City of Niagara Falls closing all municipal facilities to public to help fight spread of COVID-19

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This news item was posted on 3/16/2020 4:40:00 PM and is an archived post

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - In the midst of new developments in the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, the City of Niagara Falls has made the decision to activate a full closure of all City facilities to the public, including City Hall. Effective at 4:30 pm today, all City buildings will close and remain closed to the public until further notice. At this time, we are anticipating that the closure will last at least two weeks.

All public meetings, including the Niagara Falls City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24th have been postponed.

City staff will be available to assist and service residents by electronic means only. Phones will continued to be answered between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday, and online service requests will remain available at Due to these changes, response and wait times may be longer than usual. The City appreciates the public's understanding and patience during this time. 

This announcement is in follow up to Friday's notice advising of City recreational facility closures. Updates will be provided on the City's website,, as the situation evolves.

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, please refer to Niagara Region Public Health at   

For more information, contact:

Jim Boutilier
Fire Chief, CEMC, City of Niagara Falls
[email protected] 

Posted on: 3/16/2020 4:40 PM - Category: Media Releases