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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) causes a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.  It has now been identified globally.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases for Haldimand-Norfolk  – Updated daily at 10:00 a.m. (Last updated, 04.09.2020)

Lab-confirmed, negative cases: 426

Lab-confirmed, positive cases:  119

Recovered: 12

Deaths:  11

Important numbers

Telehealth Ontario – For medical advice, you may contact Telehealth Ontario, a free, confidential service. A Registered Nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1-866-797-0000

Feeling Ill – If you feel ill, please consult your primary care provider

HNHU COVID-19 Hotline – For general inquiries regarding COVID-19, please call the HNHU COVID-19 hotline 519-426-6170        ext. 9999

Environmental Health Team hotline – For all COVID-19 inquiries related to or regarding Food Premises, Migrant Farms, Special Events, Personal Service Settings, Child Care Centers or Workplaces (non-health care setting) 519-426-6128

Telemedicine – In following social distancing recommendations in light of COVID-19, visits are available from the comfort of your own home at

Enforcement Hotline –  Help enforce public health orders meant to help contain the spread of COVID-19 519-428-8019

For urgent situations requiring immediate medical care, call 911

Price gouging – The Ontario government has issued an emergency order that retail businesses and individuals in Ontario cannot charge unfair prices for necessary goods.  Learn more –


New! How we report positive cases and deaths

Frequently asked questions related to COVID-19

Information for employers and employees

COVID-19 resources for farmers and farmworkers

COVID-19 Self-Monitor

COVID-19 Self-Isolation

Personal preparedness for COVID-19

How to protect yourself and your family

Orders issued by the Medical Officer of Health

Public Health and Social Services cancellations

How to keep healthy – both mentally and physically

Resources for home or business

Letter from Mayor Kristal Chopp, Chair of Board of Health

Media releases

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit reports 27 COVID-19 cases

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit launches COVID-19 enforcement hotline

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit update: COVID-19

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit announces plan for agricultural community during COVID-19 pandemic

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit confirms first death related to COVID-19

Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit confirms first case of COVID-19

Health and Social Services teams up with local partners to get groceries to housebound seniors

Returning travellers ordered to self-isolate inside residence

Medical Officer of Health orders all personal services settings closed

Statement from Medical Officer of Health re: Keeping seniors safe

Health and Social Services suspends some non-core services

Enhanced public health measures taken to contain spread of COVID-19: Cancellation of large gatherings, visiting restrictions at long-term care facilities ordered