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Published on Friday, December 18

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 within a cohort at L’Essor Catholic Elementary School.

Published on Thursday, December 17

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The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):

Published on Friday, December 11

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is investigating a cluster of cases at Windsor Regional Hospital. To date, we have identified 4 staff cases working on one floor of the Metropolitan campus of Windsor Regional Hospital.

Published on Thursday, December 10

Media statement

The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)

Published on Tuesday, December 8

Media statement

The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)

Published on Friday, November 27

Media statement

The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)

Published on Thursday, November 19

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COVID-related stigma can lead to harmful behaviours, such as bullying and cyberbullying. These actions have a negative impact on individuals, as well as hinder the ability to stop the spread of the virus.

Published on Tuesday, November 17

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at Frank W. Begley Elementary school in Windsor.

Published on Friday, November 13

Media statement

The following statement can be attributed to Dr. Wajid Ahmed, Medical Officer of Health for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU)

Published on Monday, November 2

Radon

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) is encouraging residents to test their homes for radon gas this Fall and Winter. Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers and is linked to 16% of lung cancer deaths in Canada. Through our three-year study, we have found that approximately 11% of homes in Windsor and Essex County have unsafe levels.