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Organization: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health  
Phone Numbers: 613-966-5500
Toll-Free: 1-800-267-2803
Teletype: 711 or 1-800-267-6511
Fax: 613-966-9418
Email: info@hpeph.ca
Website: www.hpepublichealth.ca
Address:
179 North Park St
Belleville, ON
K8P 4P1
Intersection: North Park St and Bell Blvd
Location: Belleville
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Richard Schabas - Medical Officer of Health
Service Description: Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living
 
Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding consultations * baby feeding drop-ins * infant feeding classes * community breastfeeding workshops * prenatal education session on breastfeeding * locations throughout Hastings and Prince Edward County
 
Dental Clinic - Healthy Smiles Ontario Program - no cost dental program for children and teens 17 years of age and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage and meet the eligibility criteria
 
Diet Nutrition and Weight Control - Information on healthy eating
 
Food Safety - Food safety advice for homes and restaurants * investigates reports of foodborne illnesses contracted by eating at restaurants or other food premises
 
Immunization Clinics - Immunization clinic - vaccination against common infectious diseases
 
Prenatal Classes and Programs - Prenatal Education Series
 
Public Health Promotion - Health promotion activities for the following:
  • alcohol & substance misuse
  • breastfeeding
  • cancer prevention
  • falls prevention
  • healthy eating
  • immunization services
  • infection control
  • injury prevention
  • oral health
  • parenting
  • physical activity & sedentary behaviour
  • pregnancy
  • road safety
  • sexual health
  • tobacco
  • drinking water
  • emergency preparedness
  • environmental health
  • food safety
  • rabies
  • vector-borne diseases
  • water safety
 
Safety & Injury Prevention - Areas of safety include:
  • water safety - recreational water safety and drowning prevention
  • beach water quality testing * for current beach informaiton call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 652
  • public pools, spas, wading pools, and splash pads water facility inspections
  • food safety - homes and restaurants
  • falls prevention promotion
  • cycling, road safety and helmet safety
  • sun safety
 
Sexual Health Clinics - Sexual health clinics at six locations
 
Smoking Cessation - Quit Smoking Programs
  • clinics - participants receive support on nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, and/or lozenges) for $5 per week
  • home visits for expecting moms and new moms with a baby (up to 12 months of age) who want to quit smokingFree nicotine replacement therapy (patch, gum, lozenges)
  • free quit kit resources
  • help to make a quit plan
  • support for mom and her partner
  • free quit smoking information kits designed specifically for adults, youth, and pregnant clients
  • Smokers’ Help Line, call 1-877-513-5333 or visit www.smokershelpline.ca for free resources and counselling from the smokers help line staff

Fees: Varies by program
Application: Call or visit * no referral required * appointments or registration required for some programs and classes
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies depending on service
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: County of Prince Edward, Hastings County, Quinte West, and Belleville
See Also: Public Health Units

This information was last completely updated on November 11, 2016

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