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News Release: Vote for Health: Municipal Candidates Asked to Share Their Views on Local Health Issues

Published: 
Wednesday, September 5
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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has distributed a voluntary survey to all local council and mayoral candidates running in the upcoming 2018 municipal election. The survey provides an opportunity for candidates to share their views on local health issues, including equity, food insecurity, dental health, mental illness, substance misuse, built environment, and climate change.

News Release: Student Suspensions Will Begin September 19th For Students Born Between 2008 to 2013 With Incomplete Immunization Records

Published: 
Thursday, August 23
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Students with incomplete immunization records received notices in May, June, and again in August of this year. The notices specified the September 19th suspension date and informed parents/guardians of which vaccine(s) were missing from the student’s immunization record, how to provide updated information, and how to book an appointment for immunization.

News Release: Windsor-Essex County Health Unit issues Special Weather Statement

Published: 
Monday, May 28
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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.