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

  • 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 […]

  • Health Unit Offers Tips For Cold Weather

    SIMCOE, ONT., JAN. 26, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is warning people to be careful during cold snaps and offers some tips on how to handle frosty changes in temperature.The following precautions should be taken in cold weather: Plan ahead. Keep up with weather forecasts. Limit your outside activity during extremely cold weather. Wear […]

  • Quit-smoking contest offers chance to get healthy and win a car

    SIMCOE, JAN. 26, 2007 – If you can quit smoking for one month, you could win a 2007 Acura CSX automobile. That’s the grand prize offered in this year’s “Driven to Quit Challenge” being promoted by the Canadian Cancer Society and the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit. The cancer society, which is urging people to “kick butt […]