The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met via teleconference on June 30, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. regarding developments related to the COVID-19.

The City of Sarnia wish residents a Happy Canada Day! We recognize how instrumental your individual efforts helped in getting to Stage 2 of the Provincial framework for reopening. We thank all community members for continuing to work hard as we continue to prepare to move into Stage 3.

This year’s Canada Day celebration will look different. To participate in Sarnia’s first Virtual Canada Day Celebration, visit the City’s website where a full Canada Day schedule including event details can be found:

Sarnia Transit & Care-A Van will not operate on July 1, 2020. Service will resume on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Additional details are available online:

The City’s Compost Site will be closed on July 1, 2020 and will reopen July 2, 2020.

Regular recycling and waste collection will continue on Wednesday, July 1. Please have waste safely put out by 7 a.m. For the most up-to-date information on collections, download the Recycle Coach app for personalized set-out reminders and the ‘What Goes Where’ sorting tool.

As a reminder, place all personal protective equipment, such as gloves and masks, and personal hygiene and sanitary products – including wipes and tissues – in the garbage. Do not place these items in the blue box.

The Ontario Government is celebrating International Small Business Week with the launch of the “Shop Local! Shop Safe! Shop with Confidence!” campaign, encouraging Ontarians to support their local small businesses and to shop safely while doing so. For more details:

The Ontario government is celebrating Canada Day by offering free day use at all provincial parks, and beginning July 4, 2020 is offering free fishing for two weeks in Ontario. For more details:

Throughout the pandemic, stay up to date with the City’s latest response efforts by frequently checking Please visit the City’s website, Facebook, and/or Twitter for additional updates.

As of 9:30 a.m. on June 30 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County

Test Results Received (as per last available daily update) 12,228
Percent of Test Results Positive 2.3%
Confirmed Cases 285
Recovered Cases 255
Number of Related Deaths 25
Active Cases 5
Current Active Outbreaks 1
Resolved Outbreaks 8

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received 1,166
Total number of emails received 959
Total number of phone calls received 207
Total number of fines issued 5

Lambton Public Health


The Government of Ontario has extended the Declaration of Emergency currently in force under s.7.0.2 (4) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act until July 15, 2020.

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.