COVID-19 Response

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COVID-19 Information

It takes a community to keep our schools safe. Together, we must all do our part to stay healthy - at school and beyond.

The Ministry of Education has established COVID-19 protocols to help prevent the spread of the virus in schools.



Ottawa Public Health is the lead health agency in Ottawa, responsible for managing COVID-19 cases, including providing guidance to schools on confirming and controlling outbreaks.

To learn more about COVID-19 testing in Ottawa, please visit Ottawa Public Health’s website.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and rules for isolation after exposure:  

High Risk Contacts, Testing, and Frequently Asked Questions 

For the most up-to-date information about coronavirus, parents/guardians should consult the Ministry of Health’s website.

For further details please visit the Ottawa Public Health process for supporting schools during COVID-19.

The Ottawa Public Health website contains useful information for parents, students and staff, including:

  • Background on the role of Ottawa Public Health and school boards
  • A COVID-19 screening tool for families (available in multiple languages)
  • Information about COVID-19 vaccines, and where eligible persons can go to receive a vaccination. 

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