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

  • Avoid suspension by keeping kids’ vaccination records up to date

    Vaccinations save lives! “Vaccination provides a critical line of defense against diseases that in the past caused serious illness, and sometimes death,” says Medical Officer of Health Shanker Nesathurai. “By getting vaccinated, you’re not only protecting yourself and your children, but those for whom vaccination is not an option.” That includes the very young, elderly, […]

  • Health Unit launches youth vaping prevention campaign

    Oct. 24, 2019 – The Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit, in collaboration with 16 public health units, is launching a youth vaping prevention campaign called “Use Your Instincts”. The campaign highlights the harms of vaping with unique visuals and messages urging youth to “use their instincts” and trust facts when deciding whether to vape or not. […]