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News Release: Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Supply Increases and Walk-ins Accepted across the Region

Wednesday, January 26
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On December 18, 2021, the Ontario Ministry of Health put in place recommendations to preserve the limited availability of the Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) vaccine to only those who were identified for a preferential dose of the vaccine (i.e., those between 12-29 years of age).

News Release: Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Encourages Residents to Test Their Home For Radon

Monday, November 2

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is encouraging residents to test their homes for radon gas this Fall and Winter. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and is linked to 16% of lung cancer deaths in Canada. Through our three-year study, we have found that approximately 11% of homes in Windsor and Essex County have unsafe levels.