press release

Lambton Public Health announces holiday closures and modified services

Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health (LPH), its sub-offices, and services will be closed to the public on the following days:

  • Friday, December 22
  • Monday, December 25
  • Tuesday, December 26
  • Friday, December 29
  • Monday, January 1

Additional program and service changes during open office hours include:

Water sample drop off, which will be available at the Point Edward main office from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on:

  • Thursday, December 21
  • Wednesday, December 27
  • Thursday, December 28

Our “Ask a Public Health Nurse Drop-in Session” will be canceled on Wednesday, December 27, 2023. Regular drop-in will resume the first week of January 2024.

The LPH vaccine call centre will be closed December 27-28 and will re-open Jan 2, 2024. COVID-19 and flu vaccines are available at local pharmacies. Access the list of participating pharmacies at:

STI testing clinical services will be closed December 27-28 due to limited courier services to access a lab.

The Seasonal Infectious Diseases Bulletin is not updated on days when the LPH Office is closed. Over the holidays, the bulletin will be updated on December 27 and January 2.

Regular hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for all other services and programs will be observed December 27-28 and will resume following the holidays on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Should you require after-hours support regarding a public health emergency such as an animal bite, food poisoning, a disease outbreak, or a natural disaster, please call 519-383-8331 or 1-800-667-1839.

Lambton Public Health wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season and encourages you to use our well-practiced basic actions when visiting with family and friends as respiratory illnesses continue to spread throughout Lambton County.

Visit the Service Changes section on our website for a full list of details.


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