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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):

Published on Tuesday, March 23

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As of today, adults 75 years and older born in 1946 or earlier will be able to register to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment.

Published on Saturday, March 20

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Participating pharmacies in the provincial pilot program to vaccinate adults 60 years of age and older starting on Monday.

Published on Wednesday, March 17

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting

Published on Sunday, March 14

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Nothing changes locally on Monday, even though the Ontario provincial booking system for COVID-19 vaccines is scheduled to launch tomorrow morning at 8 a.m.

Published on Tuesday, March 9

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The media is invited to attend a walk-through of the COVID-19 targeted vaccination clinic at the Nature Fresh Farms Recreation Centre in Leamington for adults 80 years of age and older.

Published on Tuesday, March 9

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Following the guidance of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) and on the heels of the announcement of the authorization of the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the province of Ontario is delaying the administration of second doses for those who do not have a scheduled appointment prior to March 11th.