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This series of free educational webinars are hosted by experts on a variety of health-related topics. They are designed to help build employees’ and employers knowledge and skills, and promote health in the workplace and beyond.


Past webinars

To Sit or Not to Sit? That is the Question- June 21, 2017

Prolonged sitting has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and even death. Learn about the risks linked to prolonged sitting and how to avoid prolonged sitting at your workplaces.

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p44sywz34ll3/

You can also get a copy of the Frequently Asked Questions that were discussed during the presentation.


How Technology Hurts - April 26, 2017

Technology has changed over the last few decades. Join Melissa Statham, a Certified Canadian Professional Ergonomist from Occupational Health Clinics from Ontario Workers as she shares how technology has changed, the musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) linked to the use of new products, and what you can do to decrease your risk of developing MSDs. 

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p44sywz34ll3/


Take the Fight Out of Food- February 22, 2017

Join Alicia Chan, Public Health Nutritionist of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit as she shares the 3-Step approach to help you take the fight out of food.

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p87oq7jsmd4/


Reduce Your Holiday Stress - November 30, 2016

More joy, less stress this Holiday Season. Learn the ABC's of stress management, along with boundary setting, coping strategies and ways to simplify when life gets overwhelming.

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p4727s197a1/


Suicide Prevention & Awareness - September 14, 2016 

Learn how to recognize the signs & symptoms of suicide, what to do if you think a loved one is contemplating suicide and the services available in Windsor & Essex County to turn to for assistance. 

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p14tif32gqg/


Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Take Charge of You: Your Family's Health ​ – July 27th, 2016

Learn about the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, the importance of unstructured, outdoor play, and the importance of drinking water for hydration and nutrition for you and your family.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p59p2pv9nup/​

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Getting Started on Your Personal Exercise Journey ​ – June 27th, 2016

This webinar was hosted by Mike Bates, owner of Refine Fitness Studios. The presentation focused on the challenges & road blocks many people face when trying to start a new fitness program, as well as goal setting, accountability, nutrition and motivation to get fit and be healthy. 

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p4gmnt0s1gc/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Cycling For Fun Health & Profit – May 25th, 2016

This webinar was hosted by John Scott, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board Member, Share the Road Cycling Coalition Board Member, and Working Toward Wellness Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Member. The presentation focused on the many benefits of cycling, the importance of active transportation in our communities, and the improvements that are happening in Windsor-Essex with cycling infrastructure.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p5z7tpadvyl/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Cancer Prevention and Screening – April 20th, 2016

This webinar was  hosted by Dr. John Day, Primary Care Lead, from the Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program.  The presentation focused on the most up-to-date information on Ontario cancer screening guidelines and our organized screening programs. It also included information  about the new and interactive online tool (My CancerIQ) used to assess your cancer risk.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p22hpmfsvig/


Eating Well for a Healthy Gut – February 4th, 2016 

This webinar was  hosted by a Dietetic Intern at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. She  discussed the importance of gut health and how to maintain gut health through nutrition, along with information on probiotics and prebiotics.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p60zkcynw64/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Curb Your Stress, Eat Well – October 15th, 2015

This webinar was hosted by a Registered Dietitian from the Windsor-Essex County Healthy Unit. She discussed the relationship between nutrition and stress, and ways we can manage the effects it can have on our appetite.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p2dh7827wzc/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here