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Published on Wednesday, June 30

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With the continued decline in cases of COVID-19 in the region and the increase in the number of residents fully vaccinated, the WECHU is modifying its communications.

Published on Monday, June 28

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One adult Aedes albopictus mosquito has been identified through the Health Unit’s annual mosquito surveillance program in the City of Windsor.

Published on Friday, June 25

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Between 11 a.m. to 12 noon on June 29 and 30, children and youth 12 to 17 years of age will be able to book an appointment to receive their first Pfizer BioNTech vaccine dose at one of the following mass vaccination clinics.

Published on Monday, June 21

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On June 11, 2021, the Government of Ontario entered Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen.

Published on Monday, June 21

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit opened up eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine second doses this past Saturday.

Published on Thursday, June 17

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On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the Windsor-Essex Community Opioid and Substance Strategy (WECOSS) will launch an online survey to collect feedback around two proposed sites for local Consumption and Treatment Services (CTS).

Published on Wednesday, June 16

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The Board of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit fully supports federal, provincial and local public health unit recommendations regarding the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccines.

Published on Wednesday, June 16

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The media is invited to watch the May Board of Health meeting.

Published on Tuesday, June 15

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As of 1 p.m. today, individuals who received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine from out of province or country can call to book a second dose COVID-19 vaccine appointment at a local mass vaccination site for an mRNA vaccine.

Published on Wednesday, June 9

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As of 9:30 a.m. today, June 9, individuals who received their first mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine dose on or before April 18 will be eligible to book their second dose vaccine appointment at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.