Effective Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the government is issuing a province-wide Stay-at-Home order requiring everyone to remain at home except for essential purposes, such as going to the grocery store or pharmacy, accessing health care services (including getting vaccinated), for outdoor exercise , or for work that cannot be done remotely.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Health Sciences North’s Ramsey Lake Health Centre affecting the sixth floor, north tower. Currently, there are two active outbreaks at Health Sciences North, both are contained and there is no evidence of ongoing transmission.
More COVID-19 vaccines are now available in Greater Sudbury. Public Health is booking vaccine appointments for those 70 and older through the Ontario online booking system. Those 55 and up can now book an appointment to get the AstraZeneca vaccine at any one of three pharmacies in the area.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has expanded the COVID-19 outbreak originally declared at the Salvation Army Cedar Place shelter and the YMCA Warming Centre on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, to include the Samaritan Centre Resource Program, 344 Elgin Street, and the Homelessness Network Day Centre, 199 Larch Street, in Greater Sudbury.
According to the Ministry of Health, an outbreak can be declared over when at least 14 days have passed with no evidence of ongoing transmission that could reasonably be related to exposures in the area of concern and there are no further ill individuals associated with the initial exposed cohorts have tests pending.
As of noon on March 25, 2021 HSN has 21 patients admitted who have tested positive for COVID-19. 9 of these patients are in the ICU. There are 28 patients admitted to HSN who are currently being tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting results.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Chartwell Southwind Retirement Residence. Public Health is actively working with the retirement home to investigate the outbreak and to protect residents and staff
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Extendicare Falconbridge affecting the second and third floors of the facility. Public Health is actively working with the long-term care home to investigate the outbreak and to protect residents and staff.
Public Health Sudbury has declared a COVID outbreak at the apartments at 323 Second Avenue North. There's a high risk of exposure for anyone who lives in, works in, or has visited the building since March 6. Everyone in the building is asked to stay home and get tested if they show symptoms.
Sudbury is a week into the Grey Zone lockdown and hair salons have not been happy about what it's meant for them. Owners have been writing to all levels of government, one owner is open in defiance of regulations and RondezVous Hair Salon on Lasalle has been identified as a potential exposure site.
As of noon on March 18, 2021 HSN has 21 patients admitted who have tested positive
for COVID-19. 6 of these patients are in the ICU. There are 40 patients admitted to HSN
who are currently being tested for COVID-19 and are awaiting results
Easing restrictions to allow certain outdoor activities, including outdoor dining and fitness classes, for regions in the grey zone is something Premier Doug Ford says he would “absolutely” be in favour of doing provided the medical officers of health and mayors agree to it.
Public Health is actively working with the hospital to investigate the outbreak and ensure patients and staff are protected. Currently, three outbreaks are contained and there is no evidence of ongoing transmission
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is advising the public of a potential high-risk of exposure to COVID-19 specifically for anyone who attended P&M’s Kouzzina (1463 Lasalle Blvd.) in Greater Sudbury on any of the following dates: March 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, or 10.