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Published on Wednesday, July 20

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Through lab confirmed testing, a Windsor-Essex County (WEC) resident has been diagnosed with monkeypox.

Published on Monday, July 4

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Summer has officially started and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) wants obtaining immunizations and updating student immunization records to be a top priority for parents and students.

Published on Wednesday, June 29

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This past weekend, 363 free naloxone kits were distributed to the congregations at a number of places of worship across Windsor and Essex County.

Published on Thursday, June 23

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The Windsor-Essex Country Health Unit (WECHU) is excited to celebrate École secondaire catholique l'Essor for achieving Gold status in the OPHEA Certification Program for 2021/2022.

Published on Monday, June 6

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Is your child born between 2004 & 2009 and attends school in Windsor-Essex County?
If you answered ‘yes’, then it’s time to check your child’s immunization record to ensure that they are up to date on their vaccine series for Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Meningococcal disease.

Published on Saturday, May 28

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Imagine there was a way to prevent your child from having certain types of cancers?

Published on Tuesday, May 17

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Between May 23, 2022 and October 31, 2022 a mosquito larviciding program will be conducted to reduce mosquito populations.

Published on Monday, April 11

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This is the third year of the pandemic and COVID-19 has affected every person, family, business and organization. It’s clear that COVID-19 is not going to be eradicated in the near future, and our community will have to learn to “live” with this novel infectious disease. The plan for the community, moving forward, has to be realistic, based on what we know and have learned so far.

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 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.