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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
After Hours: 613-966-5500
Fax: 613-966-9418
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: Dr. Ian Gemmill - Acting Medical Officer of Health
Dr. Piotr Oglaza - Medical Resident, Offcie of the Medical Officer of Health
Service Description: Health agency that addresses public health issues and promotes healthy living
Breastfeeding Support - Breastfeeding consultations * baby feeding drop-ins * infant feeding classes * prenatal education session on breastfeeding * locations throughout Hastings and Prince Edward County
Cooking Classes - Cooking classes for adults on a budget * classes for kids
Dental Clinic - Healthy Smiles Ontario Program - free dental program for children and teens 17 years of age and under and meet the eligibility criteria
Diet Nutrition and Weight Control - Information on healthy eating
Food Safety - Inspects food premises within Hastings Prince Edward counties at a frequency established by Ministry of Health and Long Term Care risk protocols * food safety advice for homes and restaurants * investigates complaints related to the operation of food premises and reports of foodborne illnesses contracted by eating at restaurants or other food premises
Healthy Schools - School based program working with teachers to assist in promoting safe and healthy lifestyles
Immunization Clinics - Immunization clinic - vaccination against common infectious diseases
Prenatal Classes and Programs - Prenatal Education Series - three in-person education sessions covering preparation for parenting, breastfeeding, and labour and birth * the Gift of Motherhood e-learning program covers healthy pregnancy to healthy family, breastfeeding, your new baby, becoming parents and community resources
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
  • cycling, road safety
Sexual Health Clinics - Sexual health clinics at six locations
Smoking Cessation - Quit Smoking Programs
  • weekly nicotine replacement therapy clinics- clients receive support and nicotine patches, gum, and/or lozenges for $5 per week * drop-in format- no appointment necessary
  • home visits for expecting moms and new moms with a baby (up to 12 months of age) who want to quit smoking * clients receive support and free nicotine patches, gum, and/or 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 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 January 11, 2018

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