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Published on Wednesday, July 28

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In Windsor and Essex County daily COVID-19 vaccinations have plateaued prompting a group of local medical leaders to pen an open letter to the community urging everyone to be vaccinated as soon as possible.

Published on Monday, July 26

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The Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy (WECOSS) is inviting community members to register for an online town hall session to have their questions answered around the proposed locations for a future Consumption and Treatment Service (CTS) facility.

Published on Thursday, July 22

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Routine monitoring for West Nile Virus (WNV) has identified one positive mosquito pool in our community. This is the first sign of WNV in Windsor and Essex County (WEC) this year.

Published on Wednesday, July 21

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

Published on Wednesday, July 21

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Windsor and Essex County have been leaders in the province in the distribution of vaccines since they became widely available in March of this year.

Published on Thursday, July 15

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Moving forward, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit media line at extension 6397 (NEWS) and the news@wechu.org email account will only be monitored Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.

Published on Monday, August 23

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In collaboration with our public health partners in Durham Region, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is urging all local attendees of the 43rd Annual Jane and Finch Classic basketball tournament

Published on Monday, July 12

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As of 10 a.m. today, individuals who were vaccinated from out of province or country can register their information through a dedicated and secure Windsor-Essex County Health Unit online registration form.

Published on Monday, July 12

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A virtual media briefing is being held to inform the media on recent COVID-19 public health updates. Details for media attendance is below:

Published on Tuesday, July 6

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has launched a new website section that contains information for schools, childcares, and day and overnight camps