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Published on Friday, June 4

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As of 8 a.m. Saturday, June 5, individuals 70 years of age and older in 2021, as well as individuals who received their first mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine dose on or before March 31, will be eligible to book their second dose vaccine at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.

Published on Tuesday, June 1

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has completed its search for the next CEO of the organization.

Published on Monday, May 31

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As of 8 a.m. this morning, adults 80 years and older, who received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose more than 28 days ago, are now eligible to book their second dose at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.

Published on Monday, May 31

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has organized two pop up clinics in the County of Essex this week with the support of the Municipality of Lakeshore and the Town of Essex.

Published on Friday, May 28

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We are encouraged to see the province’s decision to enable the booking of individuals who are 80 years and older for second doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.

Published on Friday, May 28

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If you are an employer who would like to participate in this survey, it is not too late. Please opt-in by May 31st as the survey is closing soon.

Published on Sunday, May 23

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As of 8 a.m. today, youth 12 years of age and older can book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Windsor and Essex County at a mass vaccination clinic or a local pharmacy administering the Pfizer vaccine.

Published on Friday, May 21

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Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Windsor- Essex County Health Unit’s Medical Officer of Health has issued a Special Weather Statement for May 21, 2021.

Published on Wednesday, May 19

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

Published on Tuesday, May 18

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As of 9:30 a.m., the following groups are now eligible to book a COVID-19 vaccine at a targeted vaccination clinic.