Lakeshore - Feb. 19, 2021: Lakeshore Recreation will begin to offer modified recreational programs, and use of its recreation facilities once the region officially enters Orange-Restrict of the response framework. Activities that may become available will include the indoor walking track, ice sports, open skating, shuffleboard, instructional classes at the Atlas Tube, Libro Centre in Woodslee and the Comber Community Centre, as well as a potential re-opening of the WFCU Pools at the Atlas Tube Recreation Centre. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 13, 2020: As Windsor-Essex enters Stage 3 of the provincial reopening framework this week, Mayor Drew Dilkens is taking action to clarify and standardize the rules regarding masks and face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Effective August 19, 2020, a mask that covers the nose and mouth will be required in all indoor public spaces FULL STORY
Toronto - Aug. 4, 2020: In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the local medical officer of health, other health experts, and local authorities, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit will remain in Stage 2 as the province continues to monitor local transmission of COVID-19 and support efforts to contain its spread. FULL STORY
Lighthouse Cove - Aug. 3, 2020: Several roads in Lighthouse Cove currently have water over the road. North West winds along with high lake levels have caused this surge.
Lakeshore crews have been dispatched and road barricades are erected. These barricades are to ensure local traffic only pass along the roads as driving through water covered sections of roads can exacerbate flood water conditions for area residents. FULL STORY
Windsor - Aug. 2, 2020: The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) received a report late Thursday that an employee of the Chuck’s Roadhouse Bar and Grill, located at 6675 Tecumseh Road East in Windsor, has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee worked between Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25. Restaurant management has advised the WECHU that a thorough cleaning and sanitization has taken place. FULL STORY
Kingsville - Jun. 25, 2020: A Statement from Kingsville Mayor Nelson Santos.
"The Town of Kingsville is deeply disappointed to discover Kingsville and Leamington will be held back from entering Stage 2 alongside Windsor and our rural neighbours in Essex County. We regard the decision to leave us in Stage 1 and separating our communities from the rest of the region as divisive and problematic. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jun. 24, 2020: The following statement can be attributed to the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU):
In light of Premier Ford’s announcement moments ago, the region of Windsor-Essex with the exception of Leamington and Kingsville are recommended to move to Stage 2. If approved, this reopening will take effect Thursday June 25th at 12:01 a.m. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jun. 24, 2020: In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and local public health officials, the Ontario government is implementing a three-point plan to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 on farms and throughout the community. Recent outbreaks, especially those in the agriculture and agri-food sectors, pose unique challenges that require a targeted response. FULL STORY
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