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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
October Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

November 5, 2018

Subject:

October Media Relations Recap Report

October Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

56

Interview Requests

27

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

29

October 2018 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

Story Source

October 2018 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

12

Blackburn

9

CBC

10

CBC – London

1

CBC – Radio Canada

2

CTV

4

Newswire

1

OurWindsor.ca

2

Rivertown Times

1

St. Clair College

1

Windsor Star

8

windsorite.ca

5

TOTAL

56

News Release and Media Advisories

Date Type Headline Response

October 4, 2018

News Release

Health Unit Launches Cannabis Use Prevention and Safety Campaign

6 Stories Reported

October 5, 2018

News Release

Vote for Health: Municipal Candidates Views on Local Health Issues

1 Story Reported

October 11, 2018

Media Advisory

Oral Health Workshop - A Tale of Two Countries: Access to Oral Health Care in Canada and the U.S.A.

2 Stories Reported

October 12, 2018

Media Advisory

Potassium Iodide (KI) Pill Distribution to Start in Secondary Zone

4 Stories Reported

October 15, 2018

News Release

Potassium Iodide (KI) Pill Distribution to Start in Secondary Zone

4 Stories Reported

October 17, 2018

News Release

Supervised Injection Services - What Do You Think?

5 Stories Reported

October 17, 2018

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting at Essex Office - October 2018

3 Stories Reported

October 18, 2018

News Release

Local Workplaces Recognized for Commitment to Employee Health and Wellness

0 Stories Reported

October 19, 2018

Media Advisory

Free Parent Information Event during National Teen Driver Safety Week

2 Stories Reported

October 23, 2018

News Release

Protecting Ontarians with Revitalized Smoke-free Ontario Act 2017

5 Stories Reported

October 24, 2018

News Release

It’s Flu Season! Lower Your Risk, Get Immunized.

3 Stories Reported

October 26, 2018

News Release

Food System Community Conversation

1 Story Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Publish Date

Title

October 3, 2018

City Councillor Questions Health Unit Over Restaurant Closure

October 4, 2018

Local Medical Officer Of Health Defends Health Inspectors

October 4, 2018

Health Unit Wants To Answer Your Questions About Pot

October 15, 2018

Health Professional Emphasize Need For More Dental Care For Adults And Seniors

October 15, 2018

Health Unit Preparing For Legal Weed

October 15, 2018

Windsor Essex Residents To Get Radiation Protection

October 18, 2018

Are Supervised Injection Sites Needed In Windsor-Essex?

October 18, 2018

Health Unit Recommends Windsor-Essex Say No To Retail Pot Stores

October 22, 2018

Health Unit Approves 2019 Budget Increase

October 23, 2018

Stern Message For Parents Of Teen Drivers

October 25, 2018

Smoking Banned From All City Rec Centres

October 29, 2018

WECHU Wants You To Be Prepared For Flu Season

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

October 4, 2018

Union Local Providing 600 Area Families With Thanksgiving Dinner

October 7, 2018

Health Unit Wants To Answer Your Questions About Legal Cannabis

October 8, 2018

Local Candidates Prioritize Local Health Spending In Survey

October 11, 2018

Cannabis information cards being sent to your home

October 15, 2018

KI Pill Distribution Now Expanded

October 15, 2018

Radioactive Prevention Pills To Start Across Windsor-Essex & Chatham-Kent

October 17, 2018

What Do You Think Of Supervised Injection Sites

October 25, 2018

Stricter Smoking Rules Outside Recreational Facilities

October 27, 2018

WRH Prepared For this Flu Season; Are You?

CBC News

(CBC London and CBC Radio-Canada are included in this list)

Publish Date

Title

October 4, 2018

Have A History Of Mental Illness? Pregnant? Avoid Cannabis Altogether, Says Health Unit

October 4, 2018

3 Highlights From Windsor's 1st All-Candidate Mayoral Debate

October 15, 2018

Health Unit Taking Requests For Potassium Iodide Pills This Week

October 17, 2018

Heath Unit Community Survey On Supervised Consumption Site Now Open

October 19, 2018

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Recommends Opting Out Of Private Retail Pot

October 25, 2018

Full Smoking Ban Outside All Public And Private Recreation Facilities

October 28, 2018

Quebecers indifferent to dangers of radon, need to protect their homes, expert warns

Note: Six requests (not listed) from CBC did not result in a reported story that mentioned the Health Unit

CTV News

Publish Date

Title

October 4, 2018

Cannabis Use Prevention And Safety Campaign Launched By Health Unit

October 17, 2018

Anti-Radiation Pill Distribution Begins In Secondary Zone For Windsor-Essex

October 18, 2018

Health Unit Wants Feedback On Supervised Injection Services

October 31, 2018

Feedback wanted on Windsor-Essex food system

Newswire

Publish Date Title

October 3, 2018

CUPE City Workers Team up With Windsor-Essex Food Bank To Deliver Thanksgiving Dinner

OurWindsor.ca

Publish Date Title

October 18, 2018

Windsor Police Join Community Partners During National Teen Driver Safety Week

October 24, 2018

Windsor Recreational Properties Now Completely Smoke Free

Rivertown Times

Publish Date Title

October 15, 2018

Are You Prepared? Sign up to request your Potassium Iodide (KI) pills

Windsor Star

Publish Date Title

October 9, 2018

Four-Plant Limit Won't Limit Giant Pot Harvests, Local Grower Shows

October 12, 2018

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Survey Finds Adults' Oral Health Worse Than Children

October 15, 2018

Essex County Residents Can Obtain Pills To Protect Against Radiation In Nuclear Disaster

October 18, 2018

Health Unit Asks Windsor For 5 Percent Increase, Payne Objects

October 23, 2018

Teens Driving High Should Concern Parents, Health Unit Says

October 25, 2018

Blanket Smoking Ban Outside City Recreation Buildings Applies To Spits Games

October 25, 2018

Health Unit Urging People To Get Flu Shots

October 25, 2018

Windsor Spitfire Fans React To New Smoking Ban At WFCU Centre

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

October 4, 2018

Local Health Unit Launches Cannabis Use Prevention and Safety Campaign

October 5, 2018

Local Municipal Candidates Offer Views on Health Issues

October 15, 2018

Potassium Iodide Pill Distribution To Start For Windsor And Essex County Wednesday

October 17, 2018

Health Unit Wants To Know What You Think Of Supervised Injection Services

October 24, 2018

All Recreational Properties Now Completely Smoke Free

Note: The request from St. Clair College did not result in a publicly available reported story.

The following individuals contributed to this report: Jennifer Jershy and Michael Janisse