County of Lambton Facility Closures and Meeting Cancellations
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...
County of Lambton Declares State of Emergency
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 organization...
Emergency Control Group Update - March 17
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...
County of Lambton Closes Its Libraries, Museums and Gallery
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020 03:00 PM
Wyoming, ON - As a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and support the efforts of Lambton Public Health to promote social distancing, the County of Lambton Cultural Services Division has decided to close all of its cultural services facilities, effective end of scheduled hours Monday, March 16 through to Sunday, April 5.
This closure impacts all 25 Lambton County Library locations (including the Sarnia Library Theatre), Lambton Heritage Museum, Oil Museum of Canada, Lambton...
COVID-19 Travel Recommendations and Closure of Daycares and Day Camps
Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2020 06:00 PM
Point Edward, ON - Lambton Public Health (LPH) continues to actively monitor this developing situation, in collaboration with national and provincial health agencies, as well as local stakeholders, including hospitals and community agencies.
There are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lambton County at this time.
- Avoid all non-essential travel outside of Canada.
- All travellers returning to Canada, including a quick trip across the border, are asked to self-isolate at home for...