Maureen Revait

Maureen graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2008. Born and raised in Windsor she returned to the city and freelanced for two years before landing a permanent position with BlackburnNews.com. Since 2010 she's reported in Windsor, Essex County and Chatham-Kent.

Ambulance backing into the Emergency Department at Windsor Regional Hospital- Met Campus. (Photo by Maureen Revait)

WECOSS issues overdose alert

The region’s surveillance system that monitors opioid-related emergency department visits has registered a sharp increase over the last week.