The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) launched their active tick surveillance program on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
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This statement can be attributed to Theresa Marentette, CEO and Chief Nursing Officer:
WINDSOR, May 8, 2019 - This statement can be attributed to Theresa Marentette, CEO and Chief Nursing Officer:
Today, Public Health Ontario (PHO) released their Immunization Coverage Report for School Pupils in Ontario for the 2017–18 school year. This report highlights the percentage of school aged children who are adequately immunized against specific vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) at a point in time.
With the opening of Ontario’s first cannabis retail stores this month, and cannabis enthusiasts preparing for the first April 20th (4-20) celebration day since legalization, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has launched an education campaign for students and young adults aimed at lowering risk for negative health outcomes associated with using the newly legal product.
On Friday afternoon, the Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy (WECOSS) Leadership Committee released an online report that outlines key accomplishments that took place in 2018 after a full year of Strategy implementation.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is reminding the community that although the High School Student Suspension date of March 29 was cancelled due to the current labour disruption, it is important that we all continue to keep our immunization records up-to-date.
To date, approximately 1200 students born in 2001 and 2002 have incomplete immunization records with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is pleased to release the 2019 Living Wage calculations for Windsor and Essex County.