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

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 05:24 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 the return...

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40,000 masks handed out to Port Colborne residents

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 03:25 PM

More than 40,000 masks were handed out to Port Colborne residents at last week’s free non-medical mask giveaway hosted by Fire & Emergency Services.

Thanks to a generous donation of more than 100,000 non-medical masks from Niagara Health, Fire & Emergency Services held its second free mask giveaway last Tuesday, March 9. From 4 – 6 p.m. Fire Fighters and City staff handed out more than 40,000 masks to residents. In a Public Notice issued by the City promoting the mask giveaway, residents...

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Online vaccination registration starts today in Niagara

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 02:37 PM

Port Colborne residents 80 years of age and older are able to register online for the COVID-19 vaccination starting today, either online at Ontario.ca/bookvaccine or by calling the Provincial Vaccine Information Line number at 1-888-999-6488.

The City is working closely with Niagara Region Public Health to open the Vale Health & Wellness Centre as a vaccination clinic on April 7, 2021. Until the vaccination clinic opens in Port Colborne, residents are still able access vaccination clinics...

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

Posted on Monday, March 15, 2021 08:35 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 Ontario.ca/bookvaccine 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 first...

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First Niagara Region Public Health COVID-19 vaccination clinics begin March 18

Posted on Friday, March 12, 2021 04:26 PM

The provincial COVID-19 vaccine registration portal is set to open Monday, March 15 and those 80 years of age or older will be eligible to book an appointment. Within the first 22 days of launching mass vaccination clinics, Niagara Region Public Health will hold clinics in all parts of the region. Niagara Region Public Health will have at least one clinic running every day of the week, rotating through different communities. Clinics will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 18 and 19, and then...