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Published on Friday, October 22

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With the enhanced vaccine certificate program in effect across Ontario, a number of Windsor-Essex residents need support to obtain their proof of vaccination.

Published on Wednesday, October 20

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The media is invited to watch the October Board of Health meeting.

Published on Wednesday, October 13

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

Published on Wednesday, October 6

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Thanksgiving is a time of tradition where we celebrate all that we have to be thankful for. As we continue to manage the impact of COVID-19 on our longstanding traditions, the WECHU has put forward recommendations for celebrating this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend safely.

Published on Monday, October 4

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At the start of September, in an effort to control rising COVID-19 cases, the WECHU under the direction of former Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Wajid Ahmed implemented a letter of instruction enhancing public health measures for special event venues, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs.

Published on Monday, September 27

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With the provincial vaccine verification system now in effect, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is enhancing these measures in all indoor recreational and fitness facilities to include those 12-17 years old.

Published on Friday, September 24

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

Published on Wednesday, September 22

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On September 22, 2021 the Windsor Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) declared an outbreak in one program affecting two different semesters at St. Clair College at the South Windsor Campus.

Published on Wednesday, September 15

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The media is invited to watch the September Board of Health meeting.

Published on Friday, September 17

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