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

  • Power Outage Food Safety Tips

    SIMCOE, March 8, 2017 – As damaging winds have resulted in numerous power outages throughout the area, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is once again reminding homeowners and operators of food premises that power outages can pose a threat to the safety of food supplies. Without electrical power, refrigerators and freezers will lose the ability to […]

  • Food Vendor Conviction is a Reminder of Health Unit Notification Requirements

    SIMCOE, APRIL 17, 2015 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) has successfully charged an out-of-area special event food vendor for failing to notify the Medical Officer of Health of their intention to commence operation of a food premise in Norfolk County. This vendor was found operating at the Port Dover Friday the 13th event in […]

  • HNHU Reminds Public of Power Outage Safety Tips

    SIMCOE, DECEMBER 23, 2013 – As hydro is restored to residents after this weekend’s weather the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding homeowners and operators of food premises that power outages can pose a threat to the safety of food supplies. Without electrical power, refrigerators and freezers will lose the ability to store foods at safe […]

  • Caledonia burger stand reopens after addressing health violations

    SIMCOE, OCTOBER 11, 2013 – A highly-publicized Caledonia burger stand has received the green light from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit to reopen for business. Public health officials allowed the premise located at Highway 6 and Argyle Street South in Caledonia to re-open on Thursday after an inspection confirmed the health hazards that had led to […]

  • Diners advised to avoid burger stand until health concerns addressed

    SIMCOE, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 – Although the burger stand on the outskirts of Caledonia at Highway 6 and Argyle Street South may be open for business, public health officials are advising people to take their business elsewhere. A visit by public health inspectors earlier this summer revealed that the stand was operating without potable water […]