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COVID-19: the basics

Blackburn News has compiled the basic information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) from Ontario’s Ministry of Health.

Colby concerned about beaches and regional openings

The medical officer of health in Chatham-Kent is keeping a close eye on a couple of contentious health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic but is optimistic about a possible vaccine to get us back closer to normal.

Chatham-Kent Black Lives Matter march (Photo courtesy of the organizers' Facebook page)

Hundreds allowed to march in Chatham during pandemic

A march in Chatham to show solidarity with the fight against systemic discrimination, anti-black racism, and police brutality will be allowed to go ahead even though it violates provincial COVID-19 emergency orders.

London Health Sciences Centre - Victoria Hospital. (Photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News)

Hospitals ready to gradually resume surgeries

It will be different than what patients are use to, but hospitals in London and St. Thomas are moving forward with the gradual resumption of clinical services, including elective surgeries put off due to COVID-19.