COVID-19 Vaccination Program Update

This article from February 19 has updated information on local vaccination rollout.

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Dr. Elizabeth Richardson, Hamilton’s Medical Officer of Health, updated the Board of Health Committee with the updated vaccination plan for vulnerable residents and front-line workers.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic launching March 1st

This article from February 18 has details on the expansion of the vaccination program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton – West 5th Campus.

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Hamilton’s local vaccination program will be expanding dramatically come March 1st, as St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton’s (SJHH) West 5th Campus will be hosting a large-scale vaccination centre.

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Hamilton Public Health Services launches ‘Virtual Assistant’ to help with case management and contact tracing for COVID-19

This article from February 16, has information on the City’s new virtual assistant to help with COVID-19 contact tracing.

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The City of Hamilton is launching a “Virtual Assistant”, designed to help Public Health Services with its COVID case management and contact tracing.

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Vaccinations underway at St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence

This article, from February 15, has an update on the vaccine role out at St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence.

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Some positive news out of Ward 8 this week, with residents at St. Elizabeth Retirement Residence receiving their first doses of the COVID vaccine.

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Hamilton returning to the Red

This article, from February 12, has information on the City of Hamilton re-entering the Red-Control category as of Feb. 16, 2021.

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With the provincial government moving many regions; including Hamilton, back into the Red-Control and easing COVID-19 restrictions – the City of Hamilton has provided an update to the community with what that means.

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City launches “Budget 101”

This article, from February 11, contains details on a new FAQ page available to residents to better understand the budgetary process.

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With budget season in full swing, the City has launched an important and informative web page designed to answer your questions about the City’s 2021 municipal budget.

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Hamilton Public Health Services prepared for COVID variants

This article, from February 11, includes a statement from Hamilton Public Health on its preparedness for the emergence of the UK COVID variant in the community.

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With the COVID-19 variants from the UK, South Africa and Brazil spreading across the province, Hamilton Public Health Services is reiterating its preparedness for the eventuality of these variants cases emerging here in Hamilton.

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Latest COVID-19 Update

This article, from February 8, provides the latest COVID-19 updates regarding the Stay at Home Orders.

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Councillors were provided with a short update from the City Manager following Premier Ford’s recent announcement about extending Stay at Home Orders.

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Public Health warning residents about phishing scam

This article, from January 29, has information about a COVID email phishing scam targeting seniors.

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Public Health is advising the community of reports of a COVID-19 email/phishing scam targeting seniors around the city.

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GTHA Mayors and Chairs call for Federal and Provincial Action on Sick Pay

This article, from January 25, has the latest information regarding the weekly regional mayors and chairs conference call.

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The Mayors and Chairs of the Greater Hamilton and Toronto Area are calling on the Federal and Provincial governments to update and improve sick pay benefits for workers to help save lives and control the virus.

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