Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:32 AM
Grand Bend, ON - Join Heritage Sarnia-Lambton on Wednesday, November 11 for the digital panel presentation Home and Away: Sarnia-Lambton at War.
In this third digital panel presentation, heritage professionals from across Lambton County will be recognizing our war veterans. Join us as we discuss the incredible stories about the sacrifices that were made by our military overseas, as well as the contributions of brave, local men and women on the home front. This presentation is a great opportunity...
Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 01:09 PM
Point Edward, ON - Noelle's Gift Foundation donated $14,000 to the Ontario Student Nutrition Program-Lambton (OSNP-Lambton) to support the food costs of 38 schools that feed more than 7,400 Lambton students every day.
"Noelle's Gift has been a constant champion for healthy food in schools," said Leslie Palimaka, Health Promotion Assistant at Lambton Public Health. "Their commitment to Lambton students shows their dedication to providing a nourishing start to the day."
Nutrition programs support a...
Posted on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:57 PM
Wyoming, ON - The County of Lambton Emergency Control Group met Wednesday, October 28 to discuss updates in the current COVID-19 situation. The group will meet again on Wednesday next week to discuss new developments and planning requirements. Additional meetings will be scheduled if needed.
At this meeting, the Emergency Control Group:
- Received an update from Lambton County's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ranade, regarding the COVID-19 situation in Lambton County. Current statistics are...
Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 03:47 PM
Point Edward, ON - Due to recent reports of an increase in overdoses, Lambton Public Health urgently reminds those who use street drugs - in particular opioids - and their caregivers:
- NEVER use drugs alone
- Always carry Naloxone
Free Naloxone kits are available from Lambton Public Health, local pharmacies and several partner agencies including Community Health Centres.
In the event of an overdose, always call 911 even when Naloxone is used.
Please stay with the victim and be ready to advise paramedics...
Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 03:19 PM
Point Edward, ON - Lambton Public Health is proactively following up with indoor recreational fitness facilities to support ongoing education and training with regards to maintaining provincial safe operation requirements to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To date, there have been no local outbreaks at recreational fitness facilities in Lambton County.
Owners and operators of recreational fitness facilities have been contacted to remind them of the responsibility they hold in reducing COVID-19 transmission...