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Walk-ins now available at all Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Posted on Friday, July 23, 2021 10:45 AM

To help make it easier to get the vaccine, walk-ins for those getting their first and second doses are now welcome at all Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Anyone 12 years of age or older who does not yet have their first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine is encouraged to come to any Public Health clinic across the region whenever and wherever works best for them. Both Moderna and Pfizer vaccines will be available at all clinics. 

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Digging for Roots: Diversity Garden

Posted on Monday, July 19, 2021 02:25 PM

To celebrate community diversity, both past and present, the Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum has launched a new initiative this summer called Digging for Roots: Diversity Garden. This initiative is asking local artists to paint flowerpots showcasing what diversity means to them. Once completed, the flowerpots will be filled with beautiful flowers and displayed for the public to view starting July 31, at the Museum’s Marine Park. While residents enjoy strolling the Museum grounds, admiring...

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Port Colborne outlines City facility updates as province moves to Step 3

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021 03:46 PM

Effective Friday, July 16, 2021, at 12:01 a.m., the City of Port Colborne, along with the rest of Ontario, will move to Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen based on the ongoing progress of vaccination rates and improvements of key public health indicators.

The following will take effect Friday, July 16, 2021:

  • Outdoor social gatherings and organized public events for up to 100 people
  • Indoor social gatherings and organized public events for up to 25 people
  • Indoor dining with no limits to the number of...

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Wilhelm Road between Highway 3 and Second Concession Road closed July 19 to 23

Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2021 09:05 AM

Starting, Monday, July 19, 2021, at 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021, Wilhelm Road from Second Concession Road to Highway 3 will be temporarily closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic as Niagara Region replaces a large road crossing culvert.

Detour signs will be posted, and motorists are asked to use the following route:

RR98 (Schill Rd.) / RR25 (Netherby Rd.) / RR84 (Miller Rd.) / Highway 3

There will be no emergency vehicle access during this time.

Please see map above for more...

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Port Colborne Rocks

Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 11:00 AM

Scattered throughout the beautiful city of Port Colborne, are small acts of kindness that are left to help lift the spirits of those who find them. Have you ever stumbled upon a hand painted rock with an inspirational message? With images and messages like “be kind” and “you are loved”, these rocks are helping spread kindness throughout the community every day. Thanks to Patte McCarthy, a local Port Colborne resident, Port Colborne Rocks was brought to Port Colborne with the goal of making people...