Ottawa Public Health Message

Good morning families, We know that mornings can be hectic and you might be in a hurry. Please take a moment to screen yourself and your children for COVID-19 symptoms before going to school and read some important information from Ottawa Public Health.

 Video: Q&A with Dr. Vera Etches On Tuesday, April 6th, Dr. Vera Etches, Ottawa Medical Officer of Health, attended the OCDSB Committee of the Whole meeting where she answered questions from trustees. 

Watch a recording of Dr. Etches’ presentation

Ottawa Public Health Message Self-Isolation InstructionsIf your child or anyone in your household has symptoms of COVID-19 and is waiting for test results, ALL of your household contacts must self-isolate until a negative test result comes back. This means that no one can attend child-care, school, work and/or leave for groceries. If you need essential items, please reach out to family or friends who can drop some things off. For more information and resources visit the Self-isolation Instructions for COVID-19 webpage. 

Complete the Daily COVID-19 Screening Every morning, all families are asked to conduct a COVID-19 screening to determine if your child should attend school that day. Please take a moment to do the daily screening before your child goes to school today:
Elementary Screening Tool (Grades 8 and under)
Secondary Self-Screening Tool (Grades 9-12)