Haliburton Posted by ROMP Online December 21st, 2014

Haliburton

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HALIBURTON

Haliburton’s main industry is tourism and has a bustling business centre complete with an assortment of shops. It also has natural attractions that bring thousands of vacationers to the region every year. Haliburton has a satellite campus of Fleming College and is home to the Haliburton of Fine Arts, which provide excellent education opportunities.

HIGHLIGHTS

The Haliburton Forest is 50,000 acres of private forest and is a natural asset to the region; many adventures and activities are hosted throughout the year from educational outdoor wolf seminars to treetop hikes. The Haliburton Nordic Trails have groomed cross-country ski trails that are maintained throughout the winter months for optimum ski conditions. During the summer months, the trail system works its way around the many lakes. Haliburton is a four-season destination with four-season experiences from ATVing, boating, curling, dogsledding, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, snowmobiling and skiing.

HEALTHCARE

The Haliburton Highlands Health Services employs 250 staff, who work at both the Haliburton and the Minden Site. Eleven physicians, who work out of the Family Health Team, have active privileges at the hospital. Several other courtesy physicians help to provide care at the hospital. Haliburton is also served by the Haliburton Family Health Team, which has locations in both Haliburton and in Minden, and was created in 2006. Eleven physicians work at the Haliburton site of the Family Health Team.

Hospital: www.hhhs.on.ca

Community: www.haliburtoncounty.ca

Tourism: www.haliburton-tourism.ca

Family Health Team: www.hhfht.com

Hamilton: 305km

London: 421km

Sudbury: 357km

Kingston: 258km

Ottawa: 294km

Toronto: 238km

Level of Service: Primary and Long Term Care

Number of Beds: 13 – Primary; 30 – Long Term Care

Catchment: 30,000

Referral Sites: Peterborough, Lindsay

Learner Parking: Free

Population: 17,026

Median Age: 49.6

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