Premier Ford, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, announced further restrictions for Ontario residents starting effective 12:01AM Saturday April 17, 2021, with additional restrictions effective 12:01AM Monday April 19, 2021.
Effective immediately, for the duration of the emergency declaration all City of Welland recreational amenities are closed, this includes but
are not limited to:
- Basketball courts
- Baseball fields
- Tennis courts
- Skateboard (BMX) Park
- Soccer Fields
On-water activities are suspended at this time as staff gather more information from the emergency declaration restrictions.
Welland Farmers’ Market will remain open, a limit of 20 customers per building is in effect. All visitors to the Market are asked to avoid social gathering both inside and outside the buildings.
The Welland Public Library remains open for curbside/contactless pickup only. Please call 905-734-6210, ext. 2521 to reserve materials and/or make a curbside appointment.
Effective 12:01AM Monday April 19, 2021 capacity at religious gatherings, weddings and funerals will be limited to 10 people.
Police will also have the authority to ask anyone outside their residence to indicate their purpose for leaving home and provide their address.
During normal business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM), concerns around enforcement of COVID-19 emergency orders please contact By-Law Enforcement Division at 905-735-1700 Ext. 2224; by email at email@example.com. After 4:30pm, COVID-19 concerns should be directed to the Region of Niagara’s information line at (905) 984-3690 or 1 (877) 552-5579 for further bylaw response and assistance.
To access services during the Stay-at-Home order please visit welland.ca.
For more information on Ontario’s response to COVID-19, visit ontario.ca.