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

  • Pathways for People Announces Family Day Trail Walk in Backus Woods

    SIMCOE, FEBRUARY 15, 2017 – Are you looking for some free family fun on the long weekend in February? Pathways for People volunteers are heading to Backus to check out some of the woodlot trails on Sunday, February 19th at 2pm. You should come too. “Each time we organize one of these walks, we find […]

  • Changing prenatal landscape leads to changes at Health Unit

    SIMCOE, FEBRUARY 9, 2017– The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit will no longer be offering prenatal and postnatal care nurse practitioner services as of April 2nd. Introduced in 2002, the nurse practitioner’s role in public health was created in response to a gap in healthcare in rural communities. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit employed one nurse practitioner to […]

  • Another Rabid Stray Cat Found Near Caledonia

    SIMCOE, ONTARIO February 7th , 2017 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) was notified by Hamilton Public Health Services of another stray cat that has tested positive for rabies. Similar to the incident last August, the cat was found in an area of Hamilton very close to Caledonia in Haldimand County. Further investigation is now […]

  • Menu Labelling Bill in Effect January 1st, 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5th, 2017 SIMCOE, ONTARIO– You might have noticed calories popping up on restaurant menus over the past few months. The New Year officially brings the implementation of the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 (Bill 45). This act requires all large chain food premises with 20 or more locations in Ontario to […]