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:
- To date, nearly 937,000 doses of vaccines have been administered in Ottawa.
- This week, the City reached three important milestones in its COVID-19 vaccination effort:
- A new record of 19,736 vaccine doses were administered yesterday, thanks to the increase in doses allocated to the City of Ottawa.
- The City reached 78 per cent of first doses and 26 per cent of second doses for residents 18 years and older.
- More than 62,000 vaccine appointments were booked by residents on Monday.
- More pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics for priority neighbourhoods for first and second doses have now been scheduled for June 27 to July 5.
- All residents who are 18 years and older and have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose will be eligible to book an accelerated second dose appointment on Monday, June 28 at 8 am.
- Residents can now use an online tool to book last-minute, same-day COVID-19 vaccinations at community clinics in Ottawa.
- The Province of Ontario is currently in Step One(link is external) of its Three-Step Roadmap(link is external) to safely reopen the province. It will move to Step Two(link is external) on Wednesday, June 30.
- Visit the City’s Vaccine distribution page for more information on vaccines.
- Visit the Frequently asked questions(link is external) page for more information about COVID-19 vaccinations.
The latest from Ottawa Public Health
Wondering what to expect when you go to a City-run COVID-19 vaccine clinic? This walkthrough video(link is external) shows you, step by step, what you’ll need to do. By getting vaccinated against COVID-19 you build #CommunityImminuty in Ottawa.
If you booked a COVID-19 vaccine 2nd dose appointment that you no longer need, please ensure you actively cancel to free up some spots using this link: https://vaccine.covaxonbooking.ca/manage(link is external)
- Do both doses in a COVID-19 vaccine series need to be the same COVID-19 vaccine? Click here to learn more(link is external).
- Curious about the number of vaccines administered in Ottawa? Check out the COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard(link is external) for more information on COVID vaccine doses administered in Ottawa.
- Free counselling is now available in Arabic! Counselling Connect(link is external) provides quick access to a free phone or video counselling session. In English, French and now in Arabic too. For adults in Ottawa, Renfrew, Cornwall & the places in between.
In case you missed it
- Take advantage of open swim certification spots this summer – Certification registration for the summer is now open and the courses include bronze star, bronze medallion, bronze cross, first aid, and national lifeguard courses.
- Canada Day schedule changes – You can find a list of City services and facilities affected by COVID-19 on ottawa.ca and octranspo.com(link is external).