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Public school board says play equipment is off limits

Kids will have fewer options for playing outside. The Lambton-Kent District School Board says the play equipment at its schools is off-limits. In a social media post, the board says it is an attempt to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus during the time the schools have been ordered closed by the Minister of… Read more »

Ontario rolls out $17 billion COVID-19 aid package

The province has rolled out $17 billion in new funding and tax deferrals to deal with the fall out of COVID-19. Finance Minister Rod Phillips delivered a financial statement today to deliver the details. The government has set up a $1 billion COVID-19 fund for emerging needs, $594 million to deal with existing capacity issues,… Read more »

At least one of Lambton’s five COVID-19 patients seen at Petrolia’s ER

Petrolia’s Charlotte Eleanor Englehart Hospital did receive a patient who tested positive for COVID-19. Over the past three days, five people went to Bluewater Health’s emergency departments in Sarnia and Petrolia with symptoms of the highly-contagious, flu-like virus. They’ve all now tested positive for COVID-19. Julia Oosterman of Bluewater Health says at least one of… Read more »