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

  • Two Haldimand Horses Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

    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, […]

  • West Nile Positive Mosquitoes for the First Time in Five Years

    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 […]

  • Celebrating ten years of Norfolk Pathways for People

    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 […]