The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on July 6, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19.
Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ranade, will provide a local COVID-19 update at the beginning of County Council’s open session at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. County Council meetings are livestreamed through the Streamed Council Meetings link on lambtononline.ca.
Due to COVID-19, cooling centers are limited. Lambton Public Health is urging that if you or someone you know requires assistance due to the heat, please contact Lambton Public Health at 519-383-8331 or 1-800-667-1839 to determine possible access points. For further details visit: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/heat-warning-issued-for-lambton-county-7/
The City of Sarnia has taken a disciplined, responsible and measured approach at implementing precautionary measures to protect citizens and Staff from COVID-19. This approach is guiding decision-making in regards to reopening facilities in the weeks and months ahead. A risk assessment tool developed by the City helps determine what amenities should reopen and when. The risk model uses Sarnia-Lambton specific data, reflecting guidance from Lambton Public Health and the ongoing Provincial Emergency Orders.
Throughout the pandemic, stay up to date with the City’s latest response efforts by frequently checking https://www.sarnia.ca/covid-19/. Please visit the City’s website www.sarnia.ca, Facebook, and/or Twitter for additional updates.
As of 9:30 a.m. on July 6 the SPCG can report that:
|Test Results Received (as per last available daily update)||13,032|
|Percent of Test Results Positive||2.2%|
|Number of Related Deaths||25|
|Current Active Outbreaks||0|
By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System
|Total number of complaints and inquiries received||1,178|
|Total number of emails received||967|
|Total number of phone calls received||211|
|Total number of fines issued||5|
Lambton Public Health
- If you are in distress do not go to an Assessment Centre. Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest Emergency Department.
- If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has symptoms, please self-isolate and use the Ontario Self-Assessment Tool to determine if you need to seek further care.
- Local COVID-19 testing information is available online: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus/testing-criteria/
- To view detailed reports of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County visit: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus/summary-of-covid-19-cases-in-lambton-county/
The Government of Ontario has extended all emergency orders currently in place under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 10, 2020.