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

  • Local Business Ordered Closed

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) performed an inspection on November 17th, 2022, at Fancy Face – Fancy It Up, located at 250 Owen St., in the Town of Simcoe after internal surveillance efforts resulted in a compliance inspection. The Ontario Ministry of Health requires that Public Health Units investigate and publicly disclose information regarding Infection […]

  • With Cases Detected Locally, the HNHU Raises Awareness about Avian Flu

      With cases present in the region, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding the public to be aware of the dangers of avian flu. Avian influenza (AI), commonly known as “bird flu,” is a type “A” influenza virus that can infect domesticated and wild birds, including:   chickens turkeys pheasants quail ducks geese guinea fowl […]

  • HNHU reminds residents to vaccinate pets against rabies

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding area residents to vaccinate their pets and avoid contact with wild animals this summer, to prevent the spread of the rabies virus.   Rabies is spread through the saliva of an infected animal by a bite or scratch and is fatal if left untreated. Any mammal can be infected […]

  • HNHU Issues Heat Warning for Haldimand and Norfolk

    SIMCOE, July 2, 2020– The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health is issuing a Heat Warning for Haldimand and Norfolk counties. A Heat Warning is issued when two consecutive days are forecasted to have a daytime high temperature of 31°C or higher and a nighttime temperature of 20°C or higher or when two consecutive […]