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Board of Health

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The Board of Health oversees the work of the Health Unit and ensures staff provide the programs and services required under the Ontario Public Health Standards. These standards are set by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

On behalf of the Board of Health, the Medical Officer of Health administers the public health programs and services in agreement with the Mission, Vision and Values of our Health Unit.

The Board of Health has representatives from the funding municipalities (Northumberland County, Haliburton County, and the City of Kawartha Lakes) and provincial appointees.

For more information or to receive a copy of the meeting minutes, call us at 1-866-888-4577, ext. 1466

In accordance with the Health Protection and Promotion Act, the Board of Health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is comprised of six municipal members as follows: three members appointed by Northumberland County Council, two members appointed by the City of Kawartha Lakes Council, and one member appointed by the Haliburton County Council.

The Lieutenant Governor in Council may appoint one or more persons as members of a board of health (Provincial Appointees).

Interested members of the public can apply for a provincial appointment through the Public Appointments Secretariat. Learn more about the requirements, find additional details and view application process.

When prompted in the application, select “Health Unit Board – Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit”.

Please email to get more information about how to join the public session of the meeting. 

Board of Health Members – 2024

Bob Crate - Northumberland

Olena Hankivsky, Vice-Chair - Northumberland

John Logel - Northumberland

David Marshall - Chairperson - Provincial Appointee

Cecil Ryall- Haliburton

Mike Perry – City Of Kawartha Lakes

Tracy Richardson - City of Kawartha Lakes

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