The annual report is an overview of some key community initiatives that took place in 2016, such as enhanced mosquito surveillance, school immunizations and suspensions and Take Charge Windsor-Essex, along with accountability indicators, financial data, and messages from Dr. Kirk and Dr. Ahmed.
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The Annual Report is a quick review of some key community initiatives that took place in 2015, such as the radon awareness campaign, the Remington Park cancer cluster investigation, and the mass STI testing events. The document also contains some key program and service statistics, our funding breakdown, and the names of the individuals who served on the 2015 Board of Health. The document is interactive and can be read on a mobile, tablet, or desktop device. We’ve also made a PDF version available for those who wish to download and print it.
The Mental Health Profile of Windsor and Essex County was prepared by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit with the objective of capturing the current status of mental health in our community. This report describes local statistics, emerging trends, and at-risk populations in regards to mental health, work stress, and intentional self-harm using various indicators and data sources.
The data presented here was collected by the Canadian Community Health Survey (2007-2012). Participants were asked to indicate if they had a diagnosed mood disorder which was expected to last or had already lasted at least six months. Examples of mood disorders were described to participants as depression, bipolar disorder, mania, or dysthymia. The percentage of individuals in Windsor-Essex County who reported they had a mood disorder is presented below. The impact that age and sex, as well as various social variables have on rates is also presented.
The percentage of individuals in Windsor-Essex County who report that they experience work stress is presented below. The percentage of Individuals who reported that they felt work was quite a bit stressful or extremely stressful in the past 12 months is reported here. The impact that age and sex, as well as various social variables have on rates is also presented.