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COVID-19 Update Videos

Mayor Wayne Redekop, January 21: COVID-19 Vaccine

Janine Tessmer, Communications Advisor, January 8: COVID-19 Statistics

Ed Melanson, Fire Chief, January 12: Protecting our elderly population during COVID-19 

Paul Chudoba, Enforcement Coordinator, January 22: COVID-19 Enforcement

Joanne Ferraccioli, Communiy Health Care Services Coordinator, January 15: COVID-19 Testing Options

Town of Fort Erie

February 5: Outdoor exercise during a Provincial Order

February 1: Fort Erie lowers flags to honour those who lost their lives to COVID-19

January 26: Ontario Border Mayors request a 'seat at the table' for Border reopening discussions

January 13: Town of Fort Erie's Response to Province's State of Emergency

January 12: Fort Erie Town Council Waives 2021 Business Licence Fees

December 22: Town arenas and banquet centres close in response to province-wide lockdown

November 26: Fort Erie Waterfront Strategy and Bay Beach Recognized with Top Honours

November 20: Fort Erie Transit updated with new holiday express route

September 17: Fort Erie Fire Department Hosting Food & Bottle Drive

September 15: Town of Fort Erie Launches Residential Internet Survey

August 21: Walking Track Opening Next Week

August 18: Fort Erie to receive safe restart agreement funding from the Ontario government 

August 17: Leisureplex arenas reopening this week

August 7: Fort Erie partners with POST Promise to further support local businesses during Stage 3 of reopening Ontario

July 23: Fort Erie Prepares for Stage 3

July 8: Cooling spaces available during extreme heat

June 29: Fort Erie Celebrating Canada Day 2020 Virtually

June 25: Bay Beach Capacity Status Updates Available for Resident Season Pass holders

June 24: Fort Erie Outdoor Washrooms Opening; Kinsmen Pool Remains Closed

June 18: Spray pads reopening in Fort Erie

June 11: Bay Beach 2020 resident season passes available for pick-up starting Saturday

June 9: Temporary changes to Bay Beach due to COVID-19

June 5: Short-term Rental permits required

June 1: Beach closures impact annual student-organized “Skip Day / Beach Day”

May 29: Short-term rental operations restricted in Fort Erie

May 26: Fort Erie beaches are closed

May 22: Fort Erie reopens some outdoor recreational amenities and areas

May 22: Fort Erie undergoing recovery planning efforts

May 21: Town of Fort Erie Releases COVID-19 Financial Impacts

May 19: Restrictions on Fort Erie outdoor spaces

May 15: Fort Erie Reopens Local Boat Ramps for Public Use

May 7: Fort Erie discourages Garage Sales during COVID-19

May 6: Fort Erie Town Council urges Prime Minister to continue limiting cross-border traffic

April 23: Fort Erie Business Availability Map Connects Local Businesses with Customers

April 16: Fort Erie Transit modified schedule to start on April 20, 2020

April 9: Fort Erie asks seasonal residents to put safety first to limit the spread of COVID-19

April 7: Crystal Beach Waterfront Park boat launch closed

April 2: Fort Erie Extends Facility Closures Until Further Notice

March 31: Fort Erie closes playgrounds and beaches but trails and green space remain open

March 24: Council approves a number of changes including grace periods for payments

March 22: Town Council meeting on March 23 will be live-streamed

March 17: Fort Erie to close all Town facilities in response to COVID-19 concerns

March 15: Town facilities close in response to COVID-19 concerns


For up-to-date information from other Government Agencies please click on the links below:

Government of Ontario - COVID-19 Updates

Government of Canada - COVID-19 Updates

Public Health Ontario - COVID-19 Updates

Niagara Region/Niagara Region Public Health - COVID-19 Updates

Niagara Health System - COVID-19 Updates

Niagara Regional Police - COVID-19 Updates

Provincial Emergency Operations Centre (PEOC) - COVID-19 Response – Questions and Answers