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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.

  • More Clinics Added to Support Students Overdue on Immunizations

    January 11, 2024 – The HKPR District Health Unit) is sending a final reminder to parents/legal guardians to ensure their child is up to date on their immunizations and to update their child’s vaccination record with the Health Unit to avoid suspension from school this February.

  • Intimate Partner Violence Recognized as a Major Global Public Health Concern

    November 22, 2023 - The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) is committed to raising awareness around Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), also known as domestic or family violence, and sharing available community services that support those affected. 

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    Board of Health Meeting Scheduled for November 16, 2023

    PORT HOPE, ON (November 13, 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, November 16, at 9:30 a.m.

  • Neighbouring Health Units to Explore Voluntary Merger

    November 2, 2023 - The Boards of Health for the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit and Peterborough Public Health (PPH) are moving forward with a process to explore the impacts of a voluntary merger in the communities they serve.

  • November is Take Action on Radon Month

    November 1, 2023 – November is Radon Awareness Month, and the  Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) is gearing up to raise awareness about the dangers of radon gas exposure. Radon is an odourless and colourless radioactive gas that contributes to over 3,200 Canadian deaths annually.

  • COVID-19 Vaccinations Available to All Residents over the Age of 6 Months

    PORT HOPE, ON (October 30, 2023) – Starting today, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) would like to advise residents that the XBB.1.5 COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all residents six months of age and older. Previously the vaccine was only available to those at high risk or 65 years of age and older.


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