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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
January 2020 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

February, 2020

Subject:

January Media Relations Recap Report

January Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

59

Interview Requests

30

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

24
Requests for Information 5

January 2020 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

January 2020 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Media Outlet

Number of Requests/Stories

AM 800

11

Blackburn

7

CBC

14

CBC Radio-Canada

2

Chatham Daily News

1

CTV

6

Harrow News

1

St. Clair College/Mediaplex

3

St. Thomas Time-Journal

1

Strathroy Age Dispatch

1

Sudbury Star

1

The London Free Press

1

Toronto Star

1

Windsor Star

8

Yahoo News

1

TOTAL

59

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

January 8, 2020

News Release

First Confirmed Influenza Death in Windsor and Essex County

6 Stories Reported

January 8, 2020

News Release

Boil Water Advisory Issued for All Users of the Wheatley Water System

4 Stories Reported

January 11, 2020

News Release

Boil Water Advisory Rescinded - Wheatley Water System

2 Stories Reported

January 14, 2020

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting

8 Stories Reported

January 16, 2020

News Release

Are You Prepared? Potassium Iodide (KI) Pill Pick Up Sessions

5 Stories Reported

January 20, 2020

News Release

Start Your Quit Story this National Non-Smoking Week

1 Story Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Publish Date

Title

January 2, 2020

Increased Demand For Naloxone Says Local Pharmacist

January 8, 2020

First Confirmed Flu Death In Windsor-Essex

January 8, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts Of Wheatley And Leamington

January 9, 2020

First Flu Death Confirmed This Season In Windsor-Essex

January 9, 2020

Student Immunization Deadline Approaching

January 16, 2020

Local Health Unit Making KI Pills Available

January 16, 2020

Pick-Up Sessions Planned For Windsor-Essex Residents To Get Anti-Radiation Pills

January 17, 2020

Local Health Unit Wants To Make Pilot Project Permanent

January 26, 2020

Radon Study Could Result In New Building Code For Essex County

January 31, 2020

Coronavirus Risk Remains Low In Windsor-Essex

January 17, 2020

The Dan MacDonald Show - Breastfeeding Is On The Decline

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

January 7, 2020

Respiratory Illness Prompts Local Hospitals To Enact Visitor Restrictions

January 8, 2020

First Flu Death Confirmed In Windsor-Essex

January 8, 2020

Tilbury Area Boil Water Advisory Remains In Place, New One Issued For Wheatley

January 17, 2020

Health Unit Raising Radon Awareness

January 19, 2020

Breastfeeding Rates Remain Low In Windsor-Essex

January 20, 2020

KI Pill Available For Pick-Up In Windsor And Leamington

January 28, 2020

Catholic Board Responds To Coronavirus

CBC News

Note: Digital stories were not available for five of CBC’s requests.

Publish Date

Title

January 8, 2020

Hospitals In Windsor-Essex Being Strained By Spike In Flu-Related Illness

January 8, 2020

Hospitals In Windsor-Essex Being Strained By Spike In Flu-Related Illness

January 8, 2020

First Flu-Related Death In Windsor Area Confirmed By Health Unit

January 8, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Expanded To All Wheatley Water System Users

January 12, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Wheatley Water System Cancelled

January 14, 2020

How Windsor-Essex Would React To A Nuclear Emergency In Michigan

January 16, 2020

False Alarm Triggers Demand For KI Pills In Windsor Essex

January 17, 2020

Breastfeeding Rates Continuing To Decline, According To WECHU Report

January 20, 2020

A 2-Month Wait To Fix His 2 Front Teeth: The Problem With The Ontario Seniors Dental Program

Chatham Daily News

Publish Date

Title

January 15, 2020

CK Public Health Adding Voices To Its Submission On Amalgamating Health Units

CTV Windsor News

Note: Digital stories were not available for one of CTV’s requests.

Publish Date

Title

January 8, 2020

First Flu Death Confirmed This Season In Windsor-Essex

January 16, 2020

Pick-Up Sessions Planned For Windsor-Essex Residents To Get Anti-Radiation Pills

January 17, 2020

Residents, Businesses And Schools Encouraged To Test For Radon

January 23, 2020

Windsor-Essex Residents Pick Up KI Pills

January 28, 2020

High Number Of KI Pills Picked Up By Windsor-Essex Residents

The London Free Press

Publish Date

Title

January 1, 2020

More Than 47,000 Naloxone Kits Handed Out By Pharmacies in Region

St. Thomas Times-Journal

Publish Date

Title

January 1, 2020

More Than 47,000 Naloxone Kits Handed Out By Pharmacies in Region

Strathroy Age Dispatch

Publish Date

Title

January 1, 2020

More Than 47,000 Naloxone Kits Handed Out By Pharmacies in Region

Sudbury Star

Publish Date

Title

January 1, 2020

More Than 47,000 Naloxone Kits Handed Out By Pharmacies in Region

Windsor Star

Note: Digital stories were not available for one of Windsor Star’s requests.

Publish Date Title

January 7, 2020

Local ERs Cope With 'Surge' In Flu, Respiratory Cases

January 8, 2020

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Confirms Region's First Flu Death Of The Season

January 9, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Users On Wheatley Water System

January 16, 2020

Percentage Of Local Moms Breastfeeding Drops To 16.3 At Six Months

January 22, 2020

Thousands Of Local Homes Likely Have Dangerous Radon Levels: 'You've Got To Test For It'

January 20, 2020

Health Units Promote National-Non-Smoking Week With Interactive Web Page

January 23, 2020

Medical Officer Of Health Talks About Opioids Awareness

January 27, 2020

Windsor Regional Hospital Remains Vigilant With Coronavirus Protocols

January 12, 2020

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Wheatley Water System Cancelled

Note: Digital stories were not available for CBC Radio-Canada (2), Harrow News (1), St. Clair College/Mediaplex (3), or the Toronto Star (1). 

The following individuals contributed to this report: Jennifer Jershy, Marc Tortola, and Michael Janisse.