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Picton's among local vaccine clinics cancelled due to hot spots, supply delays

Picton’s among local vaccine clinics cancelled due to hot spots, supply delays

Due to unanticipated shortages in local vaccine supply due to reallocation to hot spots and supply chain delays, Hastings Prince Edward Public Health community vaccination clinics are unable to take place: April 26 in Belleville & Trenton, April 29 in Picton and April 30 in Belleville. HPEPH states all individuals who had appointments at these […]

10 new COVID-19 reports; active cases drop to 83

10 new COVID-19 reports; active cases drop to 83

APRIL 22: Ten new COVID-19 cases were recorded, but with 12 recoveries, the Hastings Prince Edward active case load drops to 83. Eight new cases in Belleville and two in Centre Hastings were posted on the HPEPH dashboard. There are now 40 cases in Belleville, 16 in Quinte West, 12 in Centre Hastings, six in […]

Public Health clinics full; vaccines at pharmacies open to those aged 40 and over

Public Health clinics full; vaccines at pharmacies open to those aged 40 and over

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health reports today all of its local upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinic appointments have been filled. It promises to update everyone when new clinics have been added to the provincial site. People aged 40 or older are eligible for an AstraZeneca vaccine through the pharmacy program starting April 20. Participating pharmacies in […]

Public health wants province to rollback hot spot vaccines due to reduced supply here

Public health wants province to rollback hot spot vaccines due to reduced supply here

Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH) is advising that the province’s recent decision to redirect vaccines to Ontario hot spots will reduce anticipated local supply and may impact scheduled vaccine clinics. Yesterday, Dr. Piotr Oglaza Medical Officer of Health and CEO at HPEPH informed municipal partners the strategy reduced vaccine allocations to HPEPH by 25 […]

Quinte Isle Campark expansion receives approval to go ahead

Quinte Isle Campark expansion receives approval to go ahead

By Sharon Harrison A 337 site expansion to Quinte Isle Campark will go ahead following approval at a special council meeting Wednesday evening. Council agreed extensive scrutiny and comments from the public over the years have resulted in amendments and adjustments to the application. The application includes Official Plan and bylaw amendment applications made by […]

Further vandalism at Little Bluff

Further vandalism at Little Bluff

Quinte Conservation is reporting further vandalism to the Little Bluff Conservation Area. Sometime between April 9-13 vandals spray painted the newly installed entrance sign and two signs attached to the closed entrance gate. Tammy Smith, Corporate Services Manager, says Little Bluff is not closed because of the current lockdown, but for required maintenance and improvement […]

Schools move to online learning following spring break

Schools move to online learning following spring break

Elementary and secondary school learning will move to online-only following this week’s spring break, as COVID-19 cases continue to soar in the province. A return date for in-school learning has not been set. Making the announcement Monday afternoon, Premier Doug Ford said officials will keep an eye on data and trends before allowing a return […]

Software, study and license listings proposed to help drive STA compliance

Software, study and license listings proposed to help drive STA compliance

Council will review a report seeking funding for short-term accommodation compliance software, a study of the effects of STAs on the County’s housing supply, and an update on efforts to require STA booking platforms to list license numbers. “The procurement of STA compliance software has the potential to change bylaw enforcement, at least in terms […]

ATV driver airlifted to hospital

ATV driver airlifted to hospital

An individual was transported to hospital and later airlifted to another hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, following an all-terrain vehicle accident on Royal Road. On Saturday, April 10, shortly after 7 p.m. members of the Prince Edward County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded alongside Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue […]

One person deceased following single vehicle incident on Loyalist Parkway

One person deceased following single vehicle incident on Loyalist Parkway

One person has died following an incident on Loyalist Parkway, just outside Picton. Friday, April 9 shortly after 1:30 p.m. Prince Edward OPP responded with Prince Edward County Fire and Rescue and Hastings Quinte Paramedic services to a single vehicle incident. An individual was transported to hospital, and was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is […]

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