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

  • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit joins Ontario’s Heat Warning Information System

    June 14 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has joined the province’s Heat Warning and Information System for dealing with heat events during the summer.   The evidence-based system will make it easier to understand when a Heat Warning will be declared, and make the criteria for declaring a warning common across multiple geographic regions.   […]

  • Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit designated Baby-Friendly

    June 14 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has been designated Baby-Friendly by the Breastfeeding Committee for Canada.   The designation is awarded to community health services and hospitals that protect, promote and support breastfeeding by implementing the WHO/UNICEF Baby-Friendly Initiative.    The award recognizes the work Health Unit staff do to help women successfully initiate […]

  • Squeaky Wheel returns for second ride

      Simcoe, ON June 5, 2019 – Working for a personal injury law firm, the folks at BachmannLaw in Simcoe often see clients with devastating brain injuries. So in 2013, they began to offer free bike helmets to local children and adult riders. “A lot of times, you see parents out riding bikes with their […]

  • Starting in 2019, HNHU to Post Inspection Results Online

    Simcoe, ON Dec. 19th, 2018 –Starting in 2019, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) will be posting online the inspection results for the premises inspected by public health. These premises include: Food premises (restaurants, food stores, food trucks and more) Public pools and spas Day care centres Tobacco vendors Personal service settings (tattoo shops, nail/hair salons, […]

  • Flu Arrives in Haldimand and Norfolk

    SIMCOE, November 30th, 2018. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) reports that we have received our first confirmed cases of influenza for this season. Our first confirmed case was received on Nov. 28th, 2018, followed by our second confirmed case on Nov. 29th, 2018. The HNHU would like to remind everyone that the flu shot is […]