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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.

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Published on Thursday, November 19

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COVID-related stigma can lead to harmful behaviours, such as bullying and cyberbullying. These actions have a negative impact on individuals, as well as hinder the ability to stop the spread of the virus.

Published on Monday, November 2


The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is encouraging residents to test their homes for radon gas this Fall and Winter. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and is linked to 16% of lung cancer deaths in Canada. Through our three-year study, we have found that approximately 11% of homes in Windsor and Essex County have unsafe levels.