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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
July 2019 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

August 7, 2019

Subject:

July Media Relations Recap Report

July Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

75

Interview Requests

25

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

44
Requests for Information 6

July 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

July 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

15

Blackburn News

15

Cape Breton Post

1

CBC

16

CTV

14

The Woodstock Sentinel

1

Toronto Star

1

WDET (Detroit Radio)

1

Windsor Star

9

Yahoo News

2

TOTAL

75

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

July 17, 2019

Media Advisory

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting

7 Stories Reported

July 30, 2019

News Release

Infection Prevention and Control Lapse Identified at Two Foot Care Clinics

5 Stories Reported

Stories Reported by the Media

AM 800

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

Publish Date

Title

July 4, 2019

Swimming Off Limits At Two Area Beaches

July 9, 2019

Local Health Unit Shuts Down Two Beaches

July 11, 2019

New Treatment Program In Windsor To Focus On Root Cause Of Addiction

July 17, 2019

Two Local Beaches Unsafe For Swimming

July 18, 2019

Health Unit Advises Limiting Outdoor Time In Extreme Heat

July 18, 2019

Health Unit Eyes Possibility Of Safe Injection Site

July 24, 2019

Drug Overdose Alert Issued In Windsor-Essex

July 24, 2019

The Afternoon News - Overdose Cases Spike In Windsor

July 26, 2019

One Beach Posted Unsafe For Swimming

July 26, 2019

Annual BBQ Reminds Of Hepatitis Dangers In Windsor-Essex

July 30, 2019

Health Unit Suspends Two More Foot Care Clinics

July 31, 2019

Five Local Beaches Not Recommended For Swimming

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

July 4, 2019

Lots Of Open Beaches For Swimming During This Heat Wave

July 9, 2019

Three Windsor Area Beaches Closed

July 11, 2019

New Addiction Recovery Model Launches In Windsor

July 12, 2019

Local Beaches Reopen After Bacteria Count Drops

July 16, 2019

This Could Be A Nasty Flu Season

July 16, 2019

Six Of Nine Local Beaches Waiting For You To Cool Off

July 17, 2019

Heat Records Could Fall Friday

July 18, 2019

Caution Advised Ahead Of Sweltering Heat

July 18, 2019

Health Unit Survey Shows Support For Safe Injection Site In Windsor

July 24, 2019

Overdose Alert Issued For Windsor Area

July 24, 2019

Sandpoint Beach Unsafe For Swimming

July 26, 2019

Heat Warning Issued

July 29, 2019

Foot Care Clinic Doing Happy Dance Over Its New Beginning

July 30, 2019

Two More Foot Care Clinics Shut Down Over Infection Control

July 31, 2019

Bacteria Warnings Posted At Five Windsor Area Beaches

Cape Breton Post

Publish Date

Title

July 17, 2019

Letter To The Editor: Pro Fluoridation Doctors Fail To Reassure

CBC News

(also includes Radio-Canada)

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

Publish Date

Title

July 4, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At Mettawas Beach Again

July 10, 2019

E. Coli Levels Close Colchester And Mettawas Beaches

July 17, 2019

Warnings Posted At Two Beaches, None Closed

July 19, 2019

Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent Brace For Extreme Heat, Experts Recommend Steps To Stay Safe

July 18, 2019

Supervised Injection Sites Get Majority Support In Health Unit's Public Survey

July 19, 2019

'It's A Bit Tricky': Meteorologist Says Environment Canada Issued Heat Warnings Too Soon

July 19, 2019

'Do It The Proper Ways': Windsor Overdose Prevention Society Submits Non-Profit Status Application

July 25, 2019

It Take Us Away From The Other Patients': Meth Use Resource Shortages For Health Officials

July 24, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Issues Alert Following 20 Drug-Related Hospital Visits

July 24, 2019

No Beaches Closed, One Warning Posted For Windsor-Essex

July 26, 2019

(Update to Previous Article) Supervised Injection Sites Get Majority Support In Health Unit's Public Survey

July 29, 2019

Foot Care Clinic Reopens After Infection Prevention Breach

July 30, 2019

More Foot Care Clinics Suspended For Infection Prevention Breaches

July 31, 2019

Swimming Not Recommended At 5 Area Beaches

CTV Windsor News

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

Publish Date

Title

July 4, 2019

Mettawas Beach Closed To Swimming After Water Testing

July 5, 2019

Rise In Deaths Related To Potent Opioid Carfentanil: Medical Officials

July 10, 2019

Three Beaches Closed, One Listed As Unsafe For Swimming

July 11, 2019

Downtown Windsor Community Collaborative Launches Trauma-Based Addiction Treatment Effort

July 17, 2019

Cedar Island Beach And Mettawas Beach Are Unsafe For Swimming

July 18, 2019

Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent Brace For Hottest Weekend Of Year

July 19, 2019

Strong Support Shown For Safe Injection Site In Windsor-Essex: Survey

July 24, 2019

Alert Issued In Windsor-Essex Over High Number Of Overdoses

July 25, 2019

Sandpoint Beach Unsafe For Swimming, Almost All Other Windsor-Essex Beaches Open

July 30, 2019

WECHU Suspends Leamington Foot Care Clinics

July 31, 2019

5 Beaches Unsafe For Swimming In Windsor-Essex: Health Unit

The Woodstock Sentinel

Publish Date Title

July 26, 2019

Southwestern Public Health Issues First Year-End Report

Windsor Star

Publish Date Title

July 2, 2019

No Relief From Wet Heat In Windsor-Essex This Week

July 18, 2019

Three Local Beaches Deemed Unsafe

July 18, 2019

Heat Wave Poised To Break Record; Windsor Adds Night Swimming

July 19, 2019

Health Unit Study Reveals Most Windsorites Support A Safe Injection Site

July 24, 2019

Health Unit Issues Alert After Spike In Windsor-Essex Drug Overdoses

July 25, 2019

Number Of Hepatitis C Cases Growing In Windsor-Essex

July 26, 2019

Health Unit Issues No-Swimming Warning For City's Sandpoint Beach

July 30, 2019

Local Health Unit Suspends More Foot Clinics In Windsor-Essex Due To Improper Health And Safety Practices

July 31, 2019

Beaches Rate Poorly With High Bacteria Counts

Yahoo News

Publish Date Title

July 19, 2019

It's A Bit Tricky': Meteorologist Says Environment Canada Issued Heat Warnings Too Soon

July 19, 2019

Do It The Proper Ways': Windsor Overdose Prevention Society Submits Non-Profit Status Application

Note: Digital stories were not available for the Toronto Star and WDET (Detroit).

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