Health File

The City Cyclery in Walkerville is seen in this file photo from 5 June 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Group Opposed To Windsor’s Zig-Zaging

(WINDSOR, ON) – Windsor cyclists are aghast at a plan by Windsor to remove part of east-end Wyandotte Street from a proposed on-street designated bicycle…



Province Funds Abuse Prevention Program

(WINDSOR, ON) – Ontario is investing over $130,000 on the province-wide expansion of an abuse prevention workshop and toolkit for adults with developmental disabilities to…


The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit building at Ouellette Avenue and Erie Street West in Windsor is seen in this file photo from 6 February 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Big Bear Coming To Windsor

(WINDSOR, ON) – Almost on the heels of the 210 ton HMCS Goose Bay, the next big visitor to Windsor will apparently be a so-called…


Formerly the housing for young offenders, at the time of the closing of the Windsor Jail, K Range was home to female inmates.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Hepatitis A Case At Oakland County Jail

(PONTIAC, MI) – A male inmate at the Oakland County Jail has a confirmed case of Hepatitis A. The Oakland County Health Division, in collaboration…


The entrance to the Emergency Reception at the Ouellette Campus of WIndsor Regional Hospital is seen in a file photo from 15 September 2016.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

The Growing Infection Fighting Market

(WINDSOR, ON) – A new study says controlling the spread of infections to both patients and visitors in hospitals, could become a $258.3 billion global…


Free swimming was provided to Westside Reunion attendees courtesy of CUPE 82. Contributed image.

Essex Offering Free Programming

(ESSEX, ON) – Essex Council is recognizing the value and benefits of quality recreation and parks by proclaiming June as Recreation and Parks Month in…


Smoking prohibited signs are appearing at City of Windsor park entrances as seen in this file photo from 16 May 2017.Photo by Robert Tuomi.

Health Unit Warns About Public Smoking

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is sending out a message on Facebook to remind citizens about Windsor’s By-Law 113-2006 amendments. The changes…


The Victorian Order of Nurses in Windsor and Essex County promotes a series of events during the month of October 2016. The VON Meals on Wheels / Windsor Fire and Rescue event was held 5 October 2016, and kicked off Community Support Month.Photo courtesy of Mike Kovaliv, SnapD Windsor/VON.

Celebrating 90 Years Of Caring

(WINDSOR, ON) – VON Windsor-Essex has announced the celebration of VON Week 2017 from May 14 to 20. This year’s theme is Together in Care:…


An RCMP Marine Patrol Unit travels along the Detroit River on 3 May 2017.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Boating Season Brings Caution From RCMP

(WINDSOR, ON) – In advance of the Victoria Day long weekend, which typically marks the beginning of boating season, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are…