Niagara Region’s Facilities, including Regional Headquarters, Closing to Public Access Beginning Monday, March 23rd

‘Regional Government will continue working closely with all levels of government and our public health partners to monitor the evolving COVID-19 developments and take action to protect the health and well-being of our citizens and staff.’

News from Niagara’s Regional Government

Posted March 22nd, 2020 on Niagara At Large

Niagara, Ontario – Beginning Monday, March 23, all Niagara Region facilities, including Regional  headquarters, public health centres, public works facilities and others, will be  closed to general public access. Access to Regional facilities will be limited to necessary interactions, including deliveries, and Regional Council and committee meetings.

Niagara, Ontario’s regional government headquarters where, for the time being, everyone is not welcome due to the need to keep a safe distance in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

This proactive measure is being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure that Regional staff can continue to safely deliver essential services to Niagara residents. During this time, staff will also take measures to practice social distancing and avoid unnecessary in-person gatherings.

Niagara Region continues to work closely with all levels of government and our public health partners to monitor the evolving COVID-19 developments and take action to protect the health and well-being of our citizens and staff.

An Important Footnote from Doug Draper, reporter/publisher  at Niagara At Large –

Before we come to the end of this post, Niagara’s regional government has also released some information about temporary changes it has made to waste collection service due to C)VID-19, and all in an effort to keep everyone, from those do the vital work of collecting waste at curb side, to the public at large healthy and safe.

Please take time to read the details of the temporary changes being put in place, effective this block of weekdays, staring March 23rd, by clicking on the following link – https://niagararegion.ca/news/article.aspx?news=1044&t=Niagara+Region+making+temporary+changes+to+waste+collection+due+to+COVID-19 .

Let us all remember that all of the measures being taken, as inconvenient or as off-putting as they may seem, are nothing if we can prevent what could be a health catastrophe if we do not take the proper precautions now.

Niagara At Large will continue to provide updates when necessary and when we can.

Meanwhile, we will also try to bring you some news and commentary on other matters of interest and concern to our region, our country and our world.

Stay tuned. Doug Draper

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