Age limit for COVID-19 vaccine appointments lowered to 18 and older for hot spot communities, 50 and older for community clinics

New information Age limit lowered to 18 for individuals in “hot spot” communities As of Thursday, May 6, age limit will be lowered to 50…


Pre-registration begins Monday for pregnant individuals

Beginning Monday, April 26 at 2pm, pregnant individuals will be able to pre-register for a vaccine appointment. These individuals, as well…


Ontario Strengthens Enforcement of Stay-at-Home Order

*NEWS RELEASE - PROPERTY OF THE GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO* FOR THE CITY'S PRESS CONFERENCE: COVID-19: Update / Media Availability — 2021/04/16…


Have fun, stay active, and be COVIDwise in our parks

One of the essential allowances in the stay-at-home order is exercising outdoors, which contributes to everyone’s overall physical and…


Mayor Watson’s statement following Premier Ford’s announcement of a four-week Stay-At-Home Order

*Sent on April 7* “Today’s announcement by the Government of Ontario to impose a 28-day Stay-At-Home Order was undoubtedly a difficult, yet…


Shutdown status: City suspends indoor and outdoor recreation activities and some in-person services

The move to Shutdown status across the province will temporarily close City-managed recreation and cultural facilities for most indoor…


All residents 70 and over can now book to receive a COVID-19 vaccination

Ottawa – Starting today, all Ottawa residents age 70 and over (born in or before 1951) can begin booking appointments to receive the…


Mayor Watson unveils package of measures to help small businesses and special events rebound after the pandemic

OTTAWA – Mayor Jim Watson announced today a series of measures that will help small businesses and many economic development partners…


Interfaith service to mark COVID-19 anniversary

On the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 death in Ottawa, Mayor Jim Watson hosted an interfaith service to honour all City of…


All residents 75 and over can now book to receive a COVID-19 vaccination

Starting today, all Ottawa residents age 75 and over (born in or before 1946) can begin booking appointments to receive the COVID-19…