Surveys and results (COVID-19)

Public Health Sudbury & Districts has been actively involved with planning, coordinating and responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Conducting situational assessments is an important way to inform our agency’s work in this context and allow us to provide our community partners and decision-makers the best advice possible, both during the response and into the future. Gathering information from residents and stakeholders in our service area through surveys is one important approach to inform these situational assessments.

Experiences and impacts of COVID-19 in Sudbury and districts

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Public Health Sudbury & Districts conducted an online bilingual community survey to understand how COVID-19 is affecting and impacting residents in Sudbury and districts. The survey was open and advertised on social media over twelve days from April 29, 2020 to May 10, 2020. These results are used to inform public health planning and service coordination.

COVID-19 Safe Behaviours

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Between June 19 and June 24, 2020, Public Health Sudbury & Districts conducted a bilingual community survey to better understand which precautions residents of Sudbury & Districts have taken to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. The results from this survey are used by Public Health to inform planning and service coordination.

Public health system evaluation and lessons from the first peak of COVID-19

The Council of Ontario Medical Officers of Health (COMOH) has published a report entitled Public health system evaluation and lessons from the first peak of COVID-19

Public Health Sudbury & Districts participated in the development of this report, which describes the role of the local public health system, provides lessons learned from the first peak of COVID-19, and identifies opportunities to improve as we prepare for the next phase. From supporting a safe return to school to preparing for the upcoming flu season, local public health units continue to maintain public health programming, while leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in their communities.

COVID-19 community phone survey: Knowledge, behaviors and impacts

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Between May 15 and June 11, 2020, Public Health Sudbury & Districts conducted a bilingual telephone survey of persons aged 16 years and older to better understand knowledge, behaviours and impacts of COVID-19 in Sudbury & Districts. The survey was completed by CCI Research on behalf of Public Health. The results from this survey are used by Public Health to inform planning and service coordination.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts COVID-19 First Wave Response Evaluation

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Public Health Sudbury & Districts has spent months leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic across sectors in our communities. Our agency conducted an online bilingual COVID-19 first wave evaluation survey, which was open from July 22 to August 5, 2020. The survey was made available to all community members, partners, and stakeholders. Findings from this survey help identify strengths and lessons learned as well as opportunities to improve our COVID-19 response as we prepare for the next phase. Read the evaluation.

COVID-safe practices in Sudbury and districts: September snapshot

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Public Health Sudbury & Districts conducted an online bilingual community survey to understand which precautions residents of Sudbury & Districts have taken to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. The survey was open and advertised on social media from September 23 to October 1, 2020. In some sections, comparisons are made with previous survey results collected between June 19 and June 24, 2020. These results are used by Public Health to inform planning and service coordination.

Mental Health, Substance Use & Injury Prevention Survey Results

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Public Health Sudbury & Districts conducted an online bilingual community survey to understand how COVID-19 is affecting and impacting mental health, substance use and injury prevention. The survey was open and advertised on social media over 11 days from July 2 to July 13, 2020. The results will be used to inform public health planning and service coordination.


This item was last modified on November 18, 2020