Sunday, March 7, 2021

COVID-19 Updates & Cancellations

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Since then, the impact and ramifications have been felt on a local level.

On December 21, 2020, the Province of Ontario announced a Provincewide Shutdown will go into effect as of Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. Details, here.

Here is a list of information (click the banners to get information directly from the organization), closures and cancellations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic:

Cancellations, closures & postponements

  • Municipal officials say effective December 26, all municipal arenas, pools, galleries, theatres and museums will be closed to the public. Details, here.
  • The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) continues to review the visitor restrictions policy implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and re-assess based on the current situation. Details, here.
  • As the Province prepares for lockdown, the Chatham-Kent Public Library is moving all operating hours toward Curbside Service at all library locations as of December 28, 2020. Details, here.
  • The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 18 in Wallaceburg announced they will be closed for the duration of the Provincial Shutdown, starting December 26, 2020. 

This page will be updated on a daily basis. If you have a COVID-19 related cancellation or closure, contact the Sydenham Current team through their Facebook page, here, or by emailing

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