Community Updates


12 August 2020 – A Message to Parents of School-Aged Children

The decision about whether to send your kids back to school in person isn’t easy. It’s important to continue having these conversations with your family. Hear Dr Ranade’s advice on what needs to be considered.

17 June 2020 – Stage 2 Reopening Approved in Lambton County

Video message from Dr. Sudit Ranade, Lambton County’s Medical Office of Health on the important steps moving forward with COVID-19 Stage 2 reopening on Friday, June 19 for some businesses and services, and protecting the safety of public.

17 June 2020 – County Of Lambton Live Stream – PM Committee

Dr Ranade explains the differences between social gatherings, which require physical distancing, and social bubbles, which allow close contact, to the County of Lambton PM Committee and describes compassionate visitation in palliative care situations.


  1. 21 January 2021 – CHOK – Morning Show with Sue Storr

    Dr Ranade discusses some of the challenges and answers individuals who think COVID isn’t a “big deal”. He also reviews details of the vaccine roll-out in Lambton County starting the week of February 1st. Other points of discussion include regional school reopenings in Ontario, visiting grandparents, and the continued need to observe public health measures even as cases look to be dropping.

  2. 29 January 2021 – CHOK – Morning Show with Sue Storr

    Dr Ranade discusses the COVID-19 situation locally, including the recent deaths in at-risk age-groups. He also touches on the challenges of curfews and lockdowns, the recent dip in provincial cases, and the ongoing complexity of school openings.

  3. 14 January 2021 – CHOK – Morning Show with Sue Storr

    Dr Ranade discusses vaccination roll-out plans for Lambton County and the need to be patient as doses are prioritized for specific vulnerable populations first. We are all reminded of the need to stay positive and think about the good things that you can find in the provincial stay-at-home orders.