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PenFinancial donates $20,000 to help address food insecurity during COVID-19 crisis

PenFinancial donates $20,000 to help address food insecurity during COVID-19 crisis

PenFinancial Credit Union press release – PenFinancial Credit Union will be donating $20,000 in emergency funds, which will be distributed to local organizations to support critical food shortages across Niagara in the wake of COVID-19. As businesses temporarily shutter due to COVID-19, and more still lay off staff both temporarily and permanently, many families are […]

Niagara’s municipalities declare state of emergency in response to COVID-19

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Niagara’s municipalities declare state of emergency in response to COVID-19

Niagara Region press release- On Friday, Apr. 3/2020, in anticipation of a surge of COVID-19 activity in Niagara in the coming weeks, Niagara Region and Niagara’s 12 local area municipalities have jointly declared a state of emergency. Declaring an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act provides Niagara with all options available […]

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Community Support Services of Niagara to launch grocery delivery service

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Community Support Services of Niagara to launch grocery delivery service

CSSN press release – Community Support Services of Niagara (CSSN) announced on Monday, Mar. 30/2020, the launch of a grocery delivery program to seniors in the Niagara Region. The purpose of this pilot program is to fill the need of those who are unable to shop independently. In order to qualify for the program, individuals […]

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Niagara confirms first case of COVID-19 with no travel history

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Niagara confirms first case of COVID-19 with no travel history

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is investigating a confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in a male in his 30s with no international travel history. As the person is a staff member at Saint Francis Catholic Secondary School, Public Health is working closely with the school as well […]

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Niagara confirms three new cases of COVID-19

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Niagara confirms three new cases of COVID-19

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is investigating three new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Niagara’s total to seven cases. All cases are travel-related. All three cases had a different date of onset of illness. Case #5 is a female in her twenties with a travel history […]

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Area transit operators taking action to keep service available during COVID-19

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Area transit operators taking action to keep service available during COVID-19

Niagara Region press release – Niagara Region, Niagara Falls, St. Catharines and Welland transit operators are working together to coordinate actions to maintain transit service in the community while taking steps to protect the health and safety of riders and transit drivers. Given the current situation with COVID-19, all operators are working to follow public […]

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