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Category: Emergency Preparedness

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

  • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit Offers Flood Safety Tips

    SIMCOE, FEBRUARY 22, 2018– In light of recent flooding in Haldimand and Norfolk counties, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) wants to offer some simple tips on how the public can stay safe under these hazardous conditions. Stay informed:  Listen to local radio and news stations to keep up-to-date on the situation.  Check county websites for […]

  • Evacuation order lifted

    Norfolk County Control Group / norfolkcounty.ca/emergency Norfolk County, ON – September 14, 2017 – The second gas well leaking hydrogen sulphide (H2S) has been brought into compliance. The well is now officially abandoned under the mandate of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. The remaining three residences have been notified that the evacuation order […]

  • Hydrogen sulphide update

    Norfolk County, ON – September 5, 2017 – Over Labour Day weekend, officials in Norfolk County continued to monitor and respond to the area affected by the leaks of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) on 10th Concession Road west of Silver Hill. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) communicated on September 3, 2017, that well […]

  • Expanded Hydrogen Sulphide alert area may affect more residents

    Norfolk County Emergency Control Group MEDIA RELEASE Expanded Hydrogen Sulphide alert area may affect more residents Norfolk County, ON – August 31, 2017 – Emergency officials in Norfolk County have expanded the alert area around the zone affected by the leaks of hydrogen sulphide (H2S) between Silver Hill and Langton. Officials have ongoing communications with […]