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News Release: Improved Immunization Coverage for Windsor and Essex County Children and Youth

Published: 
Tuesday, May 7
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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.

News Release: Health Unit Launches Cannabis Safety Campaign for Young Adults

Published: 
Tuesday, April 16
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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.

News Release: Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy Leadership Committee First Annual Report Released

Published: 
Friday, April 12
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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.