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Published on Friday, July 30

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is issuing a blue-green algae bloom advisory for the south shores of Lake St. Clair.

Published on Friday, July 30

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in partnership with the Community Response and Stabilization Team (CRST) are pleased to identify two upcoming Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for the week of August 2, 2021.

Published on Friday, July 30

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The Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy (WECOSS) will be hosting a series of online town hall sessions with a panel of experts.

Published on Wednesday, July 28

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In Windsor and Essex County daily COVID-19 vaccinations have plateaued prompting a group of local medical leaders to pen an open letter to the community urging everyone to be vaccinated as soon as possible.

Published on Monday, July 26

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The Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy (WECOSS) is inviting community members to register for an online town hall session to have their questions answered around the proposed locations for a future Consumption and Treatment Service (CTS) facility.

Published on Thursday, July 22

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Routine monitoring for West Nile Virus (WNV) has identified one positive mosquito pool in our community. This is the first sign of WNV in Windsor and Essex County (WEC) this year.

Published on Wednesday, July 21

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The media is invited to watch the July Board of Health meeting.

Published on Wednesday, July 21

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Windsor and Essex County have been leaders in the province in the distribution of vaccines since they became widely available in March of this year.

Published on Thursday, July 15

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Moving forward, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit media line at extension 6397 (NEWS) and the news@wechu.org email account will only be monitored Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.

Published on Wednesday, July 14

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The comments made by WHO’s chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan was in response to individuals making their own decisions to access 3rd or 4th doses of COVID vaccines on their own instead of following public health recommendations.