press release

Province Increases Restrictions to Stop the Spread of COVID 19

Point Edward, ON –

On Friday October 2nd, the Ontario Government announced new changes to stop and prevent the spread of COVID-19. The following changes will affect Lambton County:

Changes to Assessment Centres:

  •  Appointments only for COVID-19 testing at Assessment Centres as of Sunday, October 4, 2020. No walk-ins will be available.

New Public Health Measures – effective Saturday Oct. 3

  • Face coverings required in all public indoor settings across the province, such as businesses, facilities and workplaces, with limited exemptions including corrections and developmental services. (we are waiting for additional details on this when the provincial regulations are updated) 
  • Pausing social circles and advising that all Ontarians allow close contact only with people living in their own household and maintain two meters physical distancing from everyone else. Individuals who live alone may consider having close contact with another household.

*The Lambton Public Health website will be updated as more information becomes available. For more information and additional changes to other parts of the province please read the provincial announcement.


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