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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
September 2019 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

October 2, 2019

Subject:

September 2019 Media Relations Recap Report

September Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

65

Interview Requests

28

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

32
Requests for Information 5

September 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

September 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

15

Blackburn

8

CBC

14

CTV

11

London Free Press

1

Mediaplex/St Clair College

1

TVO

1

Windsor Star

11

windsorite.ca

2

Yahoo News

1

TOTAL

65

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

September 10, 2019

News Release

Health Unit Issues Clarification on Upcoming Cannabis Cruise

9 Stories Reported

September 16, 2019

News Release

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed

6 Stories Reported

September 17, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting

1 Story Reported

September 27, 2019

News Release

Mosquito Activity And Surveillance Update

3 Stories Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Note: Digital stories were not available for three of AM 800’s requests.

Publish Date

Title

September 6, 2019

Two Beaches Not Recommended For Swimming

September 10, 2019

Cannabis Cruise Snuffed Out

September 10, 2019

Windsor Pot Cruise Cancelled After Health Unit Cites Possible Violations

September 11, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Two Windsor-Essex Beaches

September 16, 2019

First Local Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed

September 17, 2019

Boil Water Advisory In Essex

September 18, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Three Local Beaches

September 19, 2019

Deadly Mosquito Borne Encephalitis Disease Claims Three Michigan Lives

September 19, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Lifted In Parts Of Essex

September 20, 2019

Opioid-Related Deaths Spike In Windsor-Essex

September 27, 2019

Mosquito Capable Of Carrying Zika Virus Found In Windsor

September 27, 2019

Anti-Stigma Campaign Launches Interactive Display

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

September 6, 2019

An Early Flu Forecast For Windsor-Essex

September 11, 2019

Organizers Cancel Cannabis Cruise After Health Unit Issues Notice

September 16, 2019

Human Case Of West Nile Virus Detected

September 17, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Issued In Essex

September 19, 2019

Ontario Tracking Vaping Related Illnesses

September 19, 2019

Several Windsor-Essex Beaches Still Under Bacteria Warnings

September 19, 2019

Essex Boil Water Advisory Lifted

September 19, 2019

Health Unit To Consider Resolution To Ban Vaping

CBC News

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

Publish Date

Title

September 5, 2019

7 Months, 44,000 Needles Disposed Of In Sharps Bins In Windsor

September 5, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Two Windsor-Essex Beaches

September 10, 2019

Cannabis Cruise In Jeopardy Over Concerns With Provincial Smoking Rules, Says Organizer

September 10, 2019

Cannabis Cruise In Jeopardy Over Concerns With Provincial Smoking Rules, Says Organizer

September 19, 2019

22 People In Windsor-Essex Died From Opioid-Related Causes In First 3 Months Of 2019

September 16, 2019

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Confirms First Human Case Of West Nile Virus In 2019

September 18, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Three Windsor-Essex Beaches

September 20, 2019

More Consultations For Supervised Injection Site On The Way, Location Now Key Focus

September 27, 2019

Mosquito Capable Of Transmitting Zika Virus Found In Windsor Again

CTV Windsor News

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

Publish Date

Title

 

September 6, 2019

Two Beaches Not Recommended For Swimming

 

September 9, 2019

Windsor-Essex Residents Warned To Get Flu Shots Early

 

September 10, 2019

Windsor Pot Cruise Cancelled After Health Unit Cites Possible Violations

 

September 13, 2019

Windsor health officials and residents weigh in on the effects of vaping

 

September 16, 2019

First Human Case Of West Nile Virus This Year Confirmed In Windsor-Essex

 

September 19, 2019

Three Beaches Unsafe For Swimming In Windsor-Essex

 

September 20, 2019

Over 20 Opioid-Related Deaths Reported In Windsor-Essex In First 3 Months Of 2019

 

September 29, 2019

New Campaign Takes Aim At Windsor-Essex Opioid Crisis

 

September 27, 2019

Health Unit Warns Mosquitoes Still Thrive In Fall

 

London Free Press

Publish Date Title

September 19, 2019

Local Teen Suffers 'Severe Respiratory Illness' Link To Vaping: Health Officials

Windsor Star

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

Publish Date Title

September 3, 2019

Success Of Windsor's Sharps Program Shows Need For More Bins, Report Says

September 10, 2019

Health Unit Puts Kibosh On Cannabis Cruise

September 12, 2019

Mixed Reactions To U.S. Move To Ban Flavoured E-Cigarettes

September 13, 2019

Temporary Overdose Prevention Facility Within Sight

September 17, 2019

First Human Case Of West Nile Virus Reported In Windsor-Essex

September 19, 2019

Three Local Beaches Unsafe For Swimming

September 20, 2019

Local Health Unit On The Hunt For Supervised Injection Site Location

September 23, 2019

Thousands Of Windsorites Hit The Road For Open Streets

September 25, 2019

New Campaign Fights The Stigma Of Opioid Addiction In Windsor

September 20, 2019

Guest Column: The Fact Is: Supervised Consumption Sites Save Lives

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

September 10, 2019

Health Unit Says Smoking And Vaping Cannabis Not Permitted On Upcoming Cannabis Cruise

September 16, 2019

First Human Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed

Yahoo News

Publish Date Title

September 10, 2019

Upcoming Cannabis Cruise 'May Not Comply' With Provincial Smoking Rules, Says Windsor-Essex Health Unit

Note: Digital stories were not available for MediaPlex (St. Clair College) and TVO.

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