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

  • 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 […]

  • Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit Provides Update on Sharps Kiosk Program

    Simcoe, ON November 19th, 2018. In response to reports of needles and other sharps, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) Harm Reduction team installed nine sharps disposal kiosks throughout Haldimand and Norfolk counties earlier this year. The program is part of a harm reduction strategy to reduce the number of needles and syringes found discarded in […]

  • What the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit wants you to know about cannabis legalization

    SIMCOE, ON October 17th, 2018. The federal government has legalized recreational cannabis. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) wants to ensure the public knows what this means locally. While recreational cannabis is now legal for adults, it is still illegal in Ontario for anyone under 19 to purchase, possess or use recreational cannabis. “Legal doesn’t mean […]