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

  • HNHU Issues Heat Warning

    SIMCOE, July 5, 2019 – With daytime maximum temperatures expected to rise into the low 30s with a humidex values near 40 expected this afternoon, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health is issuing a Heat Warning for the residents and visitors of Haldimand and Norfolk counties. A Heat Warning is issued when two […]

  • 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 […]