May 25: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article, from May 25, contains updates from the City of Hamilton in regards to the resumption for regular leaf and yard waste pick-up, the community response to the ongoing heat wave and other reminders for residents.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City updated residents on the City’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This release contains information about the resumption of regular leaf and yard waste pick-up, the community’s heat response as well as other reminders for Hamiltonians.

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May 22: City and its partners make outbreak management recommendations to Province

This article contains a press release from the City of Hamilton about submitting recommendations to the Province regarding COVID outbreak management in congregate care settings.

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Local health partners and the City of Hamilton have submitted a number of recommendations to the Province regarding the prevention and management of COVID-19, following a serious outbreak at the Rosslyn Retirement Home.

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May 22: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article, from May 22, contains information regarding what is open and closed as Hamilton continues to reopen.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City released a number of updates today. Included in the update is information concerning “Hamilton Reopens” and useful reminders for what is still closed within the city.

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May 19: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article, from May 19, contains information regarding “Hamilton Reopens”, information related to parking enforcement and details about municipal facility closures.

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The City released an update today with information relating to “Hamilton Reopens” and important information related to parking enforcement, which will resume citywide with businesses reopening.

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May 15: Update on Rosslyn Retirement Residence

This article contains a press release from the City of Hamilton regarding a COVID-19 outbreak at the Rosslyn Retirement Residence.

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The City of Hamilton updated the community on the current situation at Rosslyn Retirement Residence, where a COVID-19 outbreak was declared on May 10.

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May 15: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article contains a City of Hamilton press release concerning the latest details on the number of COVID-19 cases currently identified in Hamilton, information about “Hamilton Reopens”, and other important reminders for residents.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On May 15, the City released a number of updates of note concerning the number of positive cases in the City, information about what is reopening citywide in the coming days and reminders regarding the fireworks ban and open-air burning.

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COVID-19 Risk of Infection, Economic Recovery and Mixed Messages (May 13): A Message from Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko

A message from Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko about the COVID-19 pandemic in Hamilton – where is the risk of contracting COVID19 highest, staying home and economic recovery in Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

After nine weeks working from home, I’ve officially lost my car keys. I have no idea where they are – its been so long since I drove somewhere I can’t even re-trace my steps. I’m sure they’re around here somewhere, they’ll turn up…

At the time of writing (10:30pm on May 12th, 2020) there are now 490 cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton with 24 deaths (5%) and 66 hospitalizations (13%).

The number of new daily cases of COVID19 in Hamilton is continuing to remain flat – although community infection remains to be by far the highest risk for new cases (41% in the last 10 days).

Physical distancing is working – but if you are in public for any reason, you still must take all necessary precautions to avoid infection and stay safe.

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AGH at Home/Look What I Made!

This article, from May 12, features information about “AGH at Home” as well as this week’s submissions for the #Ward8Art Challenge.

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The Art Gallery of Hamilton, an institution in this city, finds itself closed like many other cultural centres around the city. Although there doors may be closed, the AGH is working hard to deliver engaging exhibitions and collections for you to enjoy from the comfort of your living room with AGH at Home.

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“Encouragement for You!”: A letter from a Grade 5 Constituent

This post contains a letter to Councillor Danko from a Grade 5 constituent of Ward 8 expressing their thoughts and feelings about the COVID-19 crisis, where she shares a few words of encouragement to the councillor.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Recently, Councillor Danko received a warm and lovely message from one of his constituents, grade 5 student Kyla.

This constituent really misses seeing her friends at school and visiting Ward 8 gems like the Flying Squirrel, but eloquently put together a letter expressing her feelings and encouraging Councillor Danko through these uncertain times. We could all take a page from Kyla during this time.

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May 11: Updates from the City of Hamilton

This article, from May 11, contains information regarding “Hamilton Reopens” as well as information on which City parks and trails are open.

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The City released an update full of information regarding “Hamilton Reopens”. With the gradual re-opening of businesses and retail stores, it contains details on how to shop safely, when/if you do need to go out.

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