The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is encouraging tobacco users to make a quit attempt this September, the second most popular month for quit attempts next to January.
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An adult Aedes aegypti mosquito has been found in Windsor in a single mosquito trap. This is the first time that an adult Aedes aegypti mosquito has been captured in Canada.
Student Suspensions will begin September 28th 2017 for Students Born in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 with Incomplete Immunization Records.
Two adult Aedes albopictus mosquitoes have been found in a single enhanced mosquito trap, a BG Sentinnel 2 trap. After last year’s discovery of the Aedes species in the area, the Health Unit worked closely with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Public Health Ontario, and the Public Health Agency of Canada to enhance this year’s local mosquito surveillance program to monitor for the presence of the Aedes species.
A Windsor-Essex County resident has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This marks the first clinically diagnosed and lab-confirmed human case for our area in 2017.
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.