For a list of active outbreaks at local institutions along with resources for long-term care homes, retirement homes, rest homes, and child care centres.
Download the resource for Fall 2023 MOH Clarification on COVID-19 Dose Intervals for Previously Vaccinated Clients
Infants and young children are more susceptible to vaccine preventable diseases because their immune systems are not mature enough to fight all infections. Children who do not get vaccinated are at greater risk if they come in contact with vaccine preventable diseases. It’s important for children to be up-to-date with their vaccinations. Schools are places where infectious diseases are commonly spread. As a parent, you can keep your kids of all ages healthy with routine health care and vaccinations. Vaccines are the safest and most efficient way to guard against some diseases. Postponing vaccines can be harmful because it delays protection.
Learn more about the causes and symptoms of flu and how to lower your flu risk and protect yourself and your family. This section also tells you more about what’s happening with the flu in Windsor-Essex County. It is a source of information for health care providers to guide them in their clinical practice.