Public Health Resources

Coronavirus: what you need to know

In December 2019, an outbreak of pneumonia was reported in Wuhan, China. The cause was identified as a novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV.

The City is working closely with Public Health Sudbury & Districts and other community partners to monitor the global situation and respond accordingly. Public Health says there are no confirmed cases in Greater Sudbury. The risk of outbreak in our community remains low.

For the most up-to-date local information, visit the Public Health Sudbury & Districts website at

Regular handwashing is the best defence against spreading illnesses, including coronavirus.

It’s important to ensure the information you’re receiving is accurate and from a credible source. Here are some additional information sources:

Public Health Agency of Canada

  • Risk level for Canadians
  • Current situation
  • Travel advisories

Public Health Ontario

  • Information for health care providers:
    • Guidance and best practices
    • Laboratory testing (health care providers)

Ontario Ministry of Health

  • Ontario news
  • Status of cases in Ontario – updated at 10:30 a.m. daily

World Health Organization

  • Technical documents
  • Questions and answers