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Ontario Enacts Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 03:47 PM

The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, is immediately declaring a third provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA). These measures are being taken in response to the rapid increase in COVID-19 transmission, the threat on the province's hospital system capacity, and the increasing risks posed to the public by COVID-19 variants.

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Niagara Region Public Health in Port Colborne today for COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 02:09 PM

Niagara Region Public Health is pleased to be in Port Colborne today for a mass vaccination clinic.

It’s important to note that Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics will continue to be open during the provincewide shutdown.

This morning Niagara saw many new appointments booked as the provincial booking portal opened up to Niagara residents who are turning 60 or older in 2021 (born in 1961 or earlier). As a result of this strong turnout, all Niagara area clinics are now fully...

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Niagara to begin vaccinating frontline child care and education workers over April Break

Posted on Tuesday, April 06, 2021 03:38 PM

Through guidance from Niagara’s Community Coordination Taskforce for COVID-19 Vaccination, child care, elementary and secondary school sectors have been prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination in Niagara region.

Beginning April 9, frontline staff in the following roles, who are unable to work from home, will be able to book a vaccine appointment:

  • Teachers and educators, including occasional supply teachers who are actively working in-person and/or who backfill teachers who are absent because of potential...

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Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics to continue during shutdown

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 04:21 PM

Niagara Region Public Health has been making its away across the region vaccinating eligible residents. After successful clinics in Niagara Falls, Welland, Grimsby, Fort Erie, Wainfleet and Niagara-on-the-Lake, today Public Health is hosting the first clinic in West Lincoln at the Community Centre.

It’s important to note that Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics will continue to be open during the provincewide shutdown.

The success of the clinics would not be possible without...

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Easter Holiday Hours

Posted on Thursday, April 01, 2021 03:37 PM

On behalf of City Council and Staff, we wish you a very "hoppy" and safe Easter long weekend. 

Just a friendly reminder: 

  • Municipal offices will be closed Friday, April 2, 2021 and Monday, April 5, 2021. Staff will return Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. to continue to assist you by phone, email, or appointment.
  • If you require our Operations Department due to a road or water emergency, you can call our after-hours dispatch at 905-835-5079. The Operations Department will resume regular...