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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.

Published on Friday, June 4

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As of 8 a.m. Saturday, June 5, individuals 70 years of age and older in 2021, as well as individuals who received their first mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine dose on or before March 31, will be eligible to book their second dose vaccine at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.

Published on Tuesday, June 1

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has completed its search for the next CEO of the organization.

Published on Monday, May 31

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As of 8 a.m. this morning, adults 80 years and older, who received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose more than 28 days ago, are now eligible to book their second dose at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.

Published on Monday, May 31

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has organized two pop up clinics in the County of Essex this week with the support of the Municipality of Lakeshore and the Town of Essex.

Published on Friday, May 28

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We are encouraged to see the province’s decision to enable the booking of individuals who are 80 years and older for second doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.

Published on Friday, May 28

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