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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.

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    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for April 18, 2024

    April 16, 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, April 18, at 9:30 a.m.

  • Health Unit Warns Community of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) in the Region

    April 16, 2024 – The HKPR District Health Unit would like to remind parents and guardians to ensure their children’s immunizations are up to date and on file with the local health unit, after being notified of confirmed cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, in the City of Kawartha Lakes. 

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    Public Health Inspector, Temporary, full-time (up to 12 months)

    The Public Health Inspector is expected to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team to apply, adapt, choose and/or recommend changes to established methods or procedures and/or to develop new procedures to complete assigned work.

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    Warning: Toxic Drug Supply Identified in City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County

    April 8, 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 the City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County. 

  • Fight the Bite! Tips to Combat Ticks and Lyme Disease

    March 27, 2024 – Warmer weather is coming, and the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) is urging residents to be vigilant against ticks and Lyme disease.

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    Administrative Assistant (Casual)

    The Administrative Assistant will be an integral member of program team as assigned. Will assist program staff with the organization and administration of program activities and provide administrative support in an efficient and courteous manner, ensuring confidentiality at all times.

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    Clinic Physician - Health Protection Division (2)

    The Clinic Physician provides medical care to the clients of Sexual Health Clinics in accordance with the objectives of the Sexual Health Services Program, the Policies and Procedures of the Health Unit, applicable legislation, and regulations of their profession.


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