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Published on Monday, January 20

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National Non-Smoking Week takes place the third week of January each year and focuses on helping people quit and preventing people from starting to smoke.

Published on Thursday, January 16

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has made KI pills available to Windsor and Essex County (WEC) residents since May 2018.

Published on Saturday, January 11

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Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health, has rescinded a Boil Water Advisory for private waterline system users serviced by the Wheatley Water System, specifically:

Published on Wednesday, January 8

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Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health, has issued a Boil Water Advisory for private waterline system users serviced by the Wheatley Water System, specifically:

Published on Wednesday, January 8

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has received confirmation of the first death related to influenza this season in Windsor and Essex County (WEC). During last years season (2018/2019) there was one death attributed to influenza.

Published on Wednesday, December 11

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has reported the first confirmed case of Influenza A in Windsor and Essex County.

Published on Tuesday, December 3

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T’is the season for giving; a time when many individuals, workplaces, or organizations conduct food drives and donate to local food banks.

Published on Wednesday, November 20

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Flu season is here and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) urges everyone over the age of 6 months to get their annual flu shot.

Published on Thursday, October 31

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The Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards annually recognizes workplaces in Windsor-Essex County who commit to improving employee health through comprehensive workplace wellness programs.

Published on Thursday, October 17

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On the one year anniversary of the legalization of non-medical cannabis across Canada, federal legalization and rules for cannabis edibles, extracts, and topicals come into effect today.