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Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus Sets Priorities for 2023

The Eastern Ontario Wardens’ Caucus (EOWC) met on March 9 and 10, 2023 in the County of Lennox and Addington for their annual strategic priority setting meeting to set Caucus priorities for the year ahead.

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Albert Bélanger Bridge Closing Down Due to Major Rehabilitation Work

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell wish to issue a reminder that a complete closure of the Albert Belanger Bridge, located on County Road 8 in Lemieux, is scheduled to take place from February 21, 2023, until the fall of 2023, due to major rehabilitation work.

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The Prescott and Russell Residence Accredited with Honorable Mention by Accreditation Canada

Following a rigorous assessment process, Accreditation Canada, the country's leader in health care accreditation, has concluded that the Prescott and Russell Residence exceeds the requirements of the Qmentum program and excels in improving the quality of its provision of services.

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Extension of the Interruption Period for PR Transpo’s Intermunicipal Transit Service

The temporary interruption of PR Transpo’s intermunicipal transit service, which was scheduled to end on February 12th, will now be extended until June 5, 2023, inclusively.

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Impacts of the HGH Emergency Department Closure on the UCPR Emergency Services

Following the announcement of the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) Emergency Department closure between December 30, 2022, and January 3, 2023, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) Emergency Services would like to inform the public of possible impacts on its paramedic service.

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Mayor Normand Riopel appointed as Warden of the Council of the UCPR for 202

During the annual swearing-in ceremony held earlier this evening, Mr. Normand Riopel, Mayor of the Township of Champlain, was acclaimed Warden of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) for the year 2023. On the same occasion, the Mayors from the region were sworn in as Members of the Council for the 2022 to 2026 term.

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Daniel Lafleur recognized at the 2022 UCPR Warden’s Banquet

Daniel Lafleur, 2022 Warden of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR), was recognized by his colleagues, his family, and members of the community during the 2022 Warden’s Banquet held yesterday evening at the J.R. Brisson Complex in Casselman.

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Temporary Interruption of the Electronic Health Record Management System

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) Paramedic Services have been informed that their electronic health record management system has been voluntarily and precautionarily shut down as a result of a cybersecurity incident within the IT infrastructure of their Service Provider.

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