Extreme Heat Alerts

There is currently a high heat alert in effect for Niagara

Staying Healthy During Extreme Heat 

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 Centres During COVID-19

Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville)

  • Hours: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    There are washrooms on site, and water is available
  • Visitors may enter the facility on the south side of the arena at the doors to the left of the main entrance. Please ring the bell for entry
  • An area has been identified on the arena floor for the cooling centre
  • All amenities normally available at the Fleming Centre will be closed

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 Street)

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 at the cooling centre. For everyone’s safety, we encourage attendees to wear a mask, and measures will be in place at the site to reinforce safe physical distancing.


Please do not attend a cooling centre, and contact public health if you:

  • Have had close contact with anyone with acute respiratory illness or travelled outside of Ontario 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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