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Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Starting Active Tick Surveillance 2022

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 09:44 AM

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) launched their active tick surveillance program on Friday, May 13, 2022. This involves the identification and testing of ticks that are collected by public health staff. The field surveillance is conducted at public parks and trails that are frequently used by residents to retrieve local data of tick populations.

“Lyme disease is a serious disease that is spread by the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. These tiny little creatures can be found in...

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Windsor Essex County Health Unit Food Handler Exam 2022

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:45 AM

The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is pleased to announce that individuals interested in becoming a certified food handler now have the opportunity to write their exam in one of several locations in Windsor-Essex County: Leamington, Amherstburg, LaSalle and Windsor. These examination opportunities will support individuals seeking employment and those currently employed in the food service sector in obtaining their food handler certification.  

Windsor (2 sessions)
Wednesday, May 25 and...

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Website Service Disruption, May 24, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 10:49 AM

Update: we are working with our vendor to provide a fix for the service disruption to the Online Services portion of our website. We expect the system to be active after June 18, 2022. 

Property Tax payments are due on June 24 and August 26, 2022. If you are registered to receive your upcoming bill by email, you will still receive the message, however you will not be able to log into the system to view your bill. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  


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Annual Hydrant Maintenance - Area 30

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 10:30 AM

The annual hydrant maintenance program will take place over the next couple of weeks in LaSalle in the following areas: 

Area 23 - Old Front Road to Matchette Road, Morton Drive to Turkey Creek.  

Area 30 - Laurier Dr to Martin Lane, Front Road to the Detroit River.

Customers in these areas may experience a reduction in pressure and/or discolored water conditions. If water discoloration occurs, residents should run their cold water taps until the water clears. For information, please...

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Splash Pad Opens For The Season

Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2022 04:46 PM

Update as of Friday, June 10, 2022 - Due to a high demand to have the splash pad available for use later into the evening, the Vollmer Complex Splash pad will now stay open until 9:00 pm each day. Enjoy the splash pad daily this summer from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Cool off this summer at the Vollmer Complex splash pad located at 2121 Laurier Parkway, in LaSalle. Starting Friday, May 20 the splash pad will be open daily from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm to provide hours of fun for the whole...