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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
September Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

October 1, 2018

Subject:

September Media Relations Recap Report

August Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

45

Interview Requests

21

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

24

September 2018 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

Story Source

September 2018 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

8

Blackburn

11

CBC

7

CBC – Radio Canada

1

CTV

7

St. Clair College

1

Windsor Star

5

windsorite.ca

5

TOTAL

45

News Release and Media Advisories

Date Type Headline Response

September 4, 2018

Heat Warning

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Issues Extended Heat Warning

2 Stories Reported

September 5, 2018

News Release

Vote for Health: Municipal Candidates Asked to Share Their Views on Local Health Issues

1 Story Reported

September 14, 2018

News Release

Death Related to West Nile Virus Confirmed

5 Stories Reported

September 18, 2018

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting

3 Stories Reported

September 19, 2018

News Release

Students in Senior Kindergarten to Grade 5 with Incomplete Immunization Records Suspended from School Today

9 Stories Reported

September 20, 2018

News Release

Register for the Screen-Free Meal Time Challenge today!

0 Stories Reported

September 21, 2018

News Release

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Confirms Selection of New Medical Officer of Health and Chief Executive Officer

3 Stories Reported

September 24, 2018

News Release

Windsor-Essex Joins World Rabies Day Activities By Offering Low-Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinics

3 Stories Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Publish Date

Title

September 10, 2018

Health Unit Looks For Feedback From Municipal Candidates

September 14, 2018

Windsor-Essex Resident Dies Of The West Nile Virus

September 18, 2018

Lynn Martin - 10AM – Immunization Deadline In Windsor

September 19, 2018

Parents Pack Health Unit To Update Immunization

September 24, 2018

A New Medical Officer Of Health For Windsor-Essex

September 25, 2018

Questions Remain Ahead of Pot Legalization

Note: Two requests from AM 800 do not have a reported story. The station chose not to broadcast the stories.

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

September 2, 2018

No swimming recommended at three local beaches this week

September 4, 2018

Stifling heat prompts extended heat warning

September 10, 2018

Suicide Awareness Raised In Windsor-Essex

September 12, 2018

No Swimming At Four Recommended At Four Local Beaches This Week

September 14, 2018

West Nile virus claims local victim

September 14, 2018

Hep A Scare In Michigan Prompts Vaccination Clinic In Windsor

September 14, 2018

Walk Promotes Suicide Prevention One Step At A Time

September 19, 2018

School Suspensions Start Today For Kids Who Are Not Vaccinated

September 20, 2018

Health Unit Seeks To Clear The Air On Weed Guidelines

September 23, 2018

Health Unit Make Top Executive Positions Permanent

September 25, 2018

Veterinarians Offer Low Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinics

CBC News

Publish Date

Title

September 4, 2018

Windsor's heat warning extended to Wednesday

September 10, 2018

Mosquito Trap Tests Positive For West Nile Virus In Chatham-Kent

September 17, 2018

Meet The People Running For Council In Windsor

September 21, 2018

Swimmers Beware, More Warnings For West Belle River Beach Than Others

September 19, 2018

578 Students In Windsor-Essex Suspended Due To Incomplete Immunization Records

September 21, 2018

8 Opioid-Related Deaths In Windsor-Essex January To March This Year

Note: We were unable to conduct an interview for one of the requests from CBC.

CBC - Radio Canada (French)

Publish Date

Title

September 19, 2018

Vaccination : près de 600 élèves suspendus dans Windsor-Essex

CTV News

Publish Date

Title

September 13, 2018

Time running out for parents to update immunization records

September 14, 2018

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Confirms Death Related To West Nile Virus

September 14, 2018

Mosquitoes From Chatham-Kent Trap Test Positive For West Nile Virus

September 19, 2018

Over 500 Windsor-Essex Students Suspended Due To Incomplete Immunization Records

September 21, 2018

More Questions Than Answers About Legalized Marijuana

September 24, 2018

Used Needle Found By Students At Windsor School

September 28, 2018

Some Windsor-Essex Vets Offering Low-Cost Rabies Vaccine Clinics

Windsor Star

Publish Date Title

September 16, 2018

First Local West Nile Death Of The Year Confirmed

September 19, 2018

Hundreds Of Students Suspended For Incomplete Immunization Records

September 20, 2018

Students Discover Discarded Syringe In Schoolyard

September 24, 2018

$30 Rabies Shots Available For Dogs, Cats On World Rabies Day

Note: We were unable to comment on one interview request since it was outside the scope of public health.

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

September 13, 2018

Final Weekend Beach Report: Swimming Not Recommended Four Local Beaches

September 14, 2018

One Person Dies From West Nile Virus

September 14, 2018

Health Unit Holding Hepatitis A Vaccination Clinic For Those Who Attended The Michigan Renaissance Festival

September 19, 2018

Over 500 Students Suspended For Incomplete Immunization Records

September 21, 2018

News Medical Officer Of Health And Chief Executive Officer Chosen To Lead Health Unit

Note: The request from St. Clair College will not appear in their student media channels until October.

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