COVID-19 Weekly Update: May 1, 2020

The City of Ottawa’s weekly roundup of information regarding the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

May 1, 2020
Announcements and Events

What’s new

Welcome to the City of Ottawa’s weekly roundup of information regarding the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The latest from Ottawa Public Health

In case you missed it 

 

A young woman wearing a headset sitting at a desk in front of a laptop.

 

When it comes to waiting out COVID-19 at home, 3-1-1 Client Service Agents are walking the talk.

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc on everyone’s lives, it’s reassuring to know that some things don’t change. Take 3-1-1 for example. Whether it’s 12 pm or 3 am, whether the city is facing a tornado, a flood or a global pandemic, the men and women on the other end of that line are there around the clock, 365 days a year.

 

 

 

Brewer arena

 

What does it take to transform an arena into a COVID-19 assessment centre? Danny Alves shares the tricks of the trade

For Danny Alves, the five days leading up to March 13 passed in a blur. He and his colleagues in the City of Ottawa’s Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services department worked alongside healthcare teams, City IT staff, Ottawa Paramedics, Roads and Traffic crews, and other tradespeople to transform the Brewer arena into Ottawa’s first COVID-19 assessment centre.

 

 

 

Community Pride

 

Signs of hope: Ottawa window and sidewalk art

We love seeing works of art with messages of positivity and togetherness for each other, healthcare and front-line workers during these tough times. Share your photos using #WeAreInThisTogether and #MyOttawa in your posts and tag us on Instagram (@cityofottawa) Facebook (@cityofottawa) or Twitter (@ottawacity)!

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