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Update on COVID-19 – April 15, 2021

Posted Thursday, April 15, 2021

To: Ottawa Physicians, NPs, Midwives, Travel, and Walk-in Clinics
Date: April 15, 2021
From: Dr. Trevor Arnason, Associate Medical Officer of Health (AMOH), COVID-19 Vaccine, Ottawa Public Health, Dr. Robin Taylor, AMOH, Physician Engagement, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

Today’s Public Health Alert contains an eclectic mix of COVID information – please scan the headers to see if anything is applicable to your medical practice.

Access to COVID-19 Advice through...

Update on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in Ottawa

Posted Tuesday, April 13, 2021

To: Ottawa Physicians, NPs, Midwives, Travel, and Walk-in Clinics

Date: April 13, 2021

From:

Dr. Trevor Arnason, AMOH, COVID-19 Vaccine, Ottawa Public Health

Dr. Robin Taylor, AMOH, Physician Engagement, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

Since our last Public Health Alert, Ottawa has now reached a rate of 173.7 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population reported in the previous 7 days, and we are now under the provincial Stay-at-Home Order. Thank you for helping to keep transmission...

Update on COVID-19, April 6, 2021

Posted Tuesday, April 06, 2021

To: Ottawa Physicians, NPs, Midwives, Travel, and Walk-in Clinics
Date: April 6, 2021
From: Dr Michelle Foote, Medical Director, COVID and Schools, Ottawa Public Health, Dr Robin Taylor, AMOH, Physician Engagement, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

The rate of COVID-19 in Ottawa reported in the previous 7 days has now reached approximately 124 per 100,000 population, and in this context we would like to provide you with information that may help you to advise patients, especially...

Update on COVID-19 vaccination for the week of March 29, 2021

Posted Thursday, April 01, 2021

To: Ottawa Physicians, NPs, Midwives, Travel, and Walk-in Clinics

Date: April 1, 2021

From:

Dr. Trevor Arnason, AMOH, COVID Vaccine, Ottawa Public Health

Dr. Robin Taylor, AMOH, Physician Engagement, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

Currently there is no AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine available in Ottawa, however with the recent statements from Health Canada, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) and the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health, you may be getting...

Update on COVID-19 vaccination for the week of March 22, 2021

Posted Friday, March 26, 2021

To: Ottawa Physicians, NPs, Midwives, Travel, and Walk-in Clinics
Date: March 26, 2021
From: Dr. Trevor Arnason, AMOH, COVID Vaccine, Ottawa Public Health, Dr. Robin Taylor, AMOH, Physician Engagement, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

This Public Health Alert contains our most up-to-date information on COVID-19 immunization in Ottawa, including how to get immunized if you are a health care worker (including patient-facing clinic staff), where to access data on covid-19 vaccination...

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