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    Community Outbreaks

    Community outbreak listings are updated regularly when a new outbreak is declared, updated or declared over at facilities within the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District area.

  • Public Health Nurse - Temporary Full-Time (Contract)

    As a member of the Communicable Disease Prevention & Control Department (CDPC) of the Health Protection Division, the CDPC Nurse is accountable to CDPC Management for the implementation of the assigned Requirements of the Infectious and Communicable Diseases Prevention & Control Program Standard, Immunization Standard, and/or School Health Standard of the Ontario Public Health Standards (OPHS) 2018 and related protocols and other duties as assigned by the Health Protection Division.

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    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for February 15, 2024

    February 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, February 15, at 9:30 a.m.

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    WARNING: Toxic Drug Supply Suspected in Nearby Community

    February 9, 2024 - The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) is sharing important information about a recent event in the City of Belleville that caused an alarming increase in drug poisonings.

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    Boil Water Advisories

    Generally, the Health Unit issues a Boil Water Advisory when there is known contamination of a water supply OR when there is a risk of contamination to the water supply. The Boil Water Advisory helps to protect the health of the community that the water system serves.  It is a recommendation for residents to only drink tap water if it has been boiled for at least one minute.

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    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for February 5, 2024

    January 31, 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 Monday, February 5, at 2 p.m.

  • Don’t Get Stuck in the Cold — Stay Warm, Stay Safe this Winter Season

    January 17, 2024 – Extreme cold can be dangerous for everyone, so knowing how to prepare and keep warm during extreme cold conditions will help you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy this winter season.

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    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for January 18, 2024

    January 15, 2023 - 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, January 18, at 9 a.m.


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