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

  • Farmers urged to claim bunkhouse inspection fee refund

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 14, 2007 – Local farmers who coughed up a $120 fee to cover bunkhouse inspections are being urged by the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit to come in and get a $45 refund. On Dec. 19, 2006, Norfolk County approved a $120 user fee for bunkhouse inspections, effective Jan. 1, 2007. The fee was […]

  • Health Unit launches healthy eating contest

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 2, 2007 – If you’ve got some good tips on how to cook up a fast but healthy meal, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit wants to hear from you. In conjunction with National Nutrition Month, The Health Unit is offering prizes and a chance to have your tips printed in local newspapers if […]

  • More entries urged as 134 residents join quit-smoking contest

    SIMCOE, ON, FEB. 16, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is urging local smokers to hurry up if they want to quit smoking and win a new car by entering the “Driven to Quit Challenge.” Deadline for the province-wide contest, jointly sponsored by Ontario’s Health Units and the Canadian Cancer Society, is Feb. 28. “We’re […]

  • Health Unit welcomes changes to Canada’s Food Guide

    SIMCOE, ONT., FEB. 06, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is welcoming the new 2007 version of Canada’s Food Guide, “Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide,” announced Monday by federal Health Minister Tony Clement. “This is the first revision since 1992 and it reflects new insights and the latest research into healthy eating,” said Kathy […]

  • Calendar helps parents prepare children for school

    SIMCOE, JAN. 31, 2007 – Parents with youngsters about to enter the school system have access to a new teaching aid, thanks to the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit and its partners. The 2007-2008 Kindergarten Ready, Set, Go Calendar is now available and provides helpful information, tips and activities parents can use to guide their children through […]