The Sarnia Primary Control Group (SPCG) met today regarding developments related to COVID-19.
In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health, and other health experts, the province has transitioned to the Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.
The framework categorizes public health regions into five levels: Green-Prevent, Yellow-Protect, Orange-Restrict, Red-Control, and Lockdown being a measure of last and urgent resort.
On November 7, 2020 Lambton Public Health moved into the Green – Prevent category. More information is available online: https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/59081/ontario-moves-public-health-unit-regions-into-covid-19-response-framework-to-keep-ontario-safe-and-o
Canadian Sarnia Legion Branch 62, in partnership with the City of Sarnia,
Sarnia Historical Society and The Video Show Network will be live streaming a
Remembrance Day Service on their Facebook pages. Additionally, you can
listen to the service via the radio on CHOK or watch on YOURTV (Cogeco).
The Virtual Event will start at 11:00 a.m.
While following the advice of Public Health officials, the City of Sarnia is asking residents to pay their respects from home or virtually. To protect the health of our local Veterans and community members, there will be no public ceremony and the public are advised not to gather.
Here are a few additional ways that you can safely reflect, honour, and remember on November 11th:
- Tune in to the National Remembrance Day Ceremony
- Observe 2 minutes of silence at 11 a.m. from wherever you are
- Wear a poppy and support the Legion’s Poppy campaign
- Reach out to a Veteran by phone or email to say thank you
- Learn about Remembrance Day and the stories of those we honour:
- Sharing your thanks online by using #RemembranceDay
- Send a note to a Veteran through Postcards for Peace (students)
- Submit a photo of a relative or friend to be included on the Virtual Wall of Honour & Remembrance
In honour of Remembrance Day, City offices including City Hall and the Compost Site will be closed on Wednesday, November 11. Sarnia Transit service will run as scheduled.
For more information on COVID-19, visit:
- City of Sarnia website: https://www.sarnia.ca/covid-19/
- Lambton Public Health website: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca
- Local COVID-19 Testing Assessment Centres: https://lambtonpublichealth.ca/2019-novel-coronavirus/testing-criteria/
- COVID-19 Case Map
- Public Health Ontario website: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/
- Province of Ontario website: www.ontario.ca/coronavirus
- Government of Canada website: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
Businesses also have the right to create additional standards over and above this by-law,
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 November 10 the SPCG can report that:
|Number of Related Deaths||25|
|Current Active Outbreaks||1|
By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System
|Total number of complaints and inquiries received||1,362|
|Total number of emails received||1,130|
|Total number of phone calls received||232|
|Total number of fines issued||5|