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Published on Thursday, September 16

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In response to the recent outbreak declared at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, a COVID-19 testing clinic will be held tomorrow, Friday September 17th

Published on Wednesday, September 15

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at St. Joseph’s High School in Windsor. A school outbreak is declared if there are two or more cases in a school that are linked and if there is evidence that at least one case could have been infected in the school.

Published on Wednesday, September 8

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) declared an outbreak of COVID-19 on August 27, 2021 at the Discovery Child Care Centre in Kingsville.

Published on Friday, September 3

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At today’s YouTube Live broadcast at 9:30 a.m., Medical Officer of Health Dr. Wajid Ahmed informed the community that additional instructions to control the spread of COVID-19 in our community would be implemented pursuant to Ontario Regulations 364/20, Rules for Areas at Step 3.

Published on Friday, September 3

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As the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change and evolve the WECHU is committed to ensuring the community receives timely, trusted and credible public health information.

Published on Wednesday, September 1

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In an effort to increase vaccination rates, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has partnered with Transit Windsor on “Destination Vaccination”, a program which makes it convenient for residents of Windsor and Essex County to receive a vaccine close to home by bringing nurses on the road to administer shots in key locations using a city bus.

Published on Wednesday, September 1

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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 Friday, August 27

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Joining other local leaders like the University, College, City of Windsor, and County of Essex, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has implemented a vaccination policy for its staff to ensure workforce availability and protect clients amidst the pandemic’s fourth wave.

Published on Friday, August 27

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In an effort to increase vaccination rates, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has partnered with Transit Windsor on “Destination Vaccination”, a program which makes it convenient for residents of Windsor and Essex County to receive a vaccine close to home by bringing nurses on the road to administer shots in key locations using a city bus.

Published on Tuesday, August 24

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In an effort to increase vaccination rates, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has partnered with Transit Windsor on “Destination Vaccination” a program which makes it convenient for residents of Windsor and Essex County to receive a vaccine close to home.