The Government of Ontario announced this month that it will end its proof of vaccination system, effective March first. The province also moved into the second phase of the COVID-19 reopening plan this month. Requirements for masks will remain in place at this time. For details visit the Health Unit’s website.
COVID Scam awareness
The M-L Health Unit is also warning people to be aware of a text/telephone scam. A fraudulent message leads to a fake Health Unit telephone number, where a scammer obtains personal information. To find out more, go to: MLHU Notice of Text/Telephone Scam
Safer Internet Day
February 7th was Safer Internet Day. The theme for 2022 was “Together for a better internet.” This worldwide event aims to make the internet safer for everyone, especially young people and children. OPP tweeted the following to help raise awareness.
A timely reminder during the winter months from the Fire Marshal’s office.
Enjoying Winter Safely
The City of London is urging residents to enjoy winter safely, and offers this advice on its website. “Stormwater management ponds are not safe for skating, hockey, sledding or any form of recreational activity at any time of year. Residents should also use caution to ensure their safety when tobogganing.”
For more information: Winter safety
And don't forget this good advice!
Black History Month
February is Black History Month. The London Black History Coordinating Committee has a list of events that are featured throughout the month on its website, which reads: “20 Years! Respecting the Past, Embracing the Present, Impacting the Future is our theme for 2022.”
Over55 London & Neighbourhood Watch London 50/50 Draw
Congratulations to Donna S, winner of $1,000 in our 50/50 draw held January 31st. And thank you to everyone who purchased tickets. Money raised will help support both of these great organizations.
...and of course, Kanine Kudos!
Until next time, stay safe!