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COVID-19: Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities and Retirement Homes

Posted Tuesday, March 24, 2020

To: Long Term Care Homes, Retirement Homes, Emergency Departments, HEPCO
Date: March 24, 2020
From: Dr. Brent Moloughney, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

For COVID-19 information see OPH’s Physician and Health Care Professionals Coronavirus website, visit (www.ottawapublichealth.ca/ncov), or call 613-580-6744.

As per our March 16, 2020 Criteria for COVID-19 Laboratory Testing, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) recommends that individuals with...

COVID-19: Supplementary information on testing recommendations

Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2020

To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Walk-In Clinics, Travel Clinics, Community Health Centres, Emergency Departments, Infection Control, HEPCO, Pharmacists, Midwives, Retirement Homes, Long Term Care Homes
Date: March 18, 2020
From: Dr. Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health (OPH)

Dear Colleagues,

For COVID-19 information see OPH’s Physician and Health Care Professionals Coronavirus website (www.ottawapublichealth.ca/ncov), or call 613-580-6744.

A....

COVID-19: Criteria for Laboratory Testing Addendum

Posted Monday, March 16, 2020

To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Walk-In Clinics, Travel Clinics, Community Health Centres, Emergency Departments, Infection Control, HEPCO, Pharmacists, Midwives; Long-Term Care Homes; Retirement Homes
From: Dr. Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health (OPH)
Date: March 16, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

For COVID-19 information, see OPH’s Physician and Health Care Professionals Coronavirus website or call 613-580-6744

We are writing to clarify...

COVID-19: Important updates

Posted Sunday, March 15, 2020

To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Walk-In Clinics, Travel Clinics, Community Health Centres, Emergency Departments, Acute Care ? IPAC, HEPCO, Pharmacists, Midwives

From: March 15, 2020

Date: Dr. Robin Taylor, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health (OPH)

Dear Colleagues,

For the latest COVID-19 information see OPH?s Physician and Health Care Professionals COVID-19 Physician and Health Care Professionals Coronavirus web page (www.ottawapublichealth.ca/ncov)...

COVID-19: Test All Symptomatic Returned Travellers

Posted Tuesday, March 10, 2020

To: Ottawa Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Walk-In Clinics, Travel Clinics, Community Health Centres, Emergency Departments, Infection Control, HEPCO
Date: March 10, 2020
From: Dr. Monir Taha, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Ottawa Public Health

Dear Colleagues,

For current information see Ottawa Public Health’s Physician and Health Care Professionals Coronavirus web page (www.ottawapublichealth.ca/ncov) or call 613-580-6744.

As a follow-up to our ERMS on March 5, 2020,...

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