Annual Fall Garden & Mum Show starts this weekend

This post, from October 19, has details on the upcoming Fall Garden & Mum Show, opening this Friday.

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The annual Fall Garden & Mum show is kicking off this Friday, as the renowned floral exhibit will be hosting visitors from October 22 to October 31.

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Mobile vaccine clinics update

This post, from September 24, has details on numerous mobile vaccine clinics which will be stationed around the city – including Ward 8.

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The City of Hamilton continues to push to vaccinate all members of the community, and are offering a number of mobile vaccine clinics around the city including a few in Ward 8.

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Vaccine verification requirements for recreational services

This post, from September 20, has details on vaccine verification requirements for municipal services, as well as how the HPL can help you print and laminate your proof of vaccination.

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As of 12:01 AM on September 22, Ontario residents will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in recreational activities. Find out more about what is required, and how the Hamilton Public Library can be of service for printing/laminating of your proof of vaccination.

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COVID mobile vaccine clinic updates

This post, from September 3, has information on mobile vaccination clinic schedules.

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The City of Hamilton has released details on upcoming mobile vaccine clinics, which can be found around the city over the next few weeks at specific locations, including a few in Ward 8.

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Hamilton Public Health Services introduces extra health and safety protections for local schools

This post, from September 3, has information on extra health and safety protections for local schools.

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With COVID-19 cases and outbreaks increasing locally, and students heading back to school this week, Hamilton Public Health Services has recommended enhanced health and safety measures for all local elementary and secondary schools.

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Increase of capacity at COVID testing centres to meet community needs

This post, from August 31, has information on increased capacity at COVID testing centres to ensure community needs are met.

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As we continue to see daily rises in the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Hamilton, and with schools and post-secondary institutes in the area set to welcome students back, the City’s health care partners are anticipating an increase in demand for COVID testing.

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Medical Officer of Health strongly recommends workplace vaccine policies

This release from Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health, dated August 30, strongly recommends all local employers to introduce a workplace vaccination policy.

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Speaking directly to local employers, Hamilton’s Medical of Officer of Health is urging the implementation of COVID-19 vaccine policies for businesses of all sizes to protect their employees and customers from the Delta variant.

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City Council approves Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Policy for all City employees

From August 26, this post details Hamilton City Council’s decision to approve a Mandatory Vaccination Verification Policy for all employees.

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In a special council session held on August 26th, councillors approved a Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Verification Policy for all employees.

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Area schools to host mobile vaccine clinics

This post, from August 19, has information on mobile clinics which can be accessed at various area secondary schools over the next two weeks.

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The Hamilton health-care partners, along with the local school boards, will be making the COVID-19 vaccine more accessible to even more local residents through mobile clinics at area secondary schools.

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City Council calling on provincial and federal governments to implement stricter measures against COVID-19

This post, from August 13, contains information on council passing a motion calling on the higher levels of government to initiate a vaccine passport program and mandatory COVID19 vaccines permissible by law.

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With Hamilton lagging dangerously behind other communities across the province when it comes to vaccinations, City Council passed a motion calling on both the provincial and federal governments to implement mandatory vaccines and a vaccine passport.

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