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

  • Health and Social Services corrects internal privacy issue

    June 22, 2020, Simcoe, ON – Haldimand-Norfolk Health and Social Services has identified and corrected an internal privacy issue regarding individuals who took a COVID-19 test prior to May 19, 2020. Security access on a file containing names, health card numbers and test results was inadvertently made broader than required, allowing a small number of […]

  • COVID-19 claims life of migrant worker

    June 21, 2020, Simcoe, ON – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has been notified that a migrant worker who had been in intensive care with COVID-19 has died. Medical Officer of Health Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, a member of the Catholic clergy, and Health Unit staff visited workers at the farm last night to personally deliver the […]

  • Update: Outbreak of COVID-19 at Scotlynn Group farm

    June 19, 2020, Simcoe, ON – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit continues to respond to an outbreak of COVID-19 at a Scotlynn Group farm. The outbreak began in the last week of May, and at that time, the people affected by the outbreak were tested for COVID-19. As part of the outbreak response, some individuals were […]

  • Haldimand and Norfolk move to second stage of Province’s re-opening plan

    June 15, 2020, Simcoe, ON – As of this Friday, Haldimand and Norfolk Counties will be joining much of the rest of Ontario in the Province’s second stage of re-opening, the Premier announced today. The change means that municipal beaches and piers in Haldimand and Norfolk will re-open this weekend. For information regarding beaches at […]

  • Norview Lodge staff member tests positive for COVID-19

    June 13, 2020, Simcoe, ON – One staff member at Norview Lodge has tested positive for COVID-19. The staff member is not working at the facility and is currently in self-isolation at home. There are no residents currently sick with COVID-19. Residents are being self-isolated in their rooms, where they are also receiving all meals. […]