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

  • Tobacco-free message to be promoted at baseball tourneys

    SIMCOE, ON, AUG. 1, 2008 – Baseball tournaments taking place in Oneida and Hagersville on Saturday, Aug. 9, will contain a tobacco-free message for the young athletes. Fresh Heir, a youth-led group from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, is partnering with tournament organizers to educate youth about the dangers of tobacco use and how it impacts […]

  • Library, Health Unit team up to help children read

    SIMCOE, ON, JUNE 16, 2008 – A special package of children’s books geared to developing language and literacy skills in preschoolers in now available in the public libraries of Haldimand and Norfolk Counties thanks to a joint initiative with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Preschool Speech and Language Program. “Speech and Language Team members created a […]

  • School events focus on safe choices re alcohol and other drugs

    NOTE: Media are invited to attend any of the schools listed below to cover or photograph these events. SIMCOE, ON, MAY 1, 2008 – The Haldimand and Norfolk Drug Awareness Committee is hosting a series of “Safe Grad” events at high schools in May to emphasize safe choices in the use of alcohol and other […]

  • Sowing the Seeds – Harvesting Readers

    SIMCOE, ON,APRIL 7, 2008- A celebration took place at the Greens at Renton on Saturday, March 29. On the course, the sun was shining and birds sang spring’s praises. But inside the conference center, the newly formed Haldimand Norfolk Literacy Team was setting up to welcome participants to the Sowing the Seeds – Harvesting Readers […]

  • Dental health deteriorating in Haldimand and Norfolk

    SIMCOE, ON, APRIL 4, 2008 – We seem to be losing the battle for good dental health in Haldimand and Norfolk Counties, despite an extensive child screening process and dental health promotional programs. The deteriorating state of dental health in the two counties is outlined in a Dental Health Report released today by the Haldimand-Norfolk […]