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

  • First Rabid Raccoon Found in Norfolk County

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 24th, 2018– The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) was notified yesterday by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry that a raccoon from just north of Simcoe has tested positive for rabies.  While there has been widespread rabies activity within areas of Haldimand County since the raccoon rabies outbreak began in 2015, this is […]

  • Evacuation order lifted

    Norfolk County Control Group / 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 […]