What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Jan. 12 – CBC

Key updates on COVID-19 in the region

Jan 12, 2022

New guidelines for Ontario schools ahead of the return to classrooms Monday state public health units won’t routinely notify students of a positive case or someone self-isolating. Parents and teachers say they’re worried about getting less information about school spread than before.

Ontario’s education minister is expected to share details on the back-to-school plan at 1:30 p.m. Ottawa health officials are speaking at 3 p.m.

Ontario’s young children are heading back to class — but many aren’t yet vaccinated
Quebecers age 35 to 39 can make appointments for third vaccine doses as of today. Local health authority CISSSO also says anyone 18 and up can try for a walk-in shot at Gatineau’s Palais des congrès.

The City of Ottawa is making changes to help people without a place to stay in the Omicron wave and cold, including the return of the Tom Brown Respite Centre as a place to sleep. People can call 311 to ask about getting one of its approximately 70 beds.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/covid19-ottawa-coronavirus-symptoms-information-january-12-2022-1.6311372

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