As the message regarding COVID-19 continuously evolves, I encourage you to visit Ottawa.ca and ottawapublichealth.ca for the most up to date information. The Ottawa Public Health website has a number of multilingual resources for COVID-19 updates.
For full details on affected City services, please visit ottawa.ca.
At La Clementine (751 Brian Good) there are 3 cases involving children and 3 staff. The centre is closed and has been since the outbreak was declared. The daycare centre is closed immediately as OPH works with the owner/operator, infected individual and contacts to review laboratory, epidemiological and clinical evidence. At the initial identification stage, it is vitally important that daycare centre staff and families work quickly and cooperatively with OPH to provide information regarding close contacts so that contact tracing and testing can occur. For the most current and up to date information please visit our daily dashboard.
A staff member at Carleton Lodge has tested positive for COVID. They are now in quarantine. Residents are being isolated in their rooms. The Lodge is not able to schedule any visits for families while on outbreak, apart from essential visits. Staff are wearing full PPE when providing direct care to residents.
Please take the time to read the latest statement from Dr. Vera Etches regarding the increase in cases in Ottawa, reopening childcare services, stage 3, and socializing safely.
The Government of Canada, in collaboration with other orders of government and across sectors, has developed a new nation-wide mobile app to let users know if they may have been exposed to COVID-19. The voluntary app, called COVID Alert, is now available for free download, in the App Store and Google Play Store.
As we are in Stage 3, I ask residents to please act responsibly and respectfully towards each other so we can help keep our family, friends, colleagues and neighbours safe. As a part of Stage 3, limited indoor gatherings will now allow 50 people, or less, to maintain physical distancing. Outdoor gatherings to a maximum of 100 people, or less, to maintain physical distancing.