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Published on Monday, February 14

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting February 17, 2022.

Published on Tuesday, February 1

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The health unit and partners are relocating the mass vaccination site currently located at Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre in Leamington with the final doses being administered at this site on Saturday, February 5th.

Published on Friday, January 28

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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 Wednesday, January 26

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On December 18, 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Health put in place recommendations to preserve the limited availability of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) vaccine to only those who were identified for a preferential dose of the vaccine (i.e., those between 12-29 years of age).

Published on Wednesday, January 26

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Windsor, ON: The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), has expanded their mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility to welcome walk-ins.

Published on Friday, January 21

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On Monday afternoon, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) will update the information reported on their COVID-19 Local Data webpage, in response to recent changes in COVID-19 testing eligibility.

Published on Monday, January 17

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The following is a schedule of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meetings for 2022.

Published on Friday, January 14

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Effective immediately, the Letter of Instruction temporarily suspending the arrival of workers participating in the federal Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program in Windsor and Essex County is rescinded.

Published on Thursday, December 23

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU), in partnership with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare (HDGH), will be opening a mass vaccination clinic at the Dr. Y Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility located near the back of the campus in West Windsor beginning on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Published on Wednesday, December 22

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Since the first local case of COVID-19 was detected in March of 2020, residents of Windsor and Essex County (WEC) have looked for a source of optimism and hope toward the end of the pandemic. Today, December 22nd, marks the one year anniversary of the initiation of the single greatest source of hope, the community vaccination effort.