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Health Unit recommends businesses encourage staff and patrons to wear a mask amid COVID-19 surge

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 11:33 AM

Dr. Natalie Bocking, Medical Officer of Health for the Haliburton, Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit has issued a letter of recommendation to businesses and organizations...

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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 02:34 PM

This article is updated as new information becomes available.

Canada's COVID-19 updates...

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Municipal COVID-19 Safety Measures

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 12:00 AM

Offices open to the public

As of Tuesday, February 22, 2022 our offices will be open to the public and appointments...

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Guide to Municipal Office Use During COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 12:00 AM

Appointments recommended

Our offices are open to the public and appointments are not required. We do recommend making an appointment if possible to ensure efficient service and...

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Health Unit recommends remote work wherever possible

Posted on Tuesday, January 04, 2022 07:45 AM

HKPR’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Bocking, has strongly recommended that all employers and persons responsible for a business that operates within the region of the HKPR District...

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Changes to Water Sample Service during the pandemic

Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2021 11:32 AM

Water sample bottles will be placed outside the main office door on sample days, in the morning, for those needing kits. 

A small cooler will be placed beside outside for...

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Restricted Landfill Operations in Effect

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2020 04:20 PM

Additional safety measures are being implemented at landfills throughout Highlands East in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bulk material limits

Effective Wednesday, May 6, 2020...

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Changes to landfill tipping fee payments

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2020 04:17 PM

In order to provide enhanced safety and to increase social distancing efforts for the public, municipal staff and their families during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, effective...