Posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 11:35 AM
Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health is reminding area residents to protect themselves and their families against ticks and Lyme disease when outdoors.
Lyme disease is spread by the bite of an infected blacklegged tick; a tiny, slow-moving bug about the size of a sesame seed. Ticks live in wooded areas and fields, and attach themselves to a person or animal that brushes against plants, bushes or tall grass. Once attached, ticks feed on blood; most people never feel the bite.
"Not all blacklegged...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 01:00 PM
Point Edward, ON – The Lambton COVID-19 Immunization Task Force met Tuesday, May 25 to discuss updates to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan in Lambton County. Here are some highlights from the meeting:
To date, a total of 68,755 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to residents of Lambton County by public health, hospitals, primary care and pharmacies. That represents 58.7 percent of adults aged 18+ in Lambton County who have received one or more doses.
Last Tuesday, Lambton Public Health...
Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 10:42 AM
Point Edward, ON – In an effort to inform and maintain local vaccination records, Lambton Public Health (LPH) is releasing a survey to the residents of Lambton County today to gather information regarding COVID-19 vaccinations administered out-of-province and out-of-country.
Those who have received vaccinations outside of Ontario and maintain a full-time or seasonal residence within Lambton County are requested to complete the survey on the Vaccination Reporting page of Lambton Public Health’s website.
Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 03:00 PM
The May edition of This Month in Lambton includes the following news, service updates, programs and events:
- Calling all Heroes!
- LPH launches dedicated Vaccine Call Centre
- Access changes to Lambton Shared Services Centre
- Do you know the warning signs of a tornado?
- Work from home with Lambton County Library
- Experience the illustration of music
- Heritage Hour: On the Lam in Lambton
- Virtual Appointments with Lambton County Archives
- Local Immigration Partnership Launching #AllAreWelcomeHere Campaign
Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021 08:44 AM
Point Edward, ON – Lambton Public Health is reminding the public that while COVID-19 contact tracing continues, the daily surveillance report will not be updated on Monday, May 24 (Victoria Day).
This follows a similar approach with reports from other Provincial health authorities and health units.
Lambton Public Health will continue all case and contact management procedures during the weekend and on the holiday Monday. These procedures support the investigation for a confirmed case, and help to...