April 11, 2020, Simcoe, ON – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, in collaboration with Anson Place staff, continue to take steps to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Anson place is a both a long-term care facility and retirement home. As of April 11, the facility reported that 51 of its residents had tested positive for COVID-19. Thirteen […]
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Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.
Haldimand-Norfolk Medical Officer of Health issues statement on importance of continuing social distancing over long weekend
April 9, 2020, Simcoe, ON – Haldimand-Norfolk Medical Officer of Health Dr. Shanker Nesathurai issued the following statement today, on the importance of continuing COVID-19 containment measures such as physical distancing as the long weekend approaches: “These are extraordinary times. Nearly every aspect of our lives has changed and that change has been challenging, to […]
April 8, 2020, Simcoe, ON – Norfolk County is unique in many ways – one of which is we have one of the most significant and diverse agricultural industries in the Country. Additionally, Norfolk County sees more foreign agricultural workers enter it than any other jurisdictions. Though this is a strength to our community, during […]
The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding residents that all parks and playgrounds are closed as part of the province’s COVID-19 containment strategy. This includes parks owned by Norfolk and Haldimand counties, as well as private parks found in subdivisions. The closure also means people should stay out of the walkways and areas around storm water […]
Anson Place Care Centre The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit can confirm that a total of 37 residents of Anson Place long-term care facility and retirement home have tested positive for COVID-19. Among five recent deaths, four have been confirmed as being related to COVID-19. Additionally, 21 staff have tested positive. These individuals are not working at […]