Simcoe, ON Sept. 26th, 2018 The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) has identified six human cases of West Nile virus within the region. There was one death reported as a result of the virus in the area. In 2017, there was one confirmed West Nile virus human case in the Haldimand and Norfolk area. Most recent […]
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Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.
SIMCOE- August 15, 2018- Two horses in the Dunnville area have tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis virus earlier this month after showing neurological symptoms. Reports indicate that both horses were not vaccinated against the virus. Although the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has not had a report of a horse positive for the virus since 2009, […]
August 1st, 2018 Simcoe, ON The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU) has recorded its first batch of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus in five years. These positive mosquitoes came from one of the HNHU’s mosquito traps located in Simcoe. Mosquito trapping is done as part of the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s West Nile Program to […]
JULY 3rd, 2018 Simcoe, ON – Working with community partners and volunteers is a huge asset for the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit (HNHU). Ten years of dedicated engagement with Norfolk Pathways for People, a community coalition that advocates for the development and improvement of connected pathways, is worth celebrating. Encouraging healthy, active living has long been […]
Houghton Public School and St. Frances Cabrini receive Gold Standing for OPHEA’s Healthy Schools Certification
June 19th, 2018, Simcoe, ON Two local schools, Houghton Public School in Langton and St. Frances Cabrini in Delhi, are both raising banners after achieving gold status in OPHEA’s Healthy Schools Certification program for the 2017/2018 school year. The Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (OPHEA) Healthy School Certification recognizes and celebrates school communities for […]