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Published on Wednesday, June 30

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With the continued decline in cases of COVID-19 in the region and the increase in the number of residents fully vaccinated, the WECHU is modifying its communications.

Published on Monday, June 28

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One adult Aedes albopictus mosquito has been identified through the Health Unit’s annual mosquito surveillance program in the City of Windsor.

Published on Friday, June 25

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Between 11 a.m. to 12 noon on June 29 and 30, children and youth 12 to 17 years of age will be able to book an appointment to receive their first Pfizer BioNTech vaccine dose at one of the following mass vaccination clinics.

Published on Monday, June 21

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On June 11, 2021, the Government of Ontario entered Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen.

Published on Monday, June 21

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit opened up eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine second doses this past Saturday.

Published on Wednesday, June 9

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As of 9:30 a.m. today, June 9, individuals who received their first mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine dose on or before April 18 will be eligible to book their second dose vaccine appointment at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.

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.