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

  • Health Unit offers hot weather tips

    SIMCOE, ON, JUNE 26, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is cautioning people to take precautions against heat exhaustion and heat stroke as temperatures and humidity rise this week. “One of the most important things to remember is to drink lots of water,” advises Jill Steen, the Health Unit’s Population Health Program Coordinator. When temperatures […]

  • Farmers urged to claim bunkhouse inspection fee refund

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 14, 2007 – Local farmers who coughed up a $120 fee to cover bunkhouse inspections are being urged by the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit to come in and get a $45 refund. On Dec. 19, 2006, Norfolk County approved a $120 user fee for bunkhouse inspections, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The fee was […]

  • Health Unit Offers Tips For Cold Weather

    SIMCOE, ONT., JAN. 26, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is warning people to be careful during cold snaps and offers some tips on how to handle frosty changes in temperature.The following precautions should be taken in cold weather: Plan ahead. Keep up with weather forecasts. Limit your outside activity during extremely cold weather. Wear […]

  • Avoid injury shovelling snow, Health Unit cautions

    SIMCOE, DEC. 7 – With the first major snowfalls taking place this week, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is urging people to be careful when shovelling. “Shovelling snow can be quite dangerous, so it’s important to do it safely,” said Joanne Alessi, Injury Prevention Coordinator at the Health Unit. “Every winter, people hurt themselves shovelling, whether […]