Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit

Leaders in Rural Health

We provide programs, events and clinics on…

  • Healthy eating and active living
  • Heart health and cancer risk reduction
  • Injury prevention, including substance misuse prevention
  • Smoke-free living
  • Birth control, pregnancy tests, Pap tests, sexuality counselling
  • HIV/STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing/treatment
  • Workplace wellness

We support families with…

  • Telephone contact by a Public Health Nurse after delivery of baby
  • Healthy Babies, Healthy Children home visiting program
  • Well Baby and Breastfeeding Drop-In
  • Parenting support
  • Preconception (before pregnancy) information
  • Prenatal classes and fairs
  • Dental screening, Children In Need Of Treatment (CINOT)  dental program
  • Speech services for preschool children 0-5 years
  • Youth services

We are in the community providing…

  • Health promotion in schools
  • Infection control in institutions, immunization programs and services
  • Enforcement of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
  • Substance misuse prevention
  • Workplace health promotion
  • Control of infectious diseases/outbreaks
  • Safe food handling: education, inspection and enforcement
  • Health hazard investigations and emergency response
  • Inspection of institutions and migrant farm workers’ housing
  • Rabies investigation program
  • Safe drinking, recreational water quality and water testing
  • Reports on the health status of our community
  • Healthy environments in schools, workplaces
  • Access to healthy foods

For further information…

Please visit the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit Website.