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

  • Suspension notices sent to 749 high school students

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 27, 2009 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit mailed out 749 suspension notices today to Haldimand and Norfolk secondary school students who failed to get booster-shot vaccinations required by Ontario law. “We’ve held free clinics at all of the schools and we’ve given ample advance warning through the schools and through the media […]

  • TB still a threat in Canada, Health Unit says

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 13, 2009 – Although Canada has one of the lowest rates of tuberculosis in the world, the disease is still a threat in this country, says the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit. “There is a new TB case every six hours in Canada,” noted Stacey Guthrie, a Public Health Nurse with the Communicable Disease […]

  • Rabies clinics and vouchers available in May

    SIMCOE, ON, APRIL 27, 2007 – Residents in Haldimand and Norfolk counties are being urged to get their pets vaccinated against rabies in May, which is rabies awareness month. Clinics are being held throughout Norfolk, while in Haldimand vouchers can be obtained to visit local veterinarians.“The law requires that every cat or dog over three […]