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

The City Hall building remains closed, however staff are available to assist 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.

The City’s plan for a gradual, safe, and measured reopening continues with a cautious and responsible approach.

We ask all members of the public to use vigilance when visiting City facilities and amenities, in accordance with public health guidelines. First Floor City Hall Customer Service is expected to resume in person services starting Tuesday, October 12, 2021; City Hall second and third floor will be available to the public by appointment only.

City Hall service counters will open with capacity limited to permit physical distancing of 2 metres.

Residents can request an appointment for in-person counter services using the Contact Us Page: https://www.sarnia.ca/comment/. Residents without internet access can reserve a time by calling City Hall. Requests for same-day appointments will be subject to availability.

Provincial Update

The Province is currently in Step 3 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.

Information on vaccination status of COVID-19 cases following vaccination in Ontario from December 14, 2020 to September 18, 2021, is available from Public Health Ontario.

COVID-19 Resources

As of 11:30 a.m. on October 5 the SPCG can report that:

Summary of COVID-19 cases in Lambton County from LPH

Confirmed Cases 3,933
Resolved Cases 3,773
Deaths 70
Active Cases 90
Current Active Outbreaks 4
Incidence Rate per 100,000 – Week of September 19 – 25, 2021 48.9
Percent Positive – Week of September 19 – 25, 2021 3.1
Immunizations – as of September 29, 2021
Total immunizations given 182,982
First Dose 94,153
Second Dose 88,015
% Age 12+ with ≥  1 dose 81.4
% Age 12+ fully vaccinated 76.1

By-Law Enforcement COVID-19 Reporting System

Total number of complaints and inquiries received 2,172
Total number of emails received 1,817
Total number of phone calls received 355
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