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No one wants to find themselves in an emergency or health-related issue, but it's important to be prepared. Understanding the role and capabilities of emergency and community health services will help to keep residents safer and in control of their own health.

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Canadian Mental Health Association
Karen Gignac - Manager, Mental Health Services
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
Dr. Wajid Ahmed - Associate Medical Officer of Health
Leamington and Area Family Health Team
Dr. Sheila Horen - Lead Physician
Lisa Durocher - Clinical Lead
Shoppers Drug Mart
Elisa Braccio - Pharmacist and Owner
Windsor Regional Hospital
Theresa Morris - Director of Emergency Services


up to 85% of cardiac arrests occur in public places or at home.

Knowing CPR can help improve ones chances of survival.


stroke is the leading cause of adult disability in canada.

Healthy lifestyle choices can help reduce your chances of having a stroke.



in 2016, ewems responded
to over 47,000 medical emergencies in our community.

That's an average of over 35,000 hours of patient contact time!


calling 911 does not
guarantee you will be
assessed by a physician

All patients are prioritized based on the severity of their condition.



ewems actively participates in the party program...

...educating our youth on the dangers of drugs, alcohol and distracted driving.


ewems recently established a community room at the children's safety village.

We are working hard at educating our youth on who Paramedics are and when to utilize them.



CALL 911

ways to help


Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

Signs of stroke such as numbness, slurred speech, severe headache, weakness on the face or loss of consciousness.

Any symptoms of a heart attack including chest pain, pain in the left arm or the jaw, sudden weakness or dizziness.

Any life or limb threatening injury.

Have a list of past medical history on-hand.

Ensure all medication is accessible.

Make sure your address is visible from the road.

When you see their lights, pull to the right.

click here for more information on essex windsor ems and how to prepare for an emergency.
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#Paramedic service providers protect & assist Canadians across 🇨🇦 every day. During #ParamedicServicesWeek, we thank them for being there to provide emergency services when we need them the most. #COVID19 #HealthcareHeroes #ThankYouThursday

The children of Windsor-Essex really stepped up when we asked them to create inspirational artwork to brighten up area healthcare facilities. Pictures like these are making many people happy. #ParamedicServicesWeek #YQGStandsStrong

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