Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Flu Shot Clinics

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-258-2146 ext 1222
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5822
After Hours Phone Answering Machine
Fax 519-258-7288
Primary Contact Stacy Manzerolle, Manager, Healthy Schools
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * In Ontario, the influenza vaccine is free at community influenza clinics, walk-in medical clinics, or your family doctor.  
* Participating pharmacies will be administering the flu vaccine to individuals five years of age and older.  
* If the child is under 5 yrs, they can get a flu-shot at a Walk-in Medical Clinic or their family doctor or Nurse Practitioner led clinics that they are registered with. 
* Flu Shots are also available through various Health Units in Ontario. 
* Most Pharmacies are Registered to Administer Flu Shots in Windsor and Essex County (Call ahead) 
Windsor Essex County Health Unit - Vaccine Information and Distribution 
* Provides information on vaccines and distributes them throughout the community  
* ensures the safe storing and handling of vaccines 
* Holds various Flu-Shot Clinics in Windsor and Essex Locations Click on the link and Scroll to bottom of page for dates and locations of WECHU Flu Shot Clinics 
WECHU: Immunizations for School Ages Children (Public Funded Vaccines) 
* Maintains immunization records of school aged children (see eligibility) 
* follow-up and immunization clinics for students 
* Health Unit offers immunization clinics to school aged children at both the Windsor and Leamington offices by appointment. 
* These clinics are free and a health card is not required. 
* It is mandatory in Ontario to have School Children immunized 
* For a Statement of Conscience or Religious Belief form refusing immunization for a child (Contact your Local Public Health Unit) 
The Immunization Connect Ontario (or ICON) link 
* is a provincial online immunization reporting system 
* It gives people better and easier access to get their records if a record exists. 
* The local health unit has records dating back to the mid 1970s 
* it is up to the individual to notify the health unit of any shots received. (It doesn't come straight from the physician) 
* People can access it with a Health Card number or an immunization identification number and a PIN. 
* The service also allows someone to see when an immunization or booster is due. 
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Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility * Flu Clinics are for Ontario residents and people who work or go to school in Ontario only.  
* You must show ID at the clinics, and children must be accompanied by a legal guardian. 
* Children (6 months to 5 yrs) old must get their flu shot at a health care provider's office or a Local Public Health Unit.  
* Health Unit offers immunization clinics to school aged children(4 yrs-18 yrs) at both the Windsor and Leamington offices by appointment. These clinics are free and a health card is not required. 
* Participating pharmacies will be administering the flu vaccine to individuals 5 years of age and older Only
Application WECHU Immunization Clinics* by appointment only (Walk-in or Call to make an appointment) 
How to register your child’s immunization record with the Health Unit 
* Online registration. 
* Send a fax: 519-258-7288 
* Call at: 519-258-2146 ext 1222 
* Bring your child's records to our Windsor or Leamington offices. 
(A parent/caregiver must contact their local health unit if they wish to have their child's immunization records filed with them).
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Limited translation upon request
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Theresa Marentette, Acting CEO
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
1005 Ouellette Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 4J8
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Erie St
Bus Routes Transway 1C ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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