With more people moving about the community, City services will resume as follows:
- Municipal buildings, including City Hall, Public Works, and the Transit office have reopened effective July 27, 2020. Visitors to City Hall will be required to use the Christina Street entrance.
- Sarnia Transit has moved to Saturday level transit service on weekdays effective Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
- Full reinstatement of transit service effective Sunday, September 6, 2020.
The City of Sarnia remains committed to ensuring the health and safety of all residents by implementing preventative measures and public health best practices to reduce the risk of COVID-19 community spread.
Part of the Reopening Sarnia plan outlines the health and safety measures that help keep both residents and employees safe in our public spaces as we reopen. These measures include:
- Ensuring employees and customers maintain a distance of at least two meters
- Restricting the number of customers allowed to enter facilities
- Encouraging the use of masks in indoor public spaces
- Recommending the use of good hand hygiene through hand sanitizer and encouraging hand washing in all washrooms
- Having staff only and public only entrances/exits to buildings
- Ensuring public spaces, especially high touch areas, are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected regularly
- Use of signage and floor stickers to direct the flow of traffic
- Restricting all services to Customer Service on the main floor of City Hall or within specific areas within facilities
- Encouraging all employees and customers to not enter indoor public facilities if they are experiencing fever, worsening cough, difficulty breathing or in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19
- Installing barriers between employees and customers to ensure proper distancing and safety
- Continuing to encourage the use of other forms of receiving service such as phone, email, online resources, or by booking appointments