Sudbury and Districts went into the Grey/Lockdown COVID zone on Friday. The City took the step of putting Municipal services into the Grey category March 8 and will leave them there until the region goes back to Orange/Restrict. For COVID-19 updates and information visit greatersudbury.ca/covid.
As of noon Friday, HSN reports 6 patients have COVID-19. 19 other admitted patients at the hospital are waiting for test results. Adult inpatients are now allowed only one Designated Care Partner while children and end of life patients are allowed two. That measure is temporary and will be reviewed.
Sudbury Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Walden Public School on Friday and dismissed the entire school. All students, staff, and essential visitors need to self-isolate until March 19 due to confirmed cases.
All schools in Greater Sudbury and the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts, with the exception of Chapleau area schools, will transition to virtual learning, effective Monday, March 15. Private schools are similarly affected throughout Public Health’s entire service area.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is advising the public of a potential high-risk of exposure to COVID-19 specifically for anyone who attended 662 Crosshill Road in M’Chigeeng First Nation on Saturday, March 6, and Sunday, March 7, 2021.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that March 11, 2021, would be named a National Day of Observance to “honour everyone we lost to this terrible virus, and to recognize the impact this global pandemic has had on all our lives.”
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is advising the public of a potential high-risk of exposure to COVID-19 specifically for anyone who attended Urban Air Adventure Park (1066 Barrydowne Road) in Greater Sudbury on Saturday, February 27, 2021.
With Sudbury moving into the Red Zone Monday, the city will be closing down some municipal services over and above provincial restrictions. All indoor municipal recreation facilities will be closed including pools, arenas and fitness centres. Outdoor rinks and ski hills will be open for now.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts is advising that, due to an internal error, the COVID-19 case data in the Saturday, March 6, 4:00 pm report was incorrect. The updated case count shows 22 new cases, all in Greater Sudbury. With 3 resolved cases, that brings the active count in the area to 173.
Pre-registration for Sudbury COVID-19 vaccines is now open for adults 80 years and up or those receiving chronic home care services. Lotteries will match vaccine recipients with the available supply. Register by Monday, March 8 at 8 pm at surveymonkey.ca/r/vaccineappointment or call 800.708.2505.
Public Health Sudbury & Districts has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School (Rainbow District School Board) in Greater Sudbury after one additional individual tested positive for the virus.
he health and safety of students and employees remains CSC Nouvelon’s top priority. Due to the declaration of a COVID-19 case at École Alliance St-Joseph (Chelmsford) by Public Health Sudbury and Districts and in order to ensure the safety of students and staff, École Alliance St-Joseph will remain closed until Friday, March 12, 2021.