Municipality of Lambton Shores Declares State of Emergency

Posted On Wednesday March 18, 2020

For Immediate Release

March 18, 2020 – Lambton Shores, ON – Following the lead of the Province of Ontario and the County of Lambton, the Municipality of Lambton Shores has made the decision to declare a State of Emergency effective today, March 18, 2020 at 3:15 p.m. in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

A State of Emergency was declared for the following reasons:

  • To raise public awareness regarding the gravity of the COVID-19 pandemic situation,
  • To protect volunteers that may be called to assist,
  • To preserve the rights of the Municipality for future compensation should it become available; and
  • To ensure the organization can quickly respond to other unforeseen events should they arise.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available, please visit our COVID-19 Information Hub for updates.

For more information please contact:

Bill Weber, Mayor
Municipality of Lambton Shores
Telephone: (519) 649-6885

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