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News Release: The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) Issues Notice for Possible Meningitis Exposure

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is investigating a local case of meningitis in a person under 18 years old. The aim of this media release is to assist individuals who may have been exposed to meningitis in recognizing early symptoms and obtaining preventative treatment.

News Release: Back from March Break? Be on the lookout for measles symptoms, health unit warns.

As schools resume after the March Break and the growing rates of measles cases across the world, and here in Ontario, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is cautioning residents of this region to be aware of the the symptoms of Measles and to take certain measures if you suspect you or your child has measles.

News Release: Elementary Students in Windsor and Essex County with Incomplete Immunization Records Risk Suspension

As of January 31, 2024 there are 2,593 elementary school students that are at risk of school suspension on March 1st, 2024 due to missing vaccinations or immunization records that have not yet been submitted to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) as required by the Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) R.S.O.1990 (ISPA).