A Windsor-Essex County (WEC) resident has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This marks the first clinically diagnosed and lab-confirmed human case for 2020 in our region.
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The WECHU has received a report that individuals, positive for COVID-19 attended these locations while infectious. The WECHU is identifying close contacts of the positive cases through contact tracing efforts, and will notify close contacts directly to provide further direction.
The following statement can be attributed to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):
As a key component of the Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy, the health unit and other partners have released a “Request for Expressions of Interest” for a space to house an eventual Consumption and Treatment Services site.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 infecting a student at St. Clair College.
Windsor-Essex County has entered Stage 3 of the provincial reopening plan.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is releasing the Safe Return to School – A Public Health Toolkit for Windsor and Essex County on the website. The 41-page resource provides eight steps for ensuring safe school operations in September during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) received a report late Thursday that an employee of the Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill, located at 6675 Tecumseh Road East in Windsor, has tested positive for COVID-19.
The City of Windsor is taking part in an initiative to test local wastewater for evidence of the COVID-19 virus, which could help provide an early indicator if cases are increasing in the community.
Public health units across Southwestern Ontario are working together to manage a recent surge of COVID-19 cases across a broad band of Low German speaking communities in Southwestern Ontario. The Health Units are actively managing cases and conducting extensive contact tracing to limit further spread of COVID-19.