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Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.
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  • Community Vaccine Update for May 24, 2022

    Statistics for residents 5 and older Vaccine doses administered so far: 211,035 doses Number of people fully vaccinated: 67,407 Proportion of local population 5+ with at least 1 dose: 82.0% Proportion of local population 5+ fully vaccinated: 79.4%  Vaccine Eligibility Individuals who are 60 years of age and older, and Indigenous persons and their household members over the […]

  • Community Vaccine Update for May 9, 2022

    Statistics for residents 5 and older Vaccine doses administered so far: 208, 752 doses Number of people fully vaccinated: 67,369 Proportion of local population 5+ with at least 1 dose: 81.9% Proportion of local population 5+ fully vaccinated: 79.3%    Vaccine Eligibility Individuals who are 60 years of age and older and Indigenous persons and their household members […]

  • Influenza Arrives in Haldimand and Norfolk

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) reports that the first confirmed case of influenza for this season has been identified, the case was received on April 25, 2022.   The influenza virus, commonly known as the flu, spreads from an infected person through coughing or sneezing. The virus can live on hard surfaces for several hours and can […]

  • Community Vaccine Update for April 25, 2022

    Statistics for residents 5 and older   Vaccine doses administered so far: 205,368 doses Number of people fully vaccinated: 67,332 Proportion of local population 5+ with at least 1 dose: 81.9% Proportion of local population 5+ fully vaccinated: 79.2%   Vaccine Eligibility Individuals who are 60 years of age and older and Indigenous persons and their household members […]

  • With Cases Detected Locally, the HNHU Raises Awareness about Avian Flu

      With cases present in the region, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding the public to be aware of the dangers of avian flu. Avian influenza (AI), commonly known as “bird flu,” is a type “A” influenza virus that can infect domesticated and wild birds, including:   chickens turkeys pheasants quail ducks geese guinea fowl […]