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Published on Saturday, April 17

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is offering a pathway for people meeting the Highest Risk and High Risk health conditions criteria and certain essential caregivers to schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

Published on Wednesday, April 14

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health April Meeting

Published on Tuesday, April 13

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Ramadan is an important time for those who celebrate and is an opportunity to connect as a community and connect with faith. This is typically a time of gathering; however, minimizing the risk of COVID-19 must be prioritized as the pandemic continues.

Published on Wednesday, April 7

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Workplace Mental Health Survey to inform mental health supports for the Windsor-Essex County workforce.

Published on Friday, April 2

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Eligible residents can now book online or call for an appointment. As of today, adults 60 years and older born in 1961 or earlier will be able to register to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

Published on Thursday, April 1

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After an incredible 30 years of service and a long year at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Nursing Officer and CEO Theresa Marentette announces her intention to retire June 30, 2021.

Published on Friday, April 2

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The following statement can be attributed to Theresa Marentette, CEO for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):

Published on Friday, March 26

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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) will begin administering the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to residents of Windsor and Essex County 70 years of age and older, born in 1951 or earlier, at the Libro Credit Union Centre in the Town of Amherstburg.

Published on Friday, March 26

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The following statement can be attributed to Theresa Marentette, CEO for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):

Published on Thursday, March 25

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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):