Lower Limits for Unmonitored and Private Social Gatherings in Ottawa, Peel and Toronto Regions

In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, local medical officers of health and local municipal leaders, the Ontario…


Supporting small businesses through the fall

This summer in the nation’s capital has been much different than in years past – one that has presented Ottawans with the most significant…


Supporting Schools During COVID-19 - Update

As the reopening of schools within our region continues, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) continues to collaborate with local school boards and…


Message to New and Returning Post-Secondary Students from Dr. Vera Etches, Ottawa’s Medical Officer of Health

Dear new and returning students, On behalf of Ottawa Public Health (OPH), welcome to what we all know is going to be a unique school…


Ottawa Public Health Update - Use of Facesmasks in Public Indoor Spaces

The best thing you can do to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is staying at home if you are sick, washing your hands regularly with soap and…


100 days of COVID-19 in Ottawa

Friday marked roughly 100 days since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic – a first since the organization’s…


COVID-19 in Ottawa: What's New?

Here’s the City of Ottawa’s weekly roundup of information in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also follow daily City updates on…


COVID-19 Update from the City of Ottawa

The City of Ottawa is now posting weekly roundups with information regarding the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also…


City to invest $11.4 million in COVID-19-related social services

Today, I was joined by Councillor Jenna Sudds, the Chair of the City’s Community and Protective Services Committee, to announce how the…


Announcement: Service and Workforce Adjustments due to COVID-19

Ottawa – In order to help flatten the curve and protect the public from the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Ottawa has closed public…