COVID-19 Vaccinations Available to High Risk and 65 Years and Older

Local Health Unit Announcement To be Available in the Coming Weeks Port Hope – Wed., Oct. 4, 2023) – The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR District Health Unit) would like to advise residents that the XBB.1.5 COVID-19 vaccine will be available in the coming weeks for those at high risk and those aged 65 years […]

Number of People Vaccinated & Not

Overall, positive trends according to Health Unit MOH Article by Valerie MacDonald Over 45,000 people in the local health unit jurisdiction covering Northumberland, City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton have not had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, its Medical Officer of Health told members of the media during this week’s update. At the […]

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 resources towards mobile clinics and providing shots to those in congregate […]

Vaccination Clinics for 80 and Older Now Booking

Clinic opening at the Cobourg Community Centre Appointments begin March 16 Vaccinations will begin next week for those Northumberland County residents who were born in 1941 or earlier and who currently have a primary health care provider. Thanks to a collaboration between a variety of community partners, an ongoing vaccination clinic is being set up […]

Spring & Summer Vaccinations for Most of Us

The good news is flu cases are way down Article By Valerie MacDonald It’s a few steps forward and then several back with the vaccinating plans of the local health unit. Dr. Ian Gemmill, Medical Officer of Health (MOH) with the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit (HKPR), said cases of COVID-19 are “actually […]