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Category: COVID-19

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

  • Update on outbreak at farm

    June 24, 2020, Simcoe, ON – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit continues to work to resolve the outbreak at the farm. Approximately 220 migrant farm workers live in residences on the farm. Approximately 200 people have tested positive. Two workers are currently hospitalized. The approach to manage a COVID-19 case is for the person affected to […]

  • Health and Social Services corrects internal privacy issue

    June 22, 2020, Simcoe, ON – Haldimand-Norfolk Health and Social Services has identified and corrected an internal privacy issue regarding individuals who took a COVID-19 test prior to May 19, 2020. Security access on a file containing names, health card numbers and test results was inadvertently made broader than required, allowing a small number of […]

  • COVID-19 claims life of migrant worker

    June 21, 2020, Simcoe, ON – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has been notified that a migrant worker who had been in intensive care with COVID-19 has died. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, a member of the Catholic clergy, and Health Unit staff visited workers at the farm last night to personally deliver the […]

  • Norview Lodge staff member tests positive for COVID-19

    June 13, 2020, Simcoe, ON – One staff member at Norview Lodge has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member is not working at the facility and is currently in self-isolation at home. There are no residents currently sick with COVID-19. Residents are being self-isolated in their rooms, where they are also receiving all meals. […]

  • Update: Outbreak of COVID-19 at Scotlynn Group farm

    June 12, 2020, Simcoe, ON – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit continues to respond to an outbreak of COVID-19 at a Scotlynn Group farm. As of June 12, 169 migrant workers have tested positive for the virus, while 18 others associated with the farm have also tested positive. Two migrant workers remain in hospital, and one […]