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

  • Rabies clinics and vouchers available in May

    SIMCOE, ON, APRIL 27, 2007 – Residents in Haldimand and Norfolk counties are being urged to get their pets vaccinated against rabies in May, which is rabies awareness month. Clinics are being held throughout Norfolk, while in Haldimand vouchers can be obtained to visit local veterinarians.“The law requires that every cat or dog over three […]

  • Student “tombstone” tobacco demonstration cancelled

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 26, 2007 – Two student-led demonstrations scheduled for this Wednesday (March 28) to alert teens to the devastating impact of tobacco use have been cancelled. The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit’s Youth Action Alliance (YAA) had planned to erect 44 tombstone replicas at Simcoe Composite School and Holy Trinity Catholic High School but the […]

  • Local student “tombstone” demonstration to target “big tobacco”

    SIMCOE, ON, MARCH 22, 2007 – Students at Simcoe Composite School and Holy Trinity Catholic High School will be greeted by a rather grave scene as they arrive for classes this Wednesday (March 28). Forty-four tombstone replicas will be placed outside each school at about 8 a.m. to represent the number of people in Ontario […]

  • 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 […]