City's Transit terminal available as a warming centre during extreme cold

When Environment Canada issues extreme cold warnings for our area this winter, the City of Barrie will make a facility available for anyone who needs to get out of the cold.

The Barrie Transit terminal, located at 24 Maple Avenue, will be available as a warming centre during extreme cold warnings. It will be open between the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for this purpose, subject to capacity restrictions. Safety protocols will be followed to ensure physical distancing. Screening will take place and face coverings must be worn in all indoor public spaces.

The County of Simcoe provides overnight shelter through their emergency motel system. For more information, visit theCounty's website or call Service Simcoe at 705-735-6901.

Visit theSimcoe Muskoka District Health Unit's website for more information about how to stay safe during extreme cold.

Media Contact
Emily Sedgwick
Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220 ext. 4436
emily.sedgwick@barrie.ca