Here’s the City’s weekly roundup of information in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also get daily City updates on Facebook(link is external), Twitter(link is external), and Instagram(link is external).
COVID-19 and vaccine updates:
- Almost 1.5 million doses have been administered across our City.
- 83 per cent of Ottawa residents 18 and over have received at least one dose and 74 per cent are fully vaccinated.
- Residents can drop-in to any community clinic in Ottawa between 10 am and 7 pm to receive a first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment.
The latest from Ottawa Public Health
- Want to feel safer during in-person classes this semester? It’s your chance to get your two doses in before the fall! Check out the uOttawa drop-in clinic(link is external) for post-secondary students until September 6.
- A message from Michael Wood(link is external), the voice of small business in Ottawa. Get your vaccine as soon as you’re eligible so we can get back to doing what we enjoy most. We all have our reasons for getting the vaccine, what’s yours?
- If you're a community organization, community leader, faith leader or employer in Ottawa and have a group of people that may benefit from a mobile vaccination team, you should very much click this link(link is external)!
- Do you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines? We have answers available in eight different languages from real doctors at the Queensway Carleton Hospital. Check it out(link is external)!
- Need a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine? Our clinics offer both vaccines for same day drop-in appointments, while supplies last. Get yours today at a clinic near you(link is external).
- Remember, you can get a COVID-19 test at an assessment centre, care clinic, or community testing site. Learn more about when and how to get a test here(link is external).
- Visit the frequently asked questions page(link is external) for more information about COVID-19 vaccinations.
In case you missed it
September is coming fast – make sure you’re double dosed before the semester begins - There are several vaccine clinics available across the city, including one at the University of Ottawa’s Minto Sports Complex(link is external) until Monday, September 6, where students, staff, friends and family can all drop by to get a first or second dose. No appointments are needed for this clinic.
Help keep the ball rolling! Do your part in keeping the City open by getting vaccinated - You can now enjoy indoor dining at your favourite restaurants or pub, hit the gym, catch the latest blockbuster and more. The best way to continue to enjoy these well missed activities and avoid another wave of outbreaks is to be fully protected against the virus. Getting both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine has never been this easy.
For more information on City programs and services, visit ottawa.ca or call 3-1-1(TTY: 613-580-2401). You can also connect with us through Facebook(link is external), Twitter(link is external), and Instagram(link is external).