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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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  • Update to Health Unit’s Statistics webpage

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is updating the vaccine section of the ‘Additional Daily Statistics’ webpage. The change will shift the data presented from the vaccination coverage rates for the 18 years and older population to the vaccination coverage rates for populations 12 and older. Users of the webpage will note a decrease in coverage rates […]

  • COVID-19 Homebound Vaccination Program

    As part of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit offers a mobile homebound service for individuals aged 12+ currently experiencing difficulties leaving their homes. The homebound vaccination team includes two health professionals who will visit individuals in their homes to administer the first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. This service is […]

  • Community Vaccine Update September 7, 2021

    Vaccine doses administered so far: > 132,000 Number of people completely vaccinated: Nearly 60,000 second doses administered. Proportion of local population 18+ with at least one dose: 80.3% Proportion of local population 18+ fully vaccinated: 74.4%   Status updates: The Health Unit and its partners have now administered over 132,000 doses of vaccine. 74.4% of […]

  • Haldimand-Norfolk Board of Health appoints Dr. Matt Strauss as new Acting Medical Officer of Health

    The Haldimand-Norfolk Board of Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Matt Strauss as the Acting Medical Officer of Health. Dr. Strauss is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Queen’s University and previously an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University. He has practiced as an Intensivist / Internist and Medical Director of Critical Care […]