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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
August 2019 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

September 6, 2019

Subject:

August Media Relations Recap Report

August Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

49

Interview Requests

14

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

30
Requests for Information 5

August 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

August 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

8

Blackburn News

7

CBC

10

CTV

10

Farmer’s Forum

1

Global News

1

Toronto Star

1

WDET (Detroit Radio)

2

Windsor Star

8

Windsorite.ca

1

TOTAL

49

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

August 6, 2019

News Release

Two Schools Receive Gold Status from OPHEA

3 Stories Reported

August 13, 2019

News Release

West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Pools Found

7 Stories Reported

August 14, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting

No Stories Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

Publish Date

Title

August 6, 2019

Two Windsor-Essex Schools Receive 'Healthy Schools' Certification

August 6, 2019

Boil Water Advisory Issued For Section Of Pelee Island

August 9, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Five Area Beaches This Week

August 13, 2019

West Nile Found In Windsor, Chatham-Kent

August 14, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At One Local Beach

August 22, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Three Area Beaches

August 27, 2019

More Mosquito Traps Test Positive For The West Nile Virus

August 28, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Five Area Beaches

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

August 6, 2019

Tough Times Demand Tough Decisions

August 8, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Five Local Beaches This Week

August 13, 2019

First Sign Of West Nile Virus Found In Windsor-Essex

August 13, 2019

Bacteria Warning At Colchester Beach

August 22, 2019

Warnings Up At Three Local Beaches This Week

August 27, 2019

More Signs Of West Nile Virus Found In Windsor Area

August 27, 2019

Labour Day Holiday Weekend Beach Warnings In Windsor Region

CBC News

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

Publish Date

Title

August 7, 2019

Why It Takes 2 Days For Us To Learn If Our Beaches Have E. Coli

August 9, 2019

Respiratory Outbreak At Leamington Care Home No Cause For Concern, Says Health Unit

August 13, 2019

Mosquitoes In Dresden, Windsor-Essex Test Positive For West Nile

August 14, 2019

No Beaches Closed This Week In Windsor-Essex

August 22, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Three Windsor-Essex Beaches

August 26, 2019

More Mosquito Traps Test Positive For West Nile In Dresden, Windsor

August 27, 2019

Foot Care Clinics Stop Operating After July Stop Work Order

August 28, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At 5 Windsor-Essex Beaches

CTV Windsor News

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

Publish Date

Title

 

August 6, 2019

Two Windsor-Essex School Receive 'Healthy Schools' Certification

 

August 7, 2019

Only A Handful Of Windsor-Essex Beaches Safe For Swimming: WECHU

 

August 9, 2019

High Bacteria Counts Make Swimming Unsafe At Many Windsor-Essex Beaches

 

August 9, 2019

Street Help Says Not To Blame For Squatters, Supports Safe Injection Sites

 

August 13, 2019

Mosquitoes In Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent Test Positive For West Nile Virus

 

August 14, 2019

Colchester Beach Unsafe For Swimming: Beach Report

 

August 21, 2019

Three Windsor-Essex Beaches Deemed Unsafe For Swimming

 

August 28, 2019

Dog Owner Sought After Woman Bitten In Remington Dog Park

 

Global News

Publish Date Title

August 25, 2019

Mosquitoes Are On The Move Due To Climate Change, And They Could Bring Diseases

Windsor Star

Publish Date Title

August 7, 2019

Windsor Schools Receive Gold Status In Ontario Health Certification Program

August 12, 2010

International Back To School Program Arrives In Windsor-Essex For First Year

August 14, 2019

Mosquito Pools Test Positive For First Signs Of West Nile Virus In Parts Of SW Ontario For 2019

August 19, 2019

Some Costs Going Up, But Windsor Dodges Big Hit From Province, Says Mayor

August 22, 2019

Three Local Beaches Unsafe For Swimming

August 23, 2019

Downtown Residents More Likely To Harm Themselves Than Rest Of Essex County

August 27, 2019

More Mosquito Traps Test Positive For West Nile Virus

August 28, 2019

Five Local Beaches Unsafe For Swimming

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

August 13, 2019

West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Pools Found

Note: Digital stories were not available for Farmer’s Forum, Toronto Star and WDET (Detroit).

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