Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 03:00 PM
Wyoming, ON – Lambton County Library has cancelled the One Book Lambton discussion with The Reason You Walk author, Wab Kinew, and Dr. Niigaan Sinclair on Friday, April 24, 2020. The cancellation is a result of ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus through social distancing.
"While we had intended to host a signature event to mark the conclusion of our One Book Lambton initiative, we have made the decision to stop event planning efforts...
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 01:00 PM
Point Edward, ON - Due to the expansion of COVID-19 response demands in the community, Lambton Public Health (LPH) has implemented measures to re-direct and re-allocate health unit resources to deal with the current situation.
Staff are being redirected to support the COVID-19 response, and as a result, some routine programs and services are suspended or modified with new access requirements.
The following changes will be implemented as of Friday March 20, 2020.
Office restrictions or closures:
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 05:00 PM
Wyoming, ON - In order to fight the spread of COVID-19, the decision has been made to move to a required services model and to restrict public access to the County of Lambton Administration Building, 789 Broadway Street, Wyoming as of Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.
Restricting public access will enable us to practice enhanced social distancing, which has been strongly recommended by our Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ranade, along with other encouraged prevention measures like frequent...
Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 02:00 PM
Wyoming, ON - At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the County of Lambton declared a State of Emergency in accordance with the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
A State of Emergency was declared for the following reasons:
- To raise public awareness regarding the gravity of the current pandemic situation,
- To protect volunteers that are called to assist,
- To preserve the rights of the county for future compensation should it become available; and
- To ensure the...
Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 05:00 PM
Wyoming, ON - This morning, community leaders met to discuss the impacts of today's provincial declaration of a state of emergency for the province of Ontario. The County is fully supportive of the provincial declaration and we echo their sentiments.
"Response to the COVID-19 event requires a consistent response from the whole of society and the whole of government," says Lambton County Warden Bill Weber. "We appreciate the response from the community and the steps many have taken so far to...