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):
- The Province of Ontario confirmed that Ottawa will move into Orange-Restrict(link is external) status and the City will gradually restart in-person services.
- To date, there have been close to 35,000 doses administered in Ottawa. Visit the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution FAQs page for answers to questions frequently asked by residents.
- The number of vaccines received and doses administered are available in the ‘Vaccination and Testing’ section of Ottawa Public Health’s Daily COVID-19 Dashboard(link is external).
- The provincial Stay-at-Home order remains in effect for Family Day on Monday, February 15. Here is the list of schedule changes and cancellations for City programs and services.
- All you need is love – and some activities – to make this weekend special.
The latest from Ottawa Public Health
- “We have a few holidays coming up, including the Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day and Family Day. I encourage everyone to continue coming up with creative ways to celebrate safely while remaining COVID wise and Social Wise(link is external).” Read the latest statement from Dr. Vera Etches(link is external).
- True or false? Can people who have already tested positive for COVID-19 get a COVID-19 vaccine? Learn the facts(link is external).
- How are you feeling about the new COVID-19 vaccines? Do you plan on getting it once it is available to you? Share your thoughts with us about COVID-19 vaccines through this survey(link is external) until February 15.
- The Province announced that the City of Ottawa will move into the Orange zone as of Tuesday. However, this doesn't change what we need to do. Why? Kindly read these 14 tweets(link is external) & we'll tell you. Read more about these measures on the Province of Ontario’s website(link is external).
In case you missed it
- Don’t let cabin fever and winter blues get you and your family down. Check out ottawa.ca/snowmuchfun for plenty of free and safe activities to allow you to get out for some fresh air and a change of scenery.
- Ottawa’s Temporary Mandatory Mask By-law, requiring masks in enclosed public spaces and on public transit, has been extended to the end of April.
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).