Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health

Duties and Functions

The Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit is mandated to set policy, approve budgets and assess the quality of programs and services. It is responsible for ensuring all residents residing in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties have access to public health services.

The Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Board of Health is one of 36 health units in Ontario and falls under the legal authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, The Immunization of Pupils Act and Smoke Free Ontario Act.

The Board of Health ensures the Health Unit meets the mandatory health programs and services for public health standards developed by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care by enabling the people in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties to achieve and maintain optimal health through health protection and promotion, as well as disease and injury prevention.

The minutes of the Board of Health meetings are received by Council.

For more information: Visit the Health Unit's Website.


For the term of Council or until reappointed.

Meeting Dates

First Wednesday of each month in Belleville.

Committee Members

  • Members

    Jo-Anne Albert
    Municipality of Tweed

    Bonnie Adams
    Township of Carlow Mayo

    Egerton Boyce
    City of Belleville

    Jack Miller
    City of Belleville

    Beth Campbell
    Provincial Appointee

    James McBride
    Provincial Appointee

    Douglas Lafreniere
    Provincial Appointee

    Sally Freeman
    City of Quinte West

    Michael Kotsovos
    City of Quinte West

    Councillor Bolik*
    County of Prince Edward

    Councillor Bailey*
    County of Prince Edward

    Dr. Maureen Piercy
    Provincial Appointee

    Deborah Goulden
    Provincial Appointee

    Terry McGuigan
    Provincial Appointee

  • Staff Contact(s)

    Dr. Ian Gemmill
    Medical Officer of Health

    Valerie Dunham
    Director of Administration

    Ann Gray
    Executive Assistant to MOH


    Health Department Contact
    Picton: 613.476.7471
    Belleville: 613.966.5500