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

  • HNHU Commends Norfolk County’s Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces By-Law

    SIMCOE, ON FEBRUARY 15th, 2018 The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) would like to applaud the upcoming enactment of a Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces bylaw in Norfolk County.  The bylaw will help protect residents from second hand smoke above and beyond the baseline protection the Smoke-Free Ontario Act offers. Starting May 1st, 2018, the by-law will: Prohibit […]

  • Local youth bring the HEAT to Parliament Hill

              From left to right: Nicole Stone, Kristen Forsyth, Brendan Francis-Cope, Albin Jung, Grace McFarland, Lauren Driver and Callie Anderson from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit joined more than 100 youth from across Ontario at a Freeze the Industry rally on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill. The November 9 event supported Bill S-5, which […]

  • Health Unit Commemorates National Non-Smoking Week

    January 17th, 2017 CALEDONIA, ON  – January 15th to 21st, 2017 is National Non-Smoking Week. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) is commemorating National Non-Smoking Week by encouraging local individuals who smoke to quit. The HNHU offers support and resources to help individuals who smoke in their quit attempts. These include: STOP Smoking Workshop: Adults (18+) […]

  • Celebrating 10 Years of Smoke-Free Ontario

    SIMCOE, June 1, 2016 WHAT: Youth volunteers are celebrating the 10th anniversary Smoke-Free Ontario (SFO). The event will include a variety of games such as Zorb racing, giant Jenga and human checkers, all supporting the theme of “beating tobacco at their own games”. WHO: The Health Education and Advocacy Team, a youth volunteer group with […]