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Published on Monday, July 4

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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.

Published on Wednesday, June 29

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This past weekend, 363 free naloxone kits were distributed to the congregations at a number of places of worship across Windsor and Essex County.

Published on Thursday, June 23

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The Windsor-Essex Country Health Unit (WECHU) is excited to celebrate École secondaire catholique l'Essor for achieving Gold status in the OPHEA Certification Program for 2021/2022.

Published on Wednesday, June 22

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Program to enhance supports in the City of Windsor and Town of Amherstburg.

Published on Monday, June 20

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) was joined by Rabbi Sholom Galperin, Bishop Fabbro, Imam Mohamed, and Reverend George Bozanich this morning to announce a partnership with local faith leaders to distribute naloxone kits to their respective congregations starting this upcoming weekend.

Published on Monday, June 20

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Based on information from Environment Canada, the Windsor- Essex County Health Unit has issued an Extended Heat Warning from June 20, 2022 to June 22, 2022 for Windsor and Essex County.

Published on Friday, June 17

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Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Shanker Nesathurai, along with local and regional faith leaders will be making an announcement regarding a new collaborative project focused on naloxone kit distribution.

Published on Tuesday, June 14

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting June 16, 2022

Published on Monday, June 6

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Is your child born between 2004 & 2009 and attends school in Windsor-Essex County?
If you answered ‘yes’, then it’s time to check your child’s immunization record to ensure that they are up to date on their vaccine series for Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Meningococcal disease.

Published on Thursday, June 2

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The Immunization of School Pupils Act (ISPA) R.S.O.1990 requires all students in Ontario to be up to date on immunizations.