Beach Water Testing Info

Beach Water Testing Info

Warning signs will be put up at beaches when it’s unsafe to swim — Look for green, yellow or red If you’re keen to swim in local lakes and waterways, the Health Unit’s beach water testing program is surfacing just in time. Starting this week and running through the...
Shortage Affecting Vaccinations

Shortage Affecting Vaccinations

Increase in number of infections locally Focus shifting to mobile clinics and those at more risk Article by Valerie MacDonald There will be fewer local mass vaccinations clinics upcoming in the tri-county area due to the shortage of vaccine and the need to put...
New MOH Talks about Health Unit Focus

New MOH Talks about Health Unit Focus

80% resources going towards dealing with pandemic Health unit hiring personnel to help Article by Valerie MacDonald Taking over the top spot of the local health unit in the midst of a pandemic has brought challenges to its new Medical Officer of Health (MOH), Dr....
New MOH at Health Unit

New MOH at Health Unit

Dr. Natalie Bocking Medical Officer of Health for the Haliburton, Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit In anticipation of her new role, Dr. Bocking has been sitting in on meetings during the past few weeks, meeting with her staff, and learning more about the area...
Vaccines Coming to Northumberland

Vaccines Coming to Northumberland

4,500 doses of Pfizer & 1,700 Moderna “We just all need to be patient” The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPRDHU) is expecting to receive more than 4,500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week, as well another 1,700 doses of...