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

  • HNHU Offers Tips to Stay Cool This Summer

    May 30th, 2018- SIMCOE, ON- With the arrival of summer comes an increase in outdoor temperatures and humidex values. The Haldimand-Norfolk Heath Unit (HNHU) would like to remind the public of tips on how to beat the heat and stay cool, as well as to check in on family and friends who may be more […]

  • Winter Weather Reminder from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit

    Simcoe, ON. December 13, 2017 With winter weather hitting the area, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding the public to protect themselves from colder temperatures. In temperatures of -15°C or colder, unprotected skin can freeze in less than 30 minutes and the risk of developing hypothermia is high.  However, while everyone is at risk to […]

  • A Cold Weather Precautions Reminder

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 5, 2015 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding residents to take cold weather precautions as much of Ontario is set to experience consecutive days of fairly low temperatures for the first time this winter. In temperatures of -15°C or colder, unprotected skin can freeze in less than 30 minutes and the risk […]

  • Health Unit Warns Public of Cold Weather Precautions

    SIMCOE, JANUARY 2, 2014 — With predicted wind chill temperatures reaching below -25°C today and into tomorrow the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is warning residents to take precautions. Everyone is at risk during very cold weather. In temperatures of -15°C or colder, unprotected skin can freeze in less than 30 minutes and the risk of developing […]

  • Lake Erie Drinking Water Taste and Odour Concerns

    SIMCOE SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 – Norfolk County residents that receive water from the Port Dover and Port Rowan Drinking Water Treatment Plants may notice a musty/earthy taste or odour in their drinking water. Taste and odour episodes are a natural phenomenon caused by seasonal biological changes in the source water, which produces odour-causing chemical compounds, called […]