Windsor and Essex County have been leaders in the province in the distribution of vaccines since they became widely available in March of this year.
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Moving forward, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit media line at extension 6397 (NEWS) and the firstname.lastname@example.org email account will only be monitored Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays.
The comments made by WHO’s chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan was in response to individuals making their own decisions to access 3rd or 4th doses of COVID vaccines on their own instead of following public health recommendations.
As of 10 a.m. today, individuals who were vaccinated from out of province or country can register their information through a dedicated and secure Windsor-Essex County Health Unit online registration form.
A virtual media briefing is being held to inform the media on recent COVID-19 public health updates. Details for media attendance is below:
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) has launched a new website section that contains information for schools, childcares, and day and overnight camps
As of 8 a.m. Saturday, July 3, Windsor and Essex County youth 12 to 17 years of age and older will be eligible to book their second dose Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at a mass vaccination clinic, local pharmacy, or healthcare provider office that is administering vaccines.
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.
Day and overnight camps are permitted to run in the summer of 2021. Camp administrators must implement measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among campers, as well as staff.
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.