Author: Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

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Weekly Public Health Media Briefings To Resume on Thursday, August 18

Weekly Public Health Media Briefings To Resume Starting Thursday, August 18, 2022 As the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) remains committed to providing timely and credible public health information to the community. With the next school year about to begin, the WECHU […]

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Heat Warning from Windsor-Essex County Health Unit for August 3

Based on information from Environment Canada, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has issued a Special Weather Statement for Wednesday August 3, 2022. While heat warning criteria is not expected to be reached, exceptionally hot and humid conditions are expected, with daytime high temperatures reaching 34 degrees Celsius and humidex values reaching 45. […]

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Opioid Crisis Response: Faith Community Distributes 500+ Naloxone Kits

Faith Community’s Response to Opioid Crisis Results in 500+ Naloxone Kits Distributed Rising rates of opioid-related overdose and death continue to be a concern for local health and social services leaders working on the Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy (WECOSS). As part of the response to the growing crisis, […]

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Health Unit Urges Parents and Students: Plan Ahead to Avoid Fall Suspension

Health Unit Urges Parents and Students to Plan Ahead to Avoid Suspension in September Summer has officially started and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) wants obtaining immunizations and updating student immunization records to be a top priority for parents and students. The WECHU is reminding Grade 7 students (this […]