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NEW! Flexible Options for Reporting Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) due to COVID-19 and COVID-19 Fatalities to Ottawa Public Health

  • Ottawa Public Health (OPH) has created more flexible reporting options for reportable COVID-19 conditions. These conditions include deaths where COVID-19 was either the primary or contributing cause of death, and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a clinical diagnosis that is a reportable complication of COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Fatalities and cases of MIS-C can be reported to OPH by: 
    • Completing the New Electronic Reporting Forms. 
    • Downloading the appropriate Reporting Form and faxing a completed copy to 613-580-9640.  
    • Calling 613-580-2424 ext. 24224 and reporting the required information verbally
  • Web update: Testing, Results and Reporting of COVID-19

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Requesting Physician and Nurse Practitioner Participation in the collaborative study: Optimizing vaccine acceptance and uptake among African, Caribbean, and Black communities in Ottawa (the University of Ottawa, Public Health Agency of Canada funded)

  • The Public Health Agency of Canada funded, community-based participatory research study, seeks to optimize vaccine uptake in African, Caribbean, and Black communities in the Ottawa and National Capital region, through meaningful community and health provider engagement.
  • Share your experiences as vaccinators promoting and administering the COVID-19 vaccine within African, Caribbean, and Black communities. Options to participate include an online survey, interview, focus group discussions  and/or, in 2023, an online World Café discussion.

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