The Town of Lincoln takes the health and safety of our community seriously. We are actively monitoring the evolution of Coronavirus and responding accordingly. Our decisions are guided by data and facts, and through the direction of Niagara Region Public Health. The community response is being led by Niagara Region Public Health and allied health agencies.
Current Status- Province-Wide State of Emergency until at least February 11, 2021
The provincial government has announced a province-wide state of emergency and stay-at-home order until at least Feb. 11, 2021, to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Find out what this means for Town of Lincoln service delivery and facility closures.
Lincoln's focus is putting measures in place to:
Protect the health and safety of our citizens and staff – see our Lincoln Workplaces & COVID-19 Facility Safety Plan
Ensure the continuity of the Town's critical and essential infrastructure
- Develop and implement a recovery response
Everyone must remain vigilant despite reopening & continue to follow Public Health guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19:
- Practicing 2 (6 feet) meter physical distancing
- No outdoor gatherings of more than 5
- No indoor gatherings of more than 5
- Niagara Region Face Covering By-law (effective Friday July 31, 2020)
- Frequent washing / sanitization of hands
- Avoiding touching shared surfaces
- Staying home if feeling ill
- Government of Canada: federal response, financial assistance, economic supports
- Province of Ontario: state of emergency orders, reopening plans
- Niagara Region: local outbreak statistics, health information, testing
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