Leaders in Rural Health

We provide programs, information 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, sexuality counselling
  • HIV/STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing/treatment
  • Workplace wellness
  • Immunization clinics

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
  • Dental Screening, Preventive clinics, Healthy Smiles Ontario dental program
  • Speech services for preschool children 0-5 years
  • Youth services

We are in the community providing and promoting…

  • Healthy Public Policies
  • Comprehensive School Health
  • Infection control in institutions, immunization programs and services
  • Enforcement of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
  • Control of infectious diseases/outbreaks
  • Safe food handling: education, inspection and enforcement
  • Health hazard investigations and emergency response
  • Inspection of day nurseries, personal service settings and migrant farm workers’ housing
  • Rabies investigation program
  • Safe drinking water, recreational water quality and water testing
  • Reports on the health status of our community
  • Healthy environments in schools, workplaces

For further information…

Please visit the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit Website.