Artists painting Keddy Access Trail Mural Project on Aug 24 from 4-7pm

This article, from August 21, has details on the ongoing Keddy Access Trail Street Art Project.

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As part of the Keddy Access Trail Street Art Project, a team of artists will be painting murals on the Keddy Access Trail.

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Chedoke Creek remediation update: Targeted dredging work at Chedoke Creek to start soon

This post, from August 16, has an update from the City involving upcoming dredging.

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The City of Hamilton will begin dredging work at Chedoke Creek later this month, impacting those in Ward 8 who utilize the trails in the surrounding area.

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Main Street Immediate Safety Enhancements Update: Lane reconfiguration work beginning next week

This post, from August 12, has information on the City reducing Main Street from 5 lanes to 4.

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The City of Hamilton will begin work to reduce the number of travel lanes on Main Street from five lanes to four as part of its goal to improve roadway safety.

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Expanded eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine for ages six months to under five years

This post has information on expanded eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine for those aged under 5 years.

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Last week, the Ontario government announced eligibility would be expanded for a COVID-19 vaccine for ages six months to under five years. As of July 28, parents and caregivers can now book appointments for their young children to receive a COVID-19 vaccine using the City’s booking tool on www.hamilton.ca/GetYourVaccine.   

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City of Hamilton terminates COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

This post, from May 20, has details on the City of Hamilton ending its COVID-19 emergency declaration.

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With the City now declaring an end to the COVID-19 emergency declaration, residents will now be able to attend meetings at City Council.

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Repealing of municipal physical distancing & mandatory masking

This post, from March 24, has details on the repealing of the mask and social distancing by-law in Hamilton.

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At the March 21 council meeting, City Council voted to end masking and social distancing by-laws.

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Hamilton’s COVID-19 vaccination program expanding to include booster doses for young people aged 12 to 17

This post, from February 15, has details on booster availability for youth aged 12-17.

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The City announced that starting this Friday, and in line with direction from the Ontario government, youth aged 12-17 are eligible to receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19 Update: Reopenings at the City of Hamilton

This post, from January 25, has details on the City’s gradual reopening of facilities, services and programming at the end of this month.

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In light of the province’s latest announcement involving a three-step plan to gradually lift COVID-19 restrictions later this month, the City of Hamilton is sharing its plan to reopen certain municipal services, facilities and programming later this month.

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Walk-in booster dose option available for select community members at vaccine clinic locations

This post, from January 14, has information on walk-in booster availability for pregnant individuals and their families starting January 14.

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Pregnant women and their families can now walk-in at select vaccination clinics, including two on the Mountain, to better protect themselves against the rapid spread of the Omicron virus in the community.

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Walk-in option available for individuals ages 5 to 11 years of age at select vaccine clinic locations

This post, from January 7, has details on vaccination walk-in clinics for children aged 5 to 11.

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In an effort to increase vaccination administration and provide children protection from the impact of COVID-19, beginning Monday, January 10, 2022, all individuals in the community aged 5 to 11 can walk into select vaccine clinic locations to receive one.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko