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

  • Health Unit youth group launches cigarette butt cleanup

    SIMCOE, ON, July 18, 2007 – A Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit youth group dedicated to “clearing up Big Tobacco for this generation and the next” is launching a campaign to combat the littering of beaches and other public areas with cigarette butts. On Wednesday, Aug. 1, the 10 teenage “peer leaders” comprising Fresh Heir, the Haldimand-Norfolk […]

  • Heat Alert Issued for Haldimand and Norfolk

    SIMCOE, AUG. 2, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit issued a heat alert for the two counties today. “As long as this hot spell continues, people need to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illness,” warned Glen Steen, the Health Unit’s Healthy Environment Program Coordinator. “One of the most important things to remember is to […]

  • Health Unit offers hot weather tips

    SIMCOE, ON, JUNE 26, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is cautioning people to take precautions against heat exhaustion and heat stroke as temperatures and humidity rise this week. “One of the most important things to remember is to drink lots of water,” advises Jill Steen, the Health Unit’s Population Health Program Coordinator. When temperatures […]

  • Health Unit warns of phoney water inspector

    COMMUNITY ALERT SIMCOE, ON, JUNE 12, 2007 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is warning residents to beware of someone misrepresenting himself as a Health Unit water inspector. “We have been notified that in Simcoe and surrounding area there is a water treatment company making phone calls claiming to be from the Health Unit,” said Glen […]

  • Health Unit offers help for preschoolers with speech/hearing problems (Norfolk)

    SIMCOE, ON, MAY 17, 2007 – The wait time for a preschooler to see a speech-language pathologist in Haldimand and Norfolk counties has been slashed dramatically over the past decade to about half the provincial average. That’s one of the “biggest achievements” cited by the Haldimand-Norfolk Preschool Speech and Language Program as it celebrates Speech […]