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

  • Media Advisory – Media Kit for Harm Reduction May 2017

    Harm Reduction Harm reduction strategies focus on reducing the harmful consequences of drug use and other risky behaviours that effect a person’s health. Harm reduction strategies recognize the difficulties associated with drug addiction and that avoiding drugs may not be realistic for everyone. These strategies are community-based, user-driven, non-judgmental, and address the way individuals may […]

  • The Influenza Season has arrived in Haldimand and Norfolk

      SIMCOE, November 14, 2016 – The health unit’s Infection Control Practitioner Stacey Guthrie states “our first lab confirmed case of influenza A has been reported for this flu season”. If people have not been vaccinated for influenza, now is the time. Individuals seeking protection should contact their family doctor, visit a local pharmacy or […]

  • Flu Season Coming – HNHU Reminds Everyone to Get the Flu Shot

    SIMCOE October 26, 2016  Every year, millions of Canadians catch the flu. If you are hoping to avoid the flu bug this year, roll up your sleeve. Flu shots are available through your healthcare provider, local pharmacy or by appointment through the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit. The influenza virus changes from year to year so a […]

  • 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 […]