High Heat Alerts

There is currently a heat alert in effect for Niagara. 

Heat Alerts

Environment Canada issues heat alerts when:

  • The humidex is 40°C or higher for two consecutive days

  • Daily temperatures are expected to reach 31°C or higher and overnight temperatures are at least 20°C or higher, for two consecutive days

Public Health identifies those at risk and precautions to stay healthy during extreme heat.
 


Cooling Spaces During COVID-19

Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre (4996 Beam St., Beamsville)

  • Hours: Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • There are washrooms on site
  • Admission is free

Splash Pads 

  • Hours: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Hilary Bald Park Splash Pad (Garden Gate Terrace, Beamsville)
  • Jordan Lions Park Splash Pad (2793 4th Avenue, Jordan)
  • Angelina Prokich Park (5080 St. George’s Dr.)

Pools

  • Free leisure swims, pre-registration required due to COVID-19 protocols 
  • Register online 
  • Allan F. Gretsinger Pool
  • Jordan Lions Pool

Beach

  • Charles Daley Park (1969 North Service Rd., Jordan Station)


The Town of Lincoln is following provincial guidelines and direction from public health to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. For everyone’s safety, measures will be in place at all cooling sites to reinforce safe physical distancing.  We encourage attendees to keep two metres/six feet distance from others (or wear a mask or face covering) practice good hygiene and respiratory etiquette.


Please do not attend any cooling space, and contact public health if you:

  • Have had close contact with anyone with acute respiratory illness or travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days.
  • Have a confirmed case of COVID-19 or had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

  • Have any of the following symptoms: fever, new onset of cough, worsening chronic cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat, difficulty swallowing, decrease or loss of sense of taste or smell, chills, headaches, unexplained fatigue/malaise/muscle aches (myalgias), nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, pink eye (conjunctivitis), runny nose/nasal congestion without other known cause.
     


Social Supports in Lincoln & Niagara

Community Care of West Niagara
4309 Central Ave., Beamsville

Village of Hope 
2831 King St., Jordan
 


Emergency Contacts

Police & Ambulance
 
9-1-1 (emergency only)

Women & Youth Shelters
2-1-1

Social Service Programs, Hostels/Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance 
Call Niagara Region toll-free 1-800-263-7215

 

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