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Published on Monday, March 21

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Windsor and Essex County residents have until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 2nd to walk-in and get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Devonshire Mall vaccination clinic.

Published on Wednesday, March 9

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit acknowledges today’s announcement by the provincial government and recognizes the effect of the pandemic on the community.

Published on Friday, March 4

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Reminder of Upcoming Changes to COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinics this Friday and Saturday

Published on Friday, March 4

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Beginning on Tuesday, March 8th,the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit(WECHU) will be offering community catch-up immunization clinics for students in Grades 7 to 12.

Published on Friday, February 25

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

Published on Friday, February 18

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Grovedale Arts and Cultural Centre (Kingsville) and Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare clinic to close over the coming weeks. Devonshire Mall clinic to expand as a “catch up” vaccination clinic for children.

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).