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

  • Cinema Ads Challenge Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Kids

    SIMCOE, DEC. 12, 2006 – Local health officials are getting behind a cinema ad campaign that combats tobacco-industry marketing tactics aimed at kids. “Kids are bombarded every day by tobacco-industry tactics that include compensating movie stars to smoke on the big screen,” noted Erin Bellchamber of the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit. Bellchamber, a Health Promoter for […]

  • Avoid injury shovelling snow, Health Unit cautions

    SIMCOE, DEC. 7 – With the first major snowfalls taking place this week, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is urging people to be careful when shovelling. “Shovelling snow can be quite dangerous, so it’s important to do it safely,” said Joanne Alessi, Injury Prevention Coordinator at the Health Unit. “Every winter, people hurt themselves shovelling, whether […]