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BREAKING- UPDATED: Five case of COVID-19 confirmed in Lambton

The Lambton Public Health Unit says five people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. They’re all being treated in hospital in Sarnia. They are all over the age of 60. Officials say each person came to Bluewater Health’s emergency department – although it is not clear at this point whether that was in Petrolia… Read more »

Hotline helps businesses deal with COVID-19 in the workplace

If you’re wondering exactly what you should do to protect your employees in the age of the novel coronavirus, there is help. The province has launched a toll-free line  to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province’s recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces. It’s 1-888-444-3659. On Monday, the province ordered… Read more »

Bracing for the economic impact of COVID-19

Sandra Hartman expects there will be a lot more people visiting the Petrolia Food Bank in the next few weeks. The manager says it won’t take long for people in the service industry – who have been laid off as businesses close to try to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus – to run… Read more »