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. 20 October 2020 – CHOK – Morning Show with Sue Storr

    Dr. Ranade discusses mental health, flu shots, test results, and LPH’s new COVID-19 case map that shows where confirmed cases reside; not where cases were exposed to COVID-19. Do not use the map to draw conclusions about personal risk.

  2. 16 October 2020 – CHOK – Morning Show with Sue Storr

    Dr. Ranade says a recent increase in COVID-19 cases was an indication of more to come, and the surge of cases is linked to a known social network. Dr Ranade encouraged residents to pare activities to essentials, and do it safely.

  3. 15 October 2020 – CHOK – Morning Show with Sue Storr

    Dr. Ranade expresses concern about increase in local cases and says everyone needs to narrow their scope of activities to absolute essentials to keep the spread to a minimum to allow other activities to function.