Disease Prevention

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Chronic Diseases & Risk Factors Data Dashboard

The purpose of this dashboard is to provide an overview of cancer-related indicators for Windsor-Essex County (WEC), including incidence, prevalence and mortality. Where possible, comparisons have been made between WEC and Ontario. Analysis by age and sex stratifications is presented for the most common cancers and trends over time have also been presented.

Diseases of Public Health Significance Data Dashboard

The infectious disease dashboard provides annual and monthly counts of reportable diseases in Windsor-Essex County, along with annual disease rates for Windsor-Essex County and Ontario.

The information contained allows for the identification of key trends in reportable diseases and health issues of local public health significance.

Immunization for your Children

Infants and young children are more susceptible to vaccine preventable diseases because their immune systems are not mature enough to fight all infections. Children who do not get vaccinated are at greater risk if they come in contact with vaccine preventable diseases. It’s important for children to be up-to-date with their vaccinations. Schools are places where infectious diseases are commonly spread. As a parent, you can keep your kids of all ages healthy with routine health care and vaccinations. Vaccines are the safest and most efficient way to guard against some diseases. Postponing vaccines can be harmful because it delays protection.

Infectious Diseases Reports

The purpose of this dashboard is to provide annual and monthly counts of reportable diseases in Windsor and Essex County (WEC), along with annual disease rate for WEC and Ontario. The information presented allows for the identification of key trends in reportable diseases and health issues of local public health significance.

Influenza ("the flu")

Learn more about the causes and symptoms of flu and how to lower your flu risk and protect yourself and your family. This section also tells you more about what’s happening with the flu in Windsor-Essex County. It is a source of information for health care providers to guide them in their clinical practice.

Local COVID-19 Vaccination Statistics

The purpose of this dashboard is to provide an overview of COVID-19 vaccination in Windsor-Essex County (WEC), including vaccine uptake and coverage. The dashboard displays temporal trends of doses administered and vaccine coverage by age and forward sortation areas (FSAs) for key indicators.


For a list of active outbreaks at local institutions along with resources for long-term care homes, retirement homes, rest homes, and child care centres.

Personal Service Settings

Ontario Regulation 136/18 Personal Service Settings requires that WECHU regularly inspect and respond to complaints regarding infection prevention and also provide education to owners/operators and staff about safe practices that reduce the risk of transmitting infections to clients and staff during the delivery of personal settings.

Respiratory Virus Tracking System

The purpose of this dashboard is to provide a summary of respiratory disease activity in Windsor and Essex County

Source URL: https://www.wechu.org/program/disease-prevention

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  1. https://www.wechu.org/program/disease-prevention
  2. https://www.wechu.org/program/safe-outdoor-living
  3. https://www.wechu.org/program/healthy-active-living
  4. https://www.wechu.org/program/better-oral-health
  5. https://www.wechu.org/program/pregnancy-parenting
  6. https://www.wechu.org/program/substance-use-prevention
  7. https://www.wechu.org/program/safe-food-water-homes
  8. https://www.wechu.org/program/disease-prevention
  9. https://www.wechu.org/program/safe-outdoor-living
  10. https://www.wechu.org/program/healthy-active-living
  11. https://www.wechu.org/program/better-oral-health
  12. https://www.wechu.org/program/pregnancy-parenting
  13. https://www.wechu.org/program/substance-use-prevention
  14. https://www.wechu.org/program/safe-food-water-homes
  15. https://www.wechu.org/program/disease-prevention
  16. https://www.wechu.org/program/safe-outdoor-living
  17. https://www.wechu.org/program/healthy-active-living
  18. https://www.wechu.org/program/better-oral-health
  19. https://www.wechu.org/program/pregnancy-parenting
  20. https://www.wechu.org/program/substance-use-prevention
  21. https://www.wechu.org/program/safe-food-water-homes
  22. https://www.wechu.org/program/disease-prevention
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  32. https://www.wechu.org/reports/chronic-diseases-risk-factors
  33. https://www.wechu.org/reports/diseases-public-health-significance
  34. https://www.wechu.org/immunization/immunization-your-children
  35. https://www.wechu.org/program/infectious-diseases-reports
  36. https://www.wechu.org/reportable-diseases/influenza-flu
  37. https://www.wechu.org/reports/local-covid-19-vaccination-statistics
  38. https://www.wechu.org/outbreaks/outbreaks
  39. https://www.wechu.org/infectious-diseases/personal-service-settings
  40. https://www.wechu.org/reports/respiratory-virus-tracking-system