COVID-19 Survey

May 2020

Background

Lambton Public Health (LPH) will be conducting a COVID-19 related telephone survey to randomly selected adults in Lambton County in the coming weeks.

Ipsos Public Affairs (Ipsos) will be conducting the survey on behalf of LPH and they will be calling from a 416 area code.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the COVID-19 Survey?

The purpose of the survey is to gather information from residents in Lambton County to better understand the impact of COVID-19 and related public health measures. The results from this survey will help Lambton Public Health and community partners better serve citizens of Lambton County during the current pandemic.

How did you get my telephone number?

Your number was randomly selected using a computer program from a publicly available database.

Who will be interviewing me?

Lambton Public Health has contracted Ipsos, a Canadian-based market research and public opinion firm, to conduct this study. Ipsos telephone interviewers will be calling you to ask you to participate in the survey.

How long is the survey?

The survey will take approximately 15 minutes of your time. If you are not available at the time Ipsos calls you, you can book a day and time with the interviewer that is more convenient for you.

Do I need to participate?

The survey is completely voluntary. You can choose to decline to participate in the survey or choose to decline specific questions in the survey if you are not comfortable answering. We welcome you, however, to participate.
Your opinions matter.

Can I complete the survey if I am not called?

No, at this time we are only collecting data from a random sample of Lambton residents. This is the best way to provide results that represent the entire community.

Is my information confidential?

Yes, your responses will be confidential and anonymous. We will not be collecting your name, address or other personal information. Responses to questions in the survey will in no way be linked to an individual person.

Who do I contact for more information?

If you have any questions about the study, please contact:

Lambton Public Health
519-383-8331
publichealth@county-lambton.on.ca