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Protecting your privacy is important to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU). In providing public health services, information we collect about you is governed by the Health Protection and Promotion Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and the Personal Health Information Protection Act.
WECHU administers mandated public health programs to keep our community healthy. Depending on an individual’s relationship with us and how they interact with us, the specific personal information or personal health information that we collect, use and disclose and the related purposes varies.
In the spring of 2016, our organization demonstrated our ongoing commitment to provide excellent programs and services to the residents of Windsor-Essex County by beginning our official pursuit of bronze certification.
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) is Provincial Legislation with the purpose of developing, implementing and enforcing accessibility standards in order to achieve accessibility for persons with disabilities with respect to goods, services, facilities, accommodation, employment, buildings, structures and premises on or before January 1, 2025.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) established a Code of Conduct (the “Code”) to help create and maintain a culture of excellence and integrity, and to clearly outline the types of behaviors that are expected in the workplace. It is the responsibility of all Board members, executives and employees of WECHU, including all managers, staff, volunteers, and students to act in a manner consistent with this Code and to hold others accountable to its terms and related policies.
At the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) we recognize and value that our clients in the Windsor and Essex County community are the center of everything we do.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is a fragrance free workplace. Please do not use fragrant products when visiting the Health Unit.
Thank you for your interest in resources developed by the WECHU. Our materials are produced for educational purposes, provided free of charge to the community, and must be distributed in the same manner for similar purposes.