The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is working to protect the health and safety of our community with our health system partners and the Ministry of Health.

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Please note: This page is updated quarterly.
Information current as of February 28, 2022.

Initiatives

 

Contact Tracing

On Track

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Maintained case and contact management throughout the second and third waves of COVID-19, within internal surge capacity processes.
  • All initial calls to positive cases made within 24 hours.
  • Responded to and managed outbreaks within workplaces, long term care and retirement homes, schools and daycares and other congregate settings as necessary.

 

Next Actions/Milestones

  • Continue to identify and manage cases of COVID-19 and outbreaks as they occur and until the pandemic is officially declared over.

 

 

Migrant Worker Support

On Track

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Reviewed and approved isolation plans for farmers totaling more than 4000 workers.
  • Managing positive cases of COVID among Migrant Farm Workers and outbreak management support for farms as necessary.

 

Next Actions/Milestones

  • Continue to review and approve isolation plans for Migrant Farm Workers to allow for safe arrival and quarantine.
  • Respond to positive cases and outbreaks as necessary. Will be ongoing until pandemic is declared over.

 

 

Vaccination Roll-Out

On Track

 

Key Accomplishments

  • Established the Haldimand Norfolk Vaccine Task Force with partners from the local hospitals, health care sector and primary care.
  • Established 3 mass vaccination centres at Norfolk General Hospital, Delhi Arena and Cayuga Arena.
  • Transition the Cayuga site to the “hockey hub” model to increase vaccination capacity to more than 1000 doses per day.
  • Established pop up clinics at workplaces and other sites within Haldimand and Norfolk to meet increasing demand. Continue to roll out vaccination program as per provincial regulations.

 

Next Milestones

  • Vaccination program continues with a focus on 3rd dose boosters and paediatric vaccinations as per provincial direction.
  • As of January 31, 2022, 77.5% of Haldimand & Norfolk residents ages 5 years and older have received 2 doses of vaccine, 3.9% have received one dose and 18.6% remain unvaccinated. 49.6% of residents 18 years and older have received 3 doses.