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

  • Student “tombstone” tobacco demonstration cancelled

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 26, 2007 – Two student-led demonstrations scheduled for this Wednesday (March 28) to alert teens to the devastating impact of tobacco use have been cancelled. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Youth Action Alliance (YAA) had planned to erect 44 tombstone replicas at Simcoe Composite School and Holy Trinity Catholic High School but the […]

  • Local student “tombstone” demonstration to target “big tobacco”

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 22, 2007 – Students at Simcoe Composite School and Holy Trinity Catholic High School will be greeted by a rather grave scene as they arrive for classes this Wednesday (March 28). Forty-four tombstone replicas will be placed outside each school at about 8 a.m. to represent the number of people in Ontario […]

  • Farmers urged to claim bunkhouse inspection fee refund

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 14, 2007 – Local farmers who coughed up a $120 fee to cover bunkhouse inspections are being urged by the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit to come in and get a $45 refund. On Dec. 19, 2006, Norfolk County approved a $120 user fee for bunkhouse inspections, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The fee was […]

  • Health Unit launches healthy eating contest

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 2, 2007 – If you’ve got some good tips on how to cook up a fast but healthy meal, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit wants to hear from you. In conjunction with National Nutrition Month, The Health Unit is offering prizes and a chance to have your tips printed in local newspapers if […]

  • More entries urged as 134 residents join quit-smoking contest

    SIMCOE, ON, FEB. 16, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is urging local smokers to hurry up if they want to quit smoking and win a new car by entering the “Driven to Quit Challenge.” Deadline for the province-wide contest, jointly sponsored by Ontario’s Health Units and the Canadian Cancer Society, is Feb. 28. “We’re […]