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: https://www.sarnia.ca/sarnia-canada-day-celebrations-2/
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: https://www.sarnia.ca/transit-updates/
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: https://news.ontario.ca/medg/en/2020/06/ontario-encourages-support-of-local-small-businesses.html
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
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 30 the SPCG can report that:
|Test Results Received (as per last available daily update)||12,228|
|Percent of Test Results Positive||2.3%|
|Number of Related Deaths||25|
|Current Active Outbreaks||1|
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
- 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.