The annual report is an overview of some key community initiatives that took place in 2016, such as enhanced mosquito surveillance, school immunizations and suspensions and Take Charge Windsor-Essex, along with accountability indicators, financial data, and messages from Dr. Kirk and Dr. Ahmed.
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Local statistics for emergency department visits and deaths resulting from the use of off-road transport vehicles (e.g., ATVs, snowmobiles).
Overview of opioid misuse in Windsor and Essex County and its burden on the health of our local population.
The Injury Profile of Windsor and Essex County was created by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to monitor trends over time in the area of injury prevention and to support the Designation of the City of Windsor as one of Parachute Canada’s Safe Communities. This designation reflects a community’s desire to create a safer life for all its citizens.
The Annual Report is a quick review of some key community initiatives that took place in 2015, such as the radon awareness campaign, the Remington Park cancer cluster investigation, and the mass STI testing events. The document also contains some key program and service statistics, our funding breakdown, and the names of the individuals who served on the 2015 Board of Health. The document is interactive and can be read on a mobile, tablet, or desktop device. We’ve also made a PDF version available for those who wish to download and print it.
Data on fall-related emergency room visits for the Windsor-Essex region is presented in this report.
The percentage of individuals who report wearing their seat belt when in a vehicle is presented. The impact that age and sex as well as various social variables have on individuals’ seat belt use is also presented.
Fall-related injuries are a serious problem for seniors. Data on fall-related emergency room visits for the Windsor-Essex region is presented in this report.
Youth in Windsor-Essex County who drove in the past 12 months and their driving behaviours are represented below.