COVID-19 exposure in Tilbury


The people who attended a Catholic Women’s League dinner in Tilbury Sept. 27 are on COVID watch.

According to CK Public Health, there were multiple people with confirmed cases of COVID-19 in attendance.

The dinner took place at the Knights of Columbus Hall in the West Kent community.

Public Health officials said everyone in attendance was fully vaccinated and as a results are not required to isolate at this time.

Chatham-Kent’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David Colby said that anyone that was in attendance at the event is to self monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and to get tested immediately if symptoms develop.

It is recommended that all attendees book a testing appointment for Oct. 4.

If you have been called from the health unit as a close contact, they ask you to follow the testing guidance that was provided to you.

Testing appointments can be booked at Chatham’s Assessment Centre, located at 10 Grand Ave. W. You can visit the centre to book an appointment in person, call 519-436-2556 or visit to book.

For anyone currently experiencing symptoms, health officials ask that you get tested immediately, self-isolate at home, and contact CK Public Health by calling 519-355-1071 ext. 5902.


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