The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on June 24, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19.
Lambton County Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ranade, provided clarification of his position on face coverings and the transmission of COVID-19. For more details visit the Lambton Public Health website: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus/protect-yourself/
The County of Lambton, Social Services Division provided an update on the vulnerable population and child care services in the Sarnia-Lambton area. Emergency child care for essential workers will end Friday, June 26, 2020. Sarnia-Lambton child care facilities will reopen to the general public June 29, 2020, with strict health measures and limited capacity.
The Sarnia Canada Day Committee has created plans to celebrate Canada Day 2020 on a smaller scale and virtual, given this year’s in-person July 1st Canada Day Celebrations have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Residents are encouraged to visit the City’s Canada Day webpage for celebration details: https://www.sarnia.ca/sarnia-canada-day-celebrations-2/
Sarnia Transit & Care-A Van will not operate on Canada Day, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Service will resume on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Sarnia Transit service continues to operate for essential trips only, within a modified Sunday service, and capacity is limited. For regular transit users, purchasing a monthly pass or sheets of tickets is the most economical method. Additional details are available online: https://www.sarnia.ca/transit-updates/
Sarnia-Lambton is currently in Stage 2, working towards Stage 3 of the Framework for Reopening our Province.
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 June 24 the SPCG can report that:
|Test Results Received (as per last available daily update)||11,180|
|Percent of Test Results Positive||2.5%|
|Number of Related Deaths||25|
|Current Active Outbreaks||2|
By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System
|Total number of complaints and inquiries received||1,154|
|Total number of emails received||955|
|Total number of phone calls received||199|
|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/