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

  • 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 […]

  • Positive Changes Coming to Haldimand and Norfolk EarlyON Child and Family Centres

    Simcoe, ON. October 16th, 2018- Haldimand and Norfolk Health and Social Services (HNHSS) will be partnering with Haldimand-Norfolk REACH and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation to deliver EarlyON Child and Family Centre programs and services across Haldimand and Norfolk counties. H-N REACH will be responsible for delivering EarlyON Child and Family Centre […]

  • Pathways for People celebrations continue with trail walk in Waterford

    SIMCOE, OCTOBER 15, 2018 – The festivities to celebrate ten years of Norfolk Pathways for People will include a trail walk in Waterford and a visit to the Waterford Heritage and Agricultural Museum. The walk will start at the west end of Nichol Street, beside the old silos, and will end at the museum for […]

  • HNHU Launches Adventures in Breastfeeding: Your Support Matters

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIMCOE, September 28th, 2018- The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) has partnered with the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, Community Health Team to celebrate National Breastfeeding Week October 1st to 7th. For 2018, the theme is “Breastfeeding: Your Support Matters” –a recognition that breastfeeding requires teamwork and support from family, friends, […]

  • Lyme Disease Activity in Haldimand and Norfolk

    Simcoe, ON – September 27th 2018. With notification of the first human case of Lyme disease in Norfolk County in 2018, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) is reminding the public to take precautions to protect themselves from ticks. To date, the HNHU has collected 72 deer ticks from areas in Haldimand and Norfolk counties through […]