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News Release: Windsor-Essex Community Opioid Strategy Action Plan Released

Published: 
Friday, January 19
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The strategy to battle rising rates of opioid-related overdose and death in Windsor-Essex was released to the public on Friday by the Opioid Strategy Leadership Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Wajid Ahmed (Acting Medical Officer of Health, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit) and Chief Bruce Krauter (Essex-Windsor EMS).

News Release: Confirmed Case of H3N2 Canine Influenza in 2 Dogs in Essex County

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Monday, January 8
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H3N2 canine influenza has been identified in two dogs in Essex County. The dogs were imported from South Korea (via the United States) in late December and were showing signs of respiratory disease the following day when they were examined by a veterinarian. A small number of dogs that had close contact with the affected dogs also have mild respiratory disease, but test results from those animals are not yet available.