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

  • 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 […]

  • Burger stand ordered to close

    SIMCOE, JULY 25, 2013 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has taken the unusual step of requesting a Court Order be issued to a food premise on the outskirts of Caledonia. The hamburger stand located on provincially owned lands on Argyle Street South at Highway 6 in Caledonia was ordered closed on July 12th under the […]

  • Community group seeking input on food security plans – Haldimand

    SIMCOE, JUNE 11, 2013 – If we want our communities to be healthy and vibrant, an important step is ensuring that people living in the area have enough healthy food to eat. This statement may seem quite simple and logical, but making it a reality can be a challenge. According to the most recent local […]