Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 03:00 PM
The September 2021 edition of This Month in Lambton includes the following news, service updates, programs and events:
- Lambton Fall Colour & Craft Festival
- Your Actions Matter - Help stop COVID-19 this fall
- Lambton County Archives presents History of Community Concert Bands in Lambton County
- All 25 Lambton County Library locations now open
- Culture Days at Lambton County Library
- Proof of vaccination & accessing vaccine receipts
- Staying aware during emergencies
- Ontario expanding Seniors...
Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 09:30 AM
Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health (LPH) would like to thank Dr. Christopher Greensmith for stepping in and assuming the role of Acting Medical Officer of Health over the last five weeks.
“Dr. Greensmith is a well-respected leader with excellent connections to our local health care partners, and his strong public health background served to make this transition easy,” said Andrew Taylor, General Manager of Public Health Services for the County of Lambton. “His leadership and guidance during...
Posted on Thursday, September 23, 2021 08:45 AM
Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health (LPH) has been advised by Indigenous Services Canada that mosquitos collected from two traps located on Walpole Island on September 9 and September 14 have tested positive for West Nile Virus.
These are the first positive results for the virus in Lambton County this year. No positive human cases of West Nile have been confirmed to date in the County.
Jessica Zehnal, Supervisor of Health Protection with Lambton Public Health, recommends residents take precautions...
Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 03:01 PM
Point Edward, ON – Starting today, the Province of Ontario’s new proof of vaccination mandate is in effect. All residents are now required to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide proof of their vaccination status to access certain businesses and settings. Public health measures like masking, physical distancing and capacity limits at specific indoor settings should also continue to be followed by all residents and implemented by all local businesses.
“We need to work together...
Posted on Friday, September 17, 2021 01:15 PM
Grand Bend, ON – Lambton Heritage Museum is hosting a virtual talk and panel presentation, Pollinators, Past and Present, on Thursday, September 30 at 7:00 p.m.
In this talk, the panel will discuss the importance of pollinators past and present, and how pollinators are an essential part of healthy ecosystems. Environmental professionals will highlight ongoing local initiatives to promote healthy pollinators, and museum staff will use artifacts from the collection to investigate the significance...