A mosquito pool in Windsor-Essex has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first sign of WNV in Windsor-Essex County this year
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The World Health Organization recommends women breastfeed exclusively for the first six months and continue breastfeeding to two years or beyond.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has launched the 2018 beach water quality testing program at 9 local beaches.
This World No Tobacco Day, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit celebrates the passing of Federal Bill S5 which allows the Government of Canada to make new regulations requiring plain and standardized packaging (PSP) for tobacco products.
Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Windsor- Essex County Health Unit’s Acting Medical Officer of Health has issued a Special Weather Statement for May 28, 2018. While heat warning criteria is not expected to be reached, this is the first very warm and humid weather of the season.
On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will host the ‘Working Toward Wellness Luncheon’ from 11a.m. to 2p.m. at the Ciociaro Club.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, in partnership with local municipalities and Pestalto Environmental Services, will be launching the 2018 West Nile virus (WNV) program on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit in partnership with the Town of Amherstburg will be starting Potassium Iodide (KI) pill distribution in the primary zone, 16.1 km from Enrico Fermi 2 Nuclear Generating Station (Fermi 2), on May 7, 2018.
The Ontario Association of Public Health Dentistry (OAPHD), along with Public Health Units across Ontario, has launched an awareness campaign for Oral Health Month.
Today, 388 students born in 2000 and 2001 with incomplete immunization records have been suspended from school for up to 20 days.