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Category: Cold Weather Safety

Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.

  • Winter Weather Reminder from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit

    Simcoe, ON. December 13, 2017 With winter weather hitting the area, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding the public to protect themselves from colder temperatures. In temperatures of -15°C or colder, unprotected skin can freeze in less than 30 minutes and the risk of developing hypothermia is high.  However, while everyone is at risk to […]

  • A Cold Weather Precautions Reminder

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 5, 2015 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding residents to take cold weather precautions as much of Ontario is set to experience consecutive days of fairly low temperatures for the first time this winter. In temperatures of -15°C or colder, unprotected skin can freeze in less than 30 minutes and the risk […]

  • Health Unit Warns Public of Cold Weather Precautions

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 2, 2014 — With predicted wind chill temperatures reaching below -25°C today and into tomorrow the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is warning residents to take precautions. Everyone is at risk during very cold weather. In temperatures of -15°C or colder, unprotected skin can freeze in less than 30 minutes and the risk of developing […]