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Meeting Document Type: 
Information Report
June 2019 Media Relations Recap

Prepared By:

Communications Department

Date:

July 4, 2019

Subject:

June Media Relations Recap Report

June Media Coverage

Total Media Coverage

64

Interview Requests

27

Mentions (In the news without direct interviews)

35
Requests for Information 2

June 2019 Media Relations Recap - Media Coverage

June 2019 Media Relations Recap - Story Source

Media Coverage

Outlet

Number of Stories

AM 800

15

Blackburn News

8

CBC News

11

CBC Radio One

1

CTV Windsor

14

St. Thomas Times Journal

1

Windsor Star

10

windsorite.ca

4

TOTAL

64

News Release, Media Advisories and Media Statements

Date Type Headline Response

June 7, 2019

News Release

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Supports School Gardens To Promote Healthy Eating To Students

0 Stories Reported

June 10, 2019

News Release

WECHU Water is your One-Stop App to Find Water in Windsor and Essex County

5 Stories Reported

June 11, 2019

News Release

Beach Water Test Results Available June 12

4 Stories Reported

June 13, 2019

News Release

Mosquito Trap Reveals One Aedes Albopictus

4 Stories Reported

June 17, 2019

News Release

Working Toward Wellness Luncheon – Managing Opioids in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know!

0 Stories Reported

June 18, 2019

Media Advisory

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

5 Stories Reported

June 24, 2019

Media Advisory

Working Toward Wellness Luncheon – Managing Opioids in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know!

4 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

June 6, 2019

Video: Local MPP Calls On Province To Open More Safe Injection Sites

June 12, 2019

New Health Unit App Makes Accessing Water Easier

June 12, 2019

Health Unit Issues Beach Testing Results

June 13, 2019

Asian Tiger Mosquito Found In Windsor

June 19, 2019

Opioid Deaths Up Sharply But No Clear Solution At Hand

June 20, 2019

No Swimming At Four Area Beaches This Weekend

June 21, 2019

Health Unit Wants To Eliminate Vaping, Smoking And Cannabis At More Public Places

June 24, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit To Extend Vaccination Deadline

June 26, 2019

Beaches: Two Local Beaches Unsafe For Swimming

June 27, 2019

Community Members Encouraged To Carry Naloxone Kits

June 27, 2019

Health Unit Offers Tips To Beat The Heat

June 27, 2019

First Heat Warning Of The Season For Windsor-Essex

June 27, 2019

Lynn Martin - You Are Being Asked To Carry Naloxone…Would You Carry It?

June 28, 2019

Foot Care Clinics In Windsor-Essex Suspended

Blackburn News

Publish Date

Title

June 6, 2019

Opioid Crisis Must Be Declared Public Health Emergency, Say MPP

June 10, 2019

Health Unit Helping You Keep Cool With A Water App

June 12, 2019

Beach Water Quality Reports Have Started For The Summer

June 13, 2019

Surveillance Turns Up Mosquito That Can Carry Zika Virus

June 17, 2019

Health Minister Suggests Windsor Not Lose Hope On Safe Injection Site

June 19, 2019

Warnings Posted At Three Windsor Area Beaches

June 25, 2019

One Local Beach Remains Closed And Two Are Not Recommended For Swimming

June 28, 2019

Health Unit Suspends Operations Of Three Foot Care Clinics

CBC News

(also includes Radio-Canada)

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

Publish Date

Title

June 5, 2019

Can You Be Charged With Possession If You're In An Illegal Overdose Prevention Site

June 10, 2019

Web Tool Provides Map Of Water Fountains, Splash Pads In Windsor-Essex

June 15, 2019

Erosion Closes Holiday Beach, 6 Metres Of Beachfront Lost In 6 Months

June 17, 2019

Few Beach Closure Due To Bacteria Levels - But What Does That Mean?

June 19, 2019

‘We See One Or Two Patients A Week': Windsor-Essex Opioid Deaths Surpass Previous Records

June 19, 2019

Warnings Posted For 3 Windsor-Essex Beaches, None Closed

June 21, 2019

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Has Issued 20 Youth Vaping Fines Since April

June 25, 2019

WECHU Says Seacliff, Mettawas Beach Unsafe - But Isn't Closing Them

June 26, 2019

Identifying Strategies To Help Employees With Substance Abuse Problems

June 28, 2019

Three Foot Care Clinics Suspended After Infection Prevention Breach

CTV Windsor News

Publish Date

Title

June 5, 2019

Ontario Government Reducing Funding For Safe Injection Site

June 7, 2019

Windsor MPP Calling On Province To Approve More Safe Injection Sites

June 12, 2019

One Windsor-Essex Beach Closed To Swimmers

June 13, 2019

Windsor-Essex Trap Catches Mosquito Known To Transmit Zika

June 19, 2019

Public Health Ontario Reports 48 Opioid-Related Deaths In Windsor-Essex In 2018

June 19, 2019

Opioid Crisis In Windsor-Essex (see 5m30s)

June 20, 2019

Holiday Beach Closed And Warning Issued For Three Other Windsor-Essex Beaches

June 20, 2019

Opioid Prescriptions Highest In Erie St. Clair LHIN

June 21, 2019

Health Unit Looks To Limit Smoking And Vaping Spaces

June 24, 2019

Deadlines Extended For Grade 7 Immunizations

June 26, 2019

Health Unit Helping Employers Become More Educated On Opioids

June 27, 2019

First Heat Warning This Year Issued For Windsor-Essex And Chatham-Kent

June 28, 2019

Infection Risk Identified Causing Suspension Of Essex County Foot Care Clinics

June 28, 2019

Three Essex County Beaches Closed To Swimming Over Canada Day Long Weekend

St. Thomas Times Journal

Publish Date Title

June 20, 2019

Too Early To Say' How Mega-Merger Will Affect City, Say Health Unit's Chief Executive

Windsor Star

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

Publish Date Title

June 5, 2019

Jarvis: No Time To Wait For Safe Injection Site

June 6, 2019

Opioid Crisis Causes Decline Of Life Expectancy In Parts Of Southwestern Ontario

June 10, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Launches Water Services App

June 18, 2019

Windsor Man Fears Explosion Of Mosquitoes From Water Along Railway

June 19, 2019

Windsor-Essex County Sees Record Number Of Opioid Deaths In 2018

June 21, 2019

Two Windsor-Essex Beaches Unsafe For Swimming On First Weekend Of Summer

June 27, 2019

First Heat Warning Of The Season Issued For Windsor-Essex

June 28, 2019

Windsor-Essex Health Unit Shuts Down Local Foot Care Clinics Over Infection Control Practices

Windsorite.ca

Publish Date Title

June 10, 2019

Health Unit Launches New Website To Find Water In Windsor And Essex County

June 12, 2019

Weekly Beach Reports Return For The Summer

June 13, 2019

Mosquito Trap Finds One Aedes Albopictus

June 28, 2019

Multiple Breaches In Infection Prevention And Control Practices Found At Foot Care Clinics

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