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2018 Public Health Funding and Accountability Year-End Indicators

Each year, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) reports to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ministry of Children and Youth Services on several key performance indicators. These indicators ensure accountability and transparency to the public.

Achievements of the indicator targets are a central part of the WECHU’s core business. The following table provides a snapshot of the WECHU’s year-end status for indicators.

Indicator Outcome
% of tobacco vendors in compliance with youth access legislation at the time of last inspection 97.57%
% of high-risk food premises inspected once every 4 months while in operation 96%
% of Class A pools inspected while in operation 96%
% of personal services settings inspected annually 73%
Number of Hepatitis B immunizations administered for grades 7-12 in the 2017-2018 school year 6,168
Number of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunizations Administered for Females in Grades 7-12 in the 2017-18 school year 466
Number of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunizations Administered for Males in Grades 7-8 in the 2017-18 school year 262
Number of Meningococcal Immunizations Administered for Grades 7-12 in the 2017-18 school year 4,919
% of refrigerators storing publicly funded vaccines that have received a completed routine annual cold chain inspection 100%
% of influenza vaccine wasted that is stored/administered by the public health unit and healthcare providers 6.5%