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Published on Tuesday, August 16

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As the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) remains committed to providing timely and credible public health information to the community.

Published on Tuesday, August 9

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting August 11, 2022

Published on Monday, August 8

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Public health units are to maintain and review vaccine records for every student attending school in their region and those not up-to-date can be suspended from school for up to 20 days.

Published on Monday, August 8

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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 Friday, August 5

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In conjunction with key community partners, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will be hosting a monkeypox pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) vaccine clinic at the Windsor-Essex Pride Fest on Sunday, August 7, 2022 in Lanspeary Park (1250 Langlois Ave., Windor) between 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Published on Thursday, August 4

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, CEO, Nicole Dupuis, along with Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Public Health Programs, Felicia Lawal, will provide an update on local vaccination efforts.

Published on Wednesday, August 3

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Based on information from Environment Canada, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a Special Weather Statement for Wednesday August 3, 2022.

Published on Friday, July 29

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Rising rates of opioid-related overdose and death continue to be a concern for local health and social services leaders working on the Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy.

Published on Thursday, July 21

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The following statement can be attributed to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)

Published on Wednesday, July 20

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Through lab confirmed testing, a Windsor-Essex County (WEC) resident has been diagnosed with monkeypox.