The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) will begin administering the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to residents of Windsor and Essex County 80 years of age and older beginning Monday, March 1 through targeted vaccination clinics.
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On February 9, the provincial COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force released their Guidance on Prioritizing Healthcare Workers for COVID-19 vaccine.
The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit would like to take this opportunity to thank Chapman’s Canada for their generous donation of an industrial size freezer.
For registered healthcare professionals who are interested in volunteering with public health to participate in the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, the application form is just a click away.
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