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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 […]

  • Vapour Products

    Vapes • Vape Pens • E-cigarettes • E-hookahs Vaporizers are battery operated devices that change a liquid mix of chemicals, also known as e-liquid, into a vapour that can be inhaled. Vapes are also known as e-cigarettes, e-cigs, e-hookahs, vape pens, mods, tank systems and electronic nicotine delivery systems. Vapes are made to resemble pens, […]

  • Health Unit offering online, in-person prenatal classes

    May 22 – It’s now easier than ever to take part in free prenatal classes with the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit. In addition to in-person sessions, expecting parents can now enjoy online classes as they prepare for their new arrival. This is a web-based, mobile-friendly program that includes audio voiceover, closed captioning, videos, quizzes, and more […]