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Published on Tuesday, September 20

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A Windsor-Essex County (WEC) resident has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV).

Published on Wednesday, September 14

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The following statement can be attributed to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit regarding Secondary School Student Suspensions for Incomplete Immunization Records

Published on Thursday, September 8

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Today's media briefing at 8:30 a.m. is cancelled. Moving forward, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will hold one media briefing per week, taking place on Wednesday mornings at 8:30 a.m.

Published on Tuesday, August 30

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After more than a year leading the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) through the continued COVID-19 pandemic, Chief Executive Officer Nicole Dupuis has announced her resignation for personal and family reasons.

Published on Monday, August 29

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On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, Nicole Dupuis, CEO of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and Board of Health Chair, Mr. Gary McNamara, will host a virtual media briefing to discuss upcoming changes at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit.

Published on Monday, August 29

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August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day, where we remember the lives lost due to an opioid overdose and take collective action to end stigma by creating a more inclusive environment for people who use substances.

Published on Tuesday, August 16

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As the landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) remains committed to providing timely and credible public health information to the community.

Published on Tuesday, August 9

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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board of Health Meeting August 11, 2022

Published on Monday, August 8

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Public health units are to maintain and review vaccine records for every student attending school in their region and those not up-to-date can be suspended from school for up to 20 days.

Published on Monday, August 8

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Routine monitoring for West Nile Virus (WNV) has identified one positive mosquito pool in our community. This is the first sign of WNV in Windsor and Essex County (WEC) this year.