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Successful first day of Niagara Region Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Niagara Falls

Posted on March 19, 2021 11:37 AM

From the Niagara Region

It was a fully booked and bustling first day as Niagara Region Public Health kicked off vaccination clinics at MacBain Community Centre. The first three days at MacBain Community Centre in Niagara Falls are completely booked, and Niagara Region Public Health will deliver 1,776 doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of Saturday.

“We at Public Health are thrilled to have launched large scale COVID-19 vaccinations today. In collaboration with Niagara Health, at the end of...

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Pelham Active Transportation Committee launches road safety and education campaign

Posted on March 18, 2021 12:27 PM

March 18, 2021

Pelham, ON – The Pelham Active Transportation Committee (PATC) wants everyone to keep safety in mind as they walk, cycle, or drive in and around the Town of Pelham. To help achieve this goal, the PATC will launch a print and digital road safety and education campaign.

As more Pelham residents walk and cycle as a preferred mode of transportation, the PATC has developed the “Active in Pelham” awareness campaign, a series of informational and educational...

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Town of Pelham receives Canadian Award for Financial Reporting

Posted on March 17, 2021 10:57 AM

March 17, 2021

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham has been awarded the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2019 annual financial report. The report was submitted for consideration in 2020.

The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program was established to encourage municipal governments throughout Canada to publish high-quality financial reports and provide peer recognition and...

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Niagara transit operators providing free transit to residents travelling to get COVID-19 vaccination

Posted on March 15, 2021 04:27 PM

Niagara transit operators are pleased to be providing free transit fare to residents to and from their COVID-19 vaccination appointments. This offer is to support the health and safety of the community by providing Niagara residents with access to life saving COVID-19 vaccinations at the location they are booked to receive it.

To receive the free fare, riders are required to show the driver a vaccination appointment confirmation (e-mail or other format) to board and proof of vaccination for...

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Are you 80 years of age or older? You can now book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Posted on March 15, 2021 08:57 AM

The provincial COVID-19 vaccine registration portal is now open. Individuals who will be turning 80 or older in 2021 (born in 1941 or earlier) and wish to make an appointment — or an individual trusted to make an appointment on their behalf – can now book an appointment either online at or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-888-999-6488.

Appointments at Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics during March and the...

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