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  • Alerts, Advisories & Air Quality Smog

    Air Quality/Smog

    Today’s Air Quality Forecast by region provided by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

  • Alerts, Advisories & Beaches


    The natural beauty of Lake Erie makes our local beaches and shores a wonderful place to swim, play and boat on a warm summer day. But under certain conditions, the lake’s water quality can deteriorate to a point where swimming in the water may result in illness.

    Beach Alerts and Advisories
  • Alerts, Advisories & Dead Bird Reporting

    Dead Bird Reporting

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will no longer be testing birds for West Nile virus (WNv).

    More Information on Dead Bird Reporting
  • Alerts, Advisories & Weather Alerts

    Weather Alerts

    • No alerts in effect, Simcoe - Delhi - Norfolk
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  • Alerts, Advisories & Food Alerts

    Food Alerts

    Canadian Food Inspection Agency – Food Recalls / Allergy alerts

    Food Alerts and Advisories
  • Rabies

    As a result of the re-emergence of raccoon rabies in southwestern Ontario in December 2015, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry will be enhancing their program of dropping rabies vaccine-containing “bait” to include Haldimand County.

    Find out more about Rabies

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    Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Lapse Disclosure

    This web page contains reports on premises where an infection prevention and control lapse was identified through the assessment of a complaint or referral, or through communicable disease surveillance.  It doesn’t include reports of premises which were investigated following a complaint or referral, but where no infection prevention and control lapse was ultimately identified. These […]

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  • Opioids and Overdoses

    Alert: May 23, 2018 – Last week HNHU released a warning to community partners to share with their clients regarding reports of marijuana laced with fentanyl circulating in the community. The information in this warning was received by HNHU from trusted community partners, many of whom work with individuals who use drugs. Due to the […]

    Opioids and Overdoses
  • Public Health Regulation Changes

    Effective July 1, 2018 changes will be made to several Regulations that impact public health. Below you will find links to all of the applicable Regulations, as well as fact sheets highlighting the new regulatory requirements that have been provided by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). Food Premises Regulation ( Food Fact […]

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