COVID-19 spreads through direct contact with the respiratory droplets of someone who is infected with the virus through their cough or sneeze. These droplets can spread up to 2-metres, or 6 feet. It may also be possible for a person to get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose, or possibly their eyes.

We encourage Chatham-Kent residents to play their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 by:

For More Information:

Click on the links below.

Government of Ontario's COVID-19 webpage.

Government of Canada's Prevention and Risks webpage.

Government of Canada resources in various languages (click on resource & choose language from drop down menu on right)

Prevention announcement in a variety of Indigenous languages: Indigenous Services Canada