The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met electronically with staff from Lambton Public Health (LPH) and Point Edward regarding developments related to COVID-19.

Local

City Hall remains closed to in person service until the end of Step Three of the Provincial Roadmap to Reopen, as many City Staff continue working safely from home. Staff are available to assist by contacting Customer Service Staff, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by phone (519 332 0330 x. 3131) or email: customerservice@sarnia.ca, and through available Online Services.

Lambton Public Health

LPH has expanded second dose eligibility to youth 12-17 years of age who received their first dose of Pfizer at least 28 days ago (as per the recommended minimum interval).

Eligible youth are asked to book their second dose appointments for any of the local clinics using LPH’s online Registration. Residents who are unable to book online may schedule second dose appointments by contacting LPH’s Vaccine Call Centre at 226-254-8222.  

For the latest updates on Sarnia-Lambton’s COVID-19 Immunization Rollout please visit GetTheVaccine.ca.

Provincial Update

The Province is currently in Step 2 of its Roadmap to Reopen. Please view the regulation for the full list of public health and workplace safety measures that need to be followed.

COVID-19 Resources

Business owners/operators are not expected to engage in confrontations with members of the public who are not wearing a face covering. We suggest business owners/operators politely remind patrons of the By-law requirement.

Businesses also have the right to create additional standards over and above this by-law, pursuant to the Trespass to Property Act and their responsibilities under the Occupier’s Liability Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Residents must supply their own face covering. Some business owners/operators will supply masks but they are not required to do so.Residents must supply their own face covering. Some business owners/operators will supply masks but they are not required to do so.

As of 11:30 a.m. on July 6 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County from LPH

Confirmed Cases 3,614
Resolved Cases 3,541
Deaths 62
Active Cases 11
Current Active Outbreaks 1
Incidence Rate per 100,000 – Week of June 20 – June 26, 2021 30.5
Percent Positive – Week of June 20 – June 26, 2021 1.97
Immunizations – as of June 30, 2021
Total immunizations given 122,852
First Dose 82,129
Second Dose 40,723
% Adults with ≥ 1 dose 72.6
% Adults fully vaccinated 37.8
% Youth with ≥ 1 dose 17.9
% Youth fully vaccinated 0.7

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received 2,141
Total number of emails received 1,791
Total number of phone calls received 350
Total number of charges issued 13

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For further information, please contact:

City of Sarnia, Customer Service

customerservice@sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330 Ext. 3131