A heat warning has been issued for York Region. Environment Canada says humidex values through to Friday, Aug. 13 will reach 40 C, with temperatures ranging from the high 20’s to low 30’s.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises conditions are ideal over the next few days for the development of severe thunderstorms. There is the potential for locally significant rainfall this afternoon and early evening in our watershed. Showers and thunderstorms may provide local rainfall accumulations of up to 50mm. Showers with possible risk of thunderstorms may begin later this afternoon and continue through Wednesday.
York Region COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics scheduled to close by end of August
Mobile and pop-up clinics will continue and support a more targeted approach
The Regional Municipality of York is making excellent progress in administering COVID-19 vaccinations. To date, approximately 81% of residents age 12+ have received their first dose and more than 71% of residents age 12+ are fully vaccinated.
The Town of Georgina is in Step 3 of the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen, which came into effect on July 16. As vaccination rates continue to rise and COVID-19 cases drop, the Town is now reopening some facilities for public use.
Town of Georgina Council is inviting you to volunteer as a member of the Cooke’s Cemetery Board. All appointments are for the 2018-22 Term of Council. Current Town board and committee members are encouraged to apply.
Cooke’s Cemetery Board
Town of Georgina Council is inviting you to volunteer in the community as a member the Agricultural Advisory Committee. All appointments are for the 2018-22 Term of Council. Current Town board and committee members are encouraged to apply.
Agricultural Advisory Committee
The Regional Municipality of York is continuing to deliver COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible.
To improve access to COVID-19 vaccines, beginning Wednesday, July 21, 2021, York Region COVID-19 vaccination clinics will accept walk-ins for both first and second doses for all eligible individuals who live, work or go to school in York Region.
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority advises that 30-40mm of rainfall is forecast for today and through the weekend to early/mid next week. Higher amounts of rainfall may occur in localized areas as a result of thunderstorm activity.
This combined with recent rainfall is posing a risk of flooding along the Lake Simcoe shoreline.
Lake Simcoe Water Level
The Town of Georgina has received funding of $292,500 under intake 2 of the Province of Ontario’s Municipal Modernization Program. The money will help fund various modernization initiatives throughout the organization.
Please be advised that there is a service disruption to telephone services at the Georgina Civic Centre Municipal Administration Offices, Animal Shelter and Adoption Centre, Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives, and the ROC Chalet.
The Town is actively working to resolve the issue.