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Published on Friday, June 28

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) received a complaint on June 12, 2019 related to a number of foot care clinics located in Windsor and Essex County.

Published on Monday, June 17

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On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and the Working Toward Wellness Committee will host the ‘Working Toward Wellness Luncheon’ from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Caboto Club.

Published on Thursday, June 13

Photo of a female Aedes albopictus mosquito

A single adult Aedes albopictus mosquito has been identified to date through the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)’s annual mosquito surveillance program in the City of Windsor.

Published on Tuesday, June 11

Public Health Inspector with the Health Unit taking beach water samples at Sand Point Beach

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has launched the 2019 beach water quality testing program at 9 local beaches.

Published on Monday, June 10

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Today, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is launching WECHU Water, a web-based map tool designed to help you and your family access drinking water and water facilities in the region.

Published on Friday, June 7

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With the start of the gardening season, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Community Garden Network, celebrates three local schools for being the successful applicants for the “Healthy Schools Garden Grant”.

Published on Thursday, May 23

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, in partnership with local municipalities launched their 2019 West Nile Virus (WNV) Surveillance Program on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

Published on Tuesday, May 14

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) launched their active tick surveillance program on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

Published on Thursday, May 9

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This statement can be attributed to Theresa Marentette, CEO and Chief Nursing Officer:

Published on Wednesday, May 8

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WINDSOR, May 8, 2019 - This statement can be attributed to Theresa Marentette, CEO and Chief Nursing Officer: