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Monday, December 5, 2022

Deep in the Omicron tsunami

"I absolutely would be wearing a mask outdoors if I'm in a crowd like " Think the pandemic is over? Nothing but blue skies and...

Hirji again urges continued masking

Niagara Region’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Mustafa Hirji is reminding Niagara residents of the importance and effectiveness of mask-wearing during the...

Continued masking and vigilance urged by Hirji

Dr. Mustafa Hirji, Niagara’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, and his provincial counterpart, Keiran Moore, have divergent priorities. Moore has gone on record as...

PELHAM TOWN COUNCIL | Short meeting ends masking

A high-speed, 30-minute Pelham Town Council meeting was highlighted March 21 by the Town modifying its two-year-long masking mandate to conform with new Ontario...

Niagara mayors declare Covid emergency “no longer necessary”

Regional Chair Bradley and Niagara’s 12 mayors make joint decision to end the State of Emergency related to the Covid-19 pandemic ​Via a media statement...

Hirji: Give fully vaccinated Ontarians an OHIP tax rebate

Data shows new Omicron BA.2 variant not prevalent in Niagara A new variant of the Omicron coronavirus has been prevalent in the news recently, but...

Step 3: Pelham reopens rec facilities

Vaccine passport QR code required for entry The Town of Pelham continues to adjust recreational offerings with its move to Step Three of the Provincial...

Niagara Covid update: Overwhelmed by Omicron

Hirji re-emphasizes vaccination boosters, social distancing, masking Omicron has us in its grasp, and “it may well be here for a very long time,” according...

Anti-vaxxers target Hirji’s home

Megaphone-equipped, Silent Night it was not Residents in a Pelham subdivision would have preferred festive carolers outside their doors on a chilly Tuesday night a...

Pelham pharmacies say no to walk-in Covid testing, at least for now

The Ontario government has announced enhanced Covid-19 testing, with a broad expansion of the number of publicly funded testing locations for those with and...