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Lake Erie Flood Watch for January 5, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 02:09 PM

For Wednesday January 5, 2022, this notice is intended to inform the public and local municipalities of the condition of the Lake Erie Shoreline as it relates to the Niagara Peninsula and the eastern portions of Haldimand County.

Our area is currently under a Wind Warning as issued by Environment Canada calling for strong southwest winds with potential gusts approaching 90km/hr beginning this afternoon.  These strong southwest winds will increase water levels and waves along the Lake Erie Shoreline.  

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Port Colborne committed to providing customer service under a modified step two

Posted on Wednesday, January 05, 2022 09:41 AM

Port Colborne committed to providing customer service and supporting community under a modified step two of the province’s roadmap to reopen

The City of Port Colborne is committed to providing customer service to the community while ensuring the health and safety of residents and staff.

As a result of time-limited measures put in place under a modified step two of the province’s roadmap to reopen, some city service will be changing.

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Ontario Temporarily Moving to Modified Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen

Posted on Monday, January 03, 2022 02:27 PM

Media Release from Ontario government 

In response to recent trends that show an alarming increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is temporarily moving the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen with modifications that take into account the province’s successful vaccination efforts. These time-limited measures will help blunt transmission and prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed as the...

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Ontario Updating Public Health Measures and Guidance in Response to Omicron

Posted on Thursday, December 30, 2021 08:10 PM

Media Release from the Ontario government

In response to the highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is taking further action to provide additional protection to high-risk settings, and continue to safeguard hospitals and ICU capacity as the province continues to rapidly accelerate its booster dose rollout. Based on the latest evidence and Ontario’s high rate of vaccination, the province is also updating testing and...

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Emergency Departments are under pressure: Please access other alternatives

Posted on Thursday, December 30, 2021 07:55 PM

Media Release from Niagara Health.

Niagara Health is seeing a high number of patients in our Emergency Departments (ED) who do not need this level of healthcare and could access the right level of care through their family physician or other primary care provider.


A significant number of these people are seeking a COVID-19 test and have mild or no symptoms. In these cases, people should stay home and rest while self-isolating to limit the spread of this highly contagious virus. Patients should reach...