Advocacy Awareness

Helping Ottawa Get Back to Thriving Together

Ottawa’s municipal professionals are rising to the challenge

Overview

When the world changed overnight, thousands of people stepped up to help all of us. 

Municipal professionals at the City of Ottawa, Ottawa Public Health and Ottawa Community Housing have risen to the challenges of COVID.

They are working tirelessly to keep our City working for you.

READ THEIR STORIES. SUPPORT THEIR WORK. 

Keeping seniors safe

LaurenceNurse
Long Term Care

Delivering vaccines – and hope

CynthiaPublic Health Nurse
Ottawa Public Health

Helping to decode the spread of COVID

PawelProcess Engineer

Helping people with safe shelter options

RachelStrategic Programs and Project Officer

Improving access to vaccines

KarimSupervisor
Ottawa Public Health

Facing down COVID in long-term care

ShannonParamedic Commander

Bringing joy to seniors during isolation

AshleyExhibition Officer

Staffing the frontlines

ShayneProgram Development Officer
Ottawa Public Health

News

Be Social Wise, Be COVID Wise mural art event Ottawa
Discover Ottawa’s ‘Be Social Wise / Be COVID Wise’ Mural Art Event

October 20, 2020 | Public Health

Ottawa Public Health launched a “Call for Local Ottawa artists” on September 4, 2020 to engage artists to develop ‘Be Social Wise / Be COVID Wise’ murals.

Canada’s Long-Term Care System: A Work in Progress

October 8, 2020 | Long Term Care

With nearly 80% of Canadian COVID-19 deaths attributed to long-term care facilities, the pandemic has all but exposed the gaping flaws in a system that has failed our most vulnerable citizens.