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Category: Infection Control

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

  • Influenza has arrived in Haldimand Norfolk

    SIMCOE, DECEMBER 5, 2013 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has reported its first influenza case of the season. “We received notification of one laboratory confirmed case of Influenza A,” reported Health Unit’s Infection Control Practitioner Stacey Guthrie. The flu has officially arrived and people who have not been vaccinated should contact their family doctor, visit […]

  • Baby Boomers encouraged to get tested for Hepatitis C

    SIMCOE, JULY 19, 2013 – Public health officials are encouraging local adults born between 1945 and 1965 – the baby boom generation – to get screened for the hepatitis C virus. While anyone can get hepatitis C, baby boomers are five times more likely to be infected with the virus than other Canadians. The reason […]

  • Is your teen due for a boost? Health Unit offering vaccine clinics at high schools

    SIMCOE, FEBRUARY 5, 2013 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will be offering a series of immunization clinics in February at each of the local high schools to help ensure that all students are up-to-date with their shots. Upon entering elementary school, students typically have received immunizations against tetanus, diphtheria, measles, mumps, rubella (German measles) and […]