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Category: Immunization

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

  • Health Unit Offering Vaccine Clinics in High Schools

    SIMCOE, February 8, 2016 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will be offering a series of immunization clinics in late February and early March at each of the local high schools to help ensure that all students are up-to-date with their mandatory shots. Before starting school, Ontario law requires students to receive the Adacel vaccine, which […]

  • Update on Measles Activity in Haldimand

    SIMCOE, MARCH 19, 2015- In light of recent media reports and public inquiries, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit would like to clarify that the confirmed case of measles reported yesterday is in fact a resident of Hamilton working in the Nanticoke area.  Currently, there are no confirmed cases of measles that reside in Haldimand or Norfolk. […]

  • Send Your Kids Back to School with their Vaccines Up to Date

    SIMCOE, September 10, 2014 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding parents that every child going to school must be immunized and provide proof of immunization against serious and potentially life-threatening diseases. According to Ontario law, children need to have proof of immunization against meningococcal disease, whooping cough and chicken pox, as well as the […]

  • Health Unit says It’s Not Too Late to Get the Flu Shot

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 10, 2014 – The flu vaccine is safe and the best way to keep you and the people around you healthy during the flu season. The flu vaccine is available at doctor’s offices and is also available for those five and older through pharmacists. “We are also encouraging people from ages 6 months […]