Province opens eligibility for bivalent COVID-19 vaccine
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 12:49 PM
Point Edward, ON – Beginning Monday, Sept. 12, the Province of Ontario will open eligibility for a booster dose of the Moderna Spikevax Bivalent COVID-19 vaccine to priority groups of the population. This announcement follows Health Canada’s approval of the bivalent vaccine on Thursday, Sept. 1.
Starting today at 8:00 a.m., bivalent COVID-19 booster appointments became available to be booked for the most vulnerable populations, including:
- Individuals aged 70+
- First Nation, Inuit and Métis...
Province further expands booster eligibility, amends COVID-19 isolation requirements
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 03:14 PM
Point Edward, ON – The Province of Ontario has announced the expansion of eligibility for COVID-19 booster vaccines as well as updates to public health guidance regarding COVID-19 case management.
Starting Thursday, Sept. 1, children aged 5 to 11 years old will be eligible to receive a 1st booster dose (3rd total dose) of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Individuals aged 5 to 11 are recommended to receive this booster at an interval of 168 days (6 months) after receiving their primary series...
Province expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility for children
Posted on Thursday, July 21, 2022 04:13 PM
Point Edward, ON – Starting Thursday, July 28, the Province of Ontario will expand eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to additional populations.
Eligibility will be expanded to the following groups:
- Individuals aged 6 months to under 5 years will be able to receive the pediatric Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
- Immunocompromised Individuals between ages 12 and 17 will be eligible for a 2nd booster (fifth dose) at a recommended interval of 168 days (6 months) after their 1st booster (fourth dose)
Lambton Public Health exiting Emergency Response Mode
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 11:08 AM
Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health (LPH) is announcing that effective Wednesday, June 1 it is exiting Emergency Response Mode and will begin a staged return to normal operations.
After 26 months of emergency operations, this transition will allow for LPH staff to begin to readjust focus to other public health priorities, while also ensuring staff are able to quickly pivot back to pandemic response mode if outbreaks and cases increase, or additional immunization efforts are required.
COVID-19 Situation: Living With and Managing COVID-19
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 02:49 PM
Point Edward, ON - Lambton Public Health (LPH) continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 situation in our community. As a reminder, COVID-19 is not over and the virus is still present and circulating in our community.
The BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron is now the dominant circulating strain of COVID-19 in Ontario and spreads very easily. This is resulting in an increase in outbreaks in high-risk settings like long-term care, and is starting to have impacts on the number of hospitalizations for...