Welcome to the City of Ottawa’s weekly roundup of information regarding the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also keep up with City updates daily on COVID-19 on Facebook(link is external), Twitter(link is external), and Instagram(link is external).
- Council Update: City staff are working to help keep Ottawa businesses and neighbourhoods vibrant through the fall and winter.
- Safety measures will be in place at voting places to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the City has introduced a new way to vote in the 2020 Cumberland By-election.
- Masks remain mandatory in indoor public spaces through October.
The latest from Ottawa Public Health
- Make screening a habit: OPH’s COVID-19 screening tool(link is external) for students(available in 7 languages).
- VIDEO(link is external): Listen to Dr. Vera Etches’ back-to-school message.
- Supports for older adults(link is external) and those caring for them.
- Supporting schools(link is external) during COVID-19.
- Stay connected: Follow Ottawa Public Health on Twitter(link is external), Facebook(link is external) and Instagram(link is external).
In case you missed it
- The COVID-19 drive-thru Assessment Centre(link is external) on Coventry Road is now open. People with pre-booked appointments can get tested by a health-care provider from their cars.
- Children are headed back to the classroom. Tips and resources to help you plan a commute that is safe for everyone
- Eight more City arenas opened on September 8.
- The City of Ottawa wants your input on the projects, policies, programs, and services that affect your daily life.
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).