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Each year, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit reports to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services on several key performance indicators. These indicators ensure accountability and transparency to the public.

Achievements of the indicator targets are a central part of the WECHU’s core business. The following table provides a snapshot of the WECHU’s year-end status for indicators.

Indicator TARGET ACTUAL
% high risk food premises inspected once every 4 months while in operation 100 99.20%
% of moderate-risk food premises inspected once every 6 months while in operation 100 99.70%
% Class A pools inspected while in operation 100 100.00%
% high-risk Small Drinking Water Systems inspections completed for those that are due for re-inspection 100 100.00%
% of public spas inspected while in operation 100 92.90%
% of personal services settings inspected annually 100 99.80%
% of suspected rabies exposures reported with investigation initiated within one day of public health unit notification 100 85.30%
% confirmed gonorrhea cases where initiation of follow-up started within 2 business days 100 99.00%
% confirmed iGAS cases where initiation of follow-up started same day as receipt of lab confirmation of a positive case 100 94.10%
% of salmonellosis cases where one or more risk factor(s) other than "Unknown" was entered into iPHIS 82.00% 79.20%
% of confirmed gonorrhea cases treated according to recommended Ontario treatment guidelines 100 60.00%
% of HPV vaccine waste that is stored/administered by the public health unit monitoring 0.71%
% of influenza vaccine waste that is stored/administered by the public health unit 0.20% 6.60%
% of refrigerators storing publicly funded vaccines that have received a completed routine annual cold chain inspection 100% 99.70%
% of school-aged children who have completed immunizations for hepatitis B monitoring 72.50%
% of school-aged children who have completed immunizations for HPV monitoring 59.70%
% of school-aged children who have completed immunizations for meningococcus monitoring 81.00%
% tobacco retailers inspected for compliance with Section 3 of the Smoke Free Ontario Act (SFOA) 100.00% 100.00%
Baby Friendly Initiative Status (category) advanced advanced
% of youth (ages 12-18) who have never smoked a whole cigarette N/A N/A
Fall Related Emergency Visits (Adults 65+) N/A N/A
Low Risk Drinking Guidelines N/A N/A
% of population (19+) that exceeds the Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines N/A N/A
% of tobacco venders in compliance with youth access legislation at the time of last inspection 95.11% 90.00%
% of secondary schools inspected once per year for compliance with section 10 of the (SFOA) 100.00% 100.00%
% of tobacco retailers inspected for compliance with display, handling and promotion sections of the SFOA 100.00% 100.00%
Oral health assessment and Surveillance: % of schools screened 100.00% 100.00%
Oral health assessment and Surveillance: % of all JK, SK, and grade 2 students screened in all publically funded schools 100.00% 100.00%
Implementation status of NutriSTEP Preschool Screen advanced advanced
% of conclusive and complete postpartum screens 80.00% 97.40%
% of postpartum families identified with risk who receive an IDA contact from the health unit 80.00% 68.00%
% of screened popstpartum families confirmed with risk 10.00% 3.80%