High Heat Alerts

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.
 


 

The Cooling space at the Fleming Centre has been activated as of Monday, June 7, in response to the forecast calling for temperatures to reach over 31 degrees Celsius, with humidex in the high 30s.

Fleming Centre (5020 Serena Dr, Beamsville) – Designated Cooling Centre

  • Hours 11:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
  • There are washrooms on site
  • Admission is free

Beach

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

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.)


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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