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Published on Wednesday, January 26

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On December 18, 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Health put in place recommendations to preserve the limited availability of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) vaccine to only those who were identified for a preferential dose of the vaccine (i.e., those between 12-29 years of age).

Published on Wednesday, January 26

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Windsor, ON: The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), has expanded their mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility to welcome walk-ins.

Published on Friday, January 21

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On Monday afternoon, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) will update the information reported on their COVID-19 Local Data webpage, in response to recent changes in COVID-19 testing eligibility.

Published on Monday, January 17

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The following is a schedule of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meetings for 2022.

Published on Friday, January 14

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Effective immediately, the Letter of Instruction temporarily suspending the arrival of workers participating in the federal Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program in Windsor and Essex County is rescinded.

Published on Thursday, December 23

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), will be opening a mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility located near the back of the campus in West Windsor beginning on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Published on Wednesday, December 22

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Since the first local case of COVID-19 was detected in March of 2020, residents of Windsor and Essex County (WEC) have looked for a source of optimism and hope toward the end of the pandemic. Today, December 22nd, marks the one year anniversary of the initiation of the single greatest source of hope, the community vaccination effort.

Published on Wednesday, December 22

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with the Municipality of Leamington and the County of Essex, will be re-opening a mass vaccination clinic at the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre in Leamington starting on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Published on Tuesday, December 21

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With the holiday season upon us, it remains essential that residents celebrate safely by following public health measures to prevent increased transmission of COVID-19 cases in our community.

Published on Saturday, December 18

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The following statement can be attributed to Nicole Dupuis, Chief Executive Officer of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):