September 19, 2023 – This fall the HKPR District Health Unit is teaming up again with participating veterinarians throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes, County of Haliburton and Northumberland County to provide Reduced-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinics so more dogs and cats can be protected.
June 14, 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, September 21, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
September 7, 2023 — The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit is advising that the Heat Warning Alert issued on September 5, 2023 for the County of Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland County have ended effective today.
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.
September 5, 2023 — The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit is informing the County of Haliburton, City of Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland County that Environment Canada has forecasted hot, humid weather continuing through Wednesday, September 6, 2023.
August 29, 2023 – The HKPR District Health Unit and Peterborough Public Health have partnered to deliver the Nurse-Family Partnership Program, an evidence-based home visiting service that ensures young expecting parents receive personal support during pregnancy and after the child is born up to two years of age. Full Story.
August 28, 2023 – The HKPR District Health Unit would like to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) on Thursday, August 31, 2023, by acknowledging all of those who have lost their lives, and those who have been left behind, due to drug poisoning and promoting community events to raise awareness.Full Story.
August 25, 2023 – The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) has issued a drug poisoning alert for the City of Kawartha Lakes due to an increase in suspected drug poisonings within the last seven days. Full Story.