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  • Know the Laws

    Know the Laws

    There are new laws for smoking and vaping, including the use of cannabis.

    Learn more about cannabis legalization

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  • Legal doesn’t mean harmless. No drug is without risk.

    Legal doesn’t mean harmless. No drug is without risk.

    The only way to avoid all risks, is to not use cannabis.

    If you choose to use cannabis, lower your risk by following Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines.

    Find out more about the guidelines
  • NEW Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces By-Law for Norfolk County in 2018

    NEW Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces By-Law for Norfolk County in 2018

    As of May 1st, 2018 the Norfolk County smoke free outdoor spaces and recreational properties by-law will be in effect. This means no smoking or vaping is allowed outside municipal buildings or on recreational properties.

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  • Active Tick Surveillance

    Active Tick Surveillance

     

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) has launched an active tick surveillance program to track the number of deer tick (also known as blacklegged ticks) and the prevalence of Lyme disease causing bacterium in our area.

    Active tick surveillance consists of collecting deer ticks, the main carrier of Lyme disease, in their natural habitat.

    Read the Media Release
  • New Regulatory Requirements – What You Need To Know!

    New Regulatory Requirements – What You Need To Know!

    Effective July 1, 2018 regulations that govern food premises, recreational water facilities, rec camps, and personal service settings have been changed and/or created. 

    For more information
  • Drinking Water Hauler  Inspection Program

    Drinking Water Hauler Inspection Program

    If you receive drinking water from a water haulage company, it’s important to know where your drinking water comes from, how it’s been treated and if it’s safe to drink.

     

    Find out more information about this program

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