Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: Health Inspections & Food Handling Permits

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Other useful links dealing with Bed Bugs not associated with the Windsor Essex Health Unit 
* To avoid bringing bedbugs home after travelling, make efforts in advance to see if your hotel has a bed bug problem, through an online registry 
Click Here  
This next link allows you to get alerts when someone within a mile from you reports a bedbug problem Click Here
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-258-2146
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5822
Fax 519-258-8672
Primary Contact Philip Wong, Manager, Environmental Health Department, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Provides health inspection services designed to reduce the spread of public illness 
* Food Premises Inspection 
* Food Handler Certification 
* Seasonal Housing (Migrant Workers) 
* Outbreak Investigations 
* Infection Control including personal service settings 
* Rabies Control 
* Radon Inquiries 
* Health Hazard Abatement 
* Vector Borne Surveillance including West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease 
* Information on Septic Tanks and Variances 
* Safe Food Counts Program 
* Small Drinking Water Systems 
* Boil Water Advisories  
* Recreation Water Safety 
* Water QualityTesting 
* Stay Cool and Stay Warm Windsor Essex 
* Zika Virus Information Click Here to Find out more  
Beach Water Testing Click Here 
Boil Water Advisories Click Here 
Bed Bug Information: 
* Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Inspection Department, will mail out literature about bed bugs to anyone requesting the information
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility * No restrictions 
* Other services are mandated under Health Promotion and Protection Act for Windsor-Essex County organizations
Application * Food Handler Course: Register by phone or online
Languages English ; Limited translation upon request
Fees Program - Food Handler Certification Course - $35.87 +HST ; None - Inspections
Agency Information
Established 2007
Primary Executive Theresa Marentette, Acting CEO, CNO | Administration, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Alternate Executive Dr Wajid Ahmed, Acting Medical Officer of Health | Administration, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Funding City / Town - City of Windsor ; Regional / Municipal - County of Essex ; Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
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 1A ; Transway 1C ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom, Ramp, Entrance and Elevator

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