored public beaches within the County of Haliburton, the City of Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland County.

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    Warning: Toxic Drug Supply in Northumberland County

    June 12, 2024 - The HKPR District Health Unit is issuing an alert due to a notable increase in suspected opioid drug poisonings in Northumberland County. There is also a trending increase of drug poisonings in the City of Kawartha Lakes and County of Haliburton.

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