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Highest-risk individuals with health conditions can book vaccine appointment

Posted on Friday, April 23, 2021 11:44 AM

As we work toward protecting the most vulnerable members in our community against COVID-19, Niagara residents who meet the highest-risk health conditions criteria, as well as their essential caregiver, can book a vaccine appointment by calling the provincial call centre at 1-833-943-3900 (TTY 1-866-797-0007).

Patient Eligibility

Individuals with the following highest-risk health conditions are eligible

  • Organ transplant recipients (including patients waitlisted for transplant)
  • Hematopoietic stem...

Strat plan

Help Shape the Next 10 Years of Conservation

Posted on Friday, April 23, 2021 09:22 AM

“It is time to shape the next 10 years of conservation in Niagara! The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority is developing a new strategic plan, and would like to invite the members of our communities to “get involved” by participating in the process. A public survey link can be found here. The survey will be open until May 6, 2021. 

This new strategic plan begins with a fresh approach towards achieving a shared vision. A representative team of staff experts from various departments are leading...

Niagara Impact

Nominations open for Regional Chair’s Niagara Impact Awards

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:14 PM

At today’s 2021 State of the Region address, Regional Chair Jim Bradley officially launched the new Niagara Impact Awards to recognize community members who have made a positive impact on life in Niagara.

Throughout the past year, there have been numerous stories of people or organizations in our community who have risen to the unique challenges of the past 13 months. The Niagara Impact Awards highlight those who have risen to the occasion, lending a helping hand in order to make living in Niagara...


Celebrating COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Volunteers

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 04:07 PM

During National Volunteer Week, Niagara Region Public Health would like to take the opportunity to thank the 293 volunteers who have signed up to assist with our COVID-19 vaccination clinics.

The ability to run all of our mass immunization clinics across the region would not be possible without the help of all of our incredible volunteers, between the ages of 18 and 72, who have already put in over 2,000 hours at the clinics.

Cheryl Morris is one such volunteer, who has  been spending her retirement...


Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services launches FARM 911

Posted on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 08:36 AM

Approved by City Council the beginning of March, Port Colborne Fire & Emergency Services launches FARM 911 as part of the Emily Project initiative.

The Emily Project - FARM 911 permits address signage to be installed on rural farmlands that normally do not have civic addresses. The address signs help to provide a street address location in case of an emergency, which can lead to a more efficient and effective emergency service response. 

“There is a lot of farmland in our community and not...