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Published on Thursday, November 26

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The COVID-19 pandemic has made us face many challenges in our home, work, and social lives, and has pushed parents to take on new, overwhelming roles.

Published on Friday, November 20

Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board

Upon further investigation, there are now four (4) confirmed COVID-19 cases from the school. As a precaution, the entire school community is now being dismissed and asked to isolate for a period of 14-days or at the direction of the health unit.

Published on Thursday, November 19

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COVID-related stigma can lead to harmful behaviours, such as bullying and cyberbullying. These actions have a negative impact on individuals, as well as hinder the ability to stop the spread of the virus.

Published on Thursday, November 19

Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 in a classroom at W J Langlois Catholic Elementary School in Windsor.

Published on Wednesday, November 18

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The annual Healthy Workplace Awards ceremony took place on Wednesday morning with local workplaces attending the virtual event

Published on Tuesday, November 17

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at Frank W. Begley Elementary school in Windsor.

Published on Monday, November 16

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As we continue to progress through the COVID-19 pandemic, we have and will continue to experience fluctuations in the number of cases in our community.

Published on Wednesday, November 4

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Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health, has rescinded the Influenza A outbreak declared November 3rd, in a long-term care home.

Published on Tuesday, November 3

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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 Monday, November 2

Radon

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is encouraging residents to test their homes for radon gas this Fall and Winter. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and is linked to 16% of lung cancer deaths in Canada. Through our three-year study, we have found that approximately 11% of homes in Windsor and Essex County have unsafe levels.