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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

    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 & 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: January 17, 2019 – WARNING: Blue Fentanyl In Community What is it? The HNHU is receiving reports of an increase in overdoses in the community. “Blue Fentanyl” is a highly toxic fentanyl- laced heroin. It is called “blue” because it is often tinted blue. What to do Don’t use alone Carry a naloxone kit […]

    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 (https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/170493) Food Fact […]

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  • Alerts, Advisories & Weather Alerts

    Weather Alerts and Warnings

    Heat Warnings Extreme heat events can put the public at risk of heat-related illnesses. Four environmental factors work together to make it hot enough to put health at risk. This includes high temperature, high relative humidity (moisture in the air), radiant heat (from the sun) and low wind speed (lack of air movement).  Additionally, an […]

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