Public Service Announcement: Warming Centre Locations Available January 14 & 15

Public Service Announcement:  Warming Centre Locations Available January 14 & 15

Lincoln ON - (January 14, 2022) - The Town of Lincoln is ready to open Emergency Warming Centres when Environment Canada forecasts a temperature of -15° C or colder, or a wind chill of -20°C or colder.

Residents are invited to stay warm and safe at the following locations:

Fleming Centre | 5020 Serena Dr, Beamsville ON L0R 1B8

  • Friday, Jan 14 | 12 to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 15 | 12 to 8 p.m.

Moses F. Rittenhouse Public Library Branch | 4080 John Charles Blvd, Vineland, ON L0R 2C0

  • Friday, Jan 14 | 1 to 5p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 15 | 1 to 5 p.m.

To learn more about extreme cold alerts in the Town of Lincoln

To learn more about cold weather alerts from the Niagara Region

Safety Measures During COVID-19

The Town of Lincoln is following provincial guidelines and directions from public health to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. For everyone’s safety, public health measures will be in place at all warming centres 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 warming centre 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.
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