SIMCOE October 28th, 2016 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) will soon be suspending students that are not up to date on immunizations. Under the Immunization of Schools Pupils Act, students born in 2008 and 2009 may be suspended if the HNHU has not received the information requested. One of the following must be reported for […]
Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.
SIMCOE, September 10, 2014 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding parents that every child going to school must be immunized and provide proof of immunization against serious and potentially life-threatening diseases. According to Ontario law, children need to have proof of immunization against meningococcal disease, whooping cough and chicken pox, as well as the […]
SIMCOE, JANUARY 20, 2014 – If you missed getting your HPV vaccination in Grade 8 or did not finish all three does you can still get it for free. HPV or Human Papillomavirus is a common virus that affects both males and females. Some HPV types can cause genital warts, and certain types of cancer. […]