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Published on Monday, November 26

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Last chance to share your thoughts and experiences with us around the food system!

Published on Thursday, November 15

Windsor Essex Community Opioid & Substance Strategy

On Tuesday, November 13th, an emergency meeting of the Windsor Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy Leadership Committee (WECOSS-LC) was held to discuss the four overdose-related deaths that occurred in Windsor this past weekend.

Published on Tuesday, November 6

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has announced the first confirmed case of influenza A in Windsor-Essex County.

Published on Thursday, November 1


WINDSOR – Death by fall is the leading cause of traumatic death in Windsor and Essex County. When it comes to preventing falls, WE ALL HAVE A ROLE TO PLAY.

Published on Friday, October 26

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, along with the Windsor-Essex Food Policy Council and supported by the WindsorEssex Community Foundation, are pleased to announce upcoming community conversations around the local food system.

Published on Wednesday, October 24

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit urges everyone over the age of 6 months to get their annual influenza immunization and lower their risk of getting the flu this year.

Published on Tuesday, October 23

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Aligning with the legalization of Cannabis, the Province of Ontario has passed the new Smoke-free Ontario Act 2017 (SFOA 2017) which will replace the previous Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Electronic Cigarettes Act with one single legislative framework.

Published on Thursday, October 18

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The Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards annually recognizes workplaces in Windsor & Essex County who commit to improving employee health through comprehensive workplace wellness programs.

Published on Wednesday, October 17

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Do you think there is a need for supervised injection services in Windsor and/or Essex County? Do you have any concerns about supervised injection services? If so, we want to hear from you! #HarmReductionWE

Published on Monday, October 15

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