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Enteric, Foodborne, and Waterborne Diseases reported in 2018
Enteric, Foodborne, and Waterborne Diseases January February March April May June July August September October Oct 5-year Average Year to Month Year to Month 5-year Average 2017 Annual Total
Amebiasis 0 3 2 1 1 3 1 1 0 3 0 15 9 7
Botulism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Campylobacter Enteritis 4 3 5 0 5 5 8 13 15 4 9 62 72 77
Cholera 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cryptosporidiosis 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 7 4 4
Cyclosporiasis 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 8 7
Food Poisoning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Giardiasis 2 6 1 3 3 4 2 2 1 2 1 26 21 20
Hepatitis A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0
Listeriosis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1
Paratyphoid Fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paralytic Shellfish Poisioning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Salmonellosis 1 5 3 6 4 5 5 4 6 8 6 47 68 72
Shigellosis 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 4 8
Typhoid Fever 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Verotoxin-producing E. Coli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 1
Yersiniosis 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 3 6
Respiratory and Direct Contact Diseases reported in 2018
Respiratory and Direct Contact Diseases January February March April May June July August September October Oct 5-year Average Year to Month Year to Month 5-year Average 2017 Annual Total
Group A Strep., Invasive 5 1 2 0 7 2 2 0 1 1 1 21 14 29
Legionellosis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 4 7
Leprosy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tuberculosis, Active 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 12 7 13
Tuberculosis, Latent Infection 22 14 20 15 44 18 20 35 21 18 21 227 209 213
SARS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Infections reported in 2018
Sexually Transmitted and Bloodborne Infections January February March April May June July August September October Oct 5-year Average Year to Month Year to Month 5-year Average 2017 Annual Total
AIDS 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
Chancroid 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chlamydial Infections 75 66 74 81 57 65 75 71 73 87 79 724 717 848
Gonorrhoea 15 15 7 8 10 16 18 26 22 27 11 164 80 156
Group B Strep., Neonatal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Hepatitis B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 5 4
Hepatitis C 11 16 21 22 17 14 21 12 13 17 12 164 127 190
HIV 2 3 0 3 1 5 1 1 4 5 1 25 19 31
Ophthalmia Neonatorum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Syphilis, Early Congenital 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Syphilis, Infectious 0 2 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 2 1 14 10 13
Syphilis, Other 1 3 3 2 2 2 3 7 1 4 3 28 17 21
Vaccine Preventable Diseases reported in 2018
Vaccine Preventable Diseases January February March April May June July August September October Oct 5-year Average Year to Month Year to Month 5-year Average 2017 Annual Total
Acute Flaccid Paralysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Chickenpox (aggregate counts) 7 5 6 4 13 15 1 4 16 30 7 101 60 107
Diphtheria 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Haemophilus Influenzae Disease, All Types, Invasive 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
Measles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Meningococcal Disease, Invasive 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Mumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Pertussis 3 2 1 2 13 1 5 6 3 3 1 39 8 15
Rubella 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rubella, Congenital Syndrome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Strep. Pneumoniae, Invasive 3 3 1 2 4 3 2 1 2 3 3 24 24 36
Tetanus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Vectorborne and Zoonotic Diseases reported in 2018
Vectorborne and Zoonotic Diseases January February March April May June July August September October Oct 5-year Average Year to Month Year to Month 5-year Average 2017 Annual Total
Anthrax 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brucellosis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lyme Disease 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 2 0 9 5 7
Psittacosis/Ornithosis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Q Fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Rabies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Trichinosis 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
Tularemia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
West Nile Virus Illness 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 4 0 0 13 7 20
Other Diseases reported in 2018
Other Diseases January February March April May June July August September October Oct 5-year Average Year to Month Year to Month 5-year Average 2017 Annual Total
Adverse Events Following Immunization 0 1 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 11 10 25
Blastomycosis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 N/A 1 N/A 0
Carbapenemase-prod Enterobacteriaceae (CPE), Infection or Colonization 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 N/A 2 N/A 0
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Echinococcus multilocularis infection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 N/A 0
Encephalitis 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Encephalitis/Meningitis 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 2
Hemorrhagic Fevers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lassa Fever 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Meningitis 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 7 6 6
Influenza & Outbreaks in Institutions and Public Hospitals reported in 2018/19 season
Influenza & Outbreaks in Institutions and Public Hospitals September October Oct 5-year Average Season to Month Season to Month 5-year Average 2017/18 Season Total
Influenza 1 0 1 1 1 304
Gastroenteritis Outbreaks 1 0 0 1 1 17
Respiratory Infection Outbreaks 3 4 2 7 5 59

For influenza and outbreaks in institutions and public hospitals, seasonal counts are reported instead of year-to-month and annual counts.

Beginning May 2018, Blastomycosis, CPE Infection or Colonization, and Echinococcus multilocularis infection are reportable to public health. Additionally, Malaria and Yellow Fever are no longer reportable to public health. 

Prior to May 2018, only cases of  Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Invasive (Type B) were reportable. From May 2018, cases of Haemophilus Influenzae Disease, Invasive (All Types) are now reportable to public health. 

See Data Notes for more details. 


Data Source:

Adverse event following immunization, gastroenteritis institutional outbreaks, respiratory infection institutional outbreak, latent tuberculosis infection:
  • Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, integrated Public Health Information System (iPHIS) database; extracted on 2019 March 11.
Aggregate counts of chickenpox:
  • Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Internal Records; extracted on 2019 March 14.
Other diseases:
  • Public Health Ontario. Query: Windsor-Essex County Health Unit: Historical Comparisons. Toronto, ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; extracted on 2019 March 9 [cited 2019 March 11]. Available from: Infectious Diseases Query

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