What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Aug. 25 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Aug 25, 2021

What’s the latest?

The City of Ottawa has laid out how third vaccine doses will work for eligible groups. People outside care homes can request a letter from their medical team and bring that letter to any city clinic after two months have passed since their second dose.

People in long-term care and certain “highest-risk” retirement homes will be offered third doses five months after their second.

Ottawa Public Health has also called a news conference for 1 p.m. ET.

The province announced this plan for booster shots last week as part of its bolstered response to the fourth wave and said details would come from individual health units.

Only the fully vaccinated will be eligible to attend two weekends of live music at Lansdowne Park’s Great Lawn next month, put on by the people behind Ottawa’s Bluesfest and CityFolk

The Quebec government’s vaccine passport can now be downloaded from Apple ahead of its launch Sept. 1. Android users can get it soon.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-august-25-2021-1.6151888

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