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Welcome to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit!

Public health programs keep our community healthy by promoting improved health, preventing disease and injury, controlling threats to human life and function, and facilitating social conditions to ensure equal opportunity in attaining health for all.

Our Health Unit, in partnership with other agencies and health care providers, seeks to enable all Windsor and Essex County residents to be as healthy as possible.

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Board of Health

The Board of Health is the governing body that oversees delivery of Mandatory Programs and Service Guidelines set by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care and Ministry of Children and Youth Services under the Health Protection and Promotion Act legislated by the Government of Ontario. On behalf of the Board of Health, the CEO and Acting Medical Officer of Health administers the public health programs and services in agreement with the Mission and Vision of our Health Unit.


Effective July 1, 2019, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit postings for Request for Solutions and other procurements will be advertised and available for electronic download from Biddingo or Merx. Biddingo and Merx are online portals for bid distribution by public sector organization for buyers and suppliers. The Health Unit’s webpage will still be up and running with current postings for your reference.

Hub 33

Hub 33 is a group of like-minded agencies here to serve Leamington residents and our neighbours, in one convenient location.