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Our office will be working remotely until February 2022

If you require immediate assistance, please email us at jfraser.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org or call us at 613-736-9573.

If anyone has any concerns or challenges accessing support, or need help booking a vaccination, our office can help.

Give us a call!


COVID-19 Specific

Ontario Outlines Steps to Gradually Ease Public Health Measures

Information for those who have symptoms, test positive for COVID-19 and high-risk contacts

Provincial News

Applications Now Open for Ontario Business Costs Rebate Program


Ontario and Québec launch a new joint call for Francophone projects

Ontario Launches Program to Support Advanced Manufacturers Across Province

Ontario Government Returning to Off-Peak Electricity Rates Electricity Rates

2021-22 Gas Tax Funding by Municipality

In the Community

Ottawa Public Health resuming after-school COVID-19 vaccine clinics to increase vaccine accessibility

2021 Ontario Junior Citizen Awards – Celebrate the best of your community!

  Help us recognize the incredible determination, imagination, and spirit of outstanding young citizens between the ages of 6-17 who are bettering our communities. If you know someone who is involved in worthwhile community service, is contributing while living with a limitation, has performed an heroic act, demonstrates individual excellence, or is going above and beyond to help others, then please nominate them for a 2021 Ontario Junior Citizen Award. Click the link above to get more information and access the nomination form!

COVID-19 school and child care screening

Answer the following questions before going to school/child care today.

You can also take this on behalf of a student/child.

Information on COVID-19 Testing in Ottawa:

Eligibility criteria for PCR testing at all Assessment Centres and Care Clinics has changed. 

Please read: Who qualifies for PCR COVID-19 testing before booking an appointment.

If you qualify, see where to get tested for COVID-19 in Ottawa

COVID-19 testing at Ontario pharmacies

You can get a COVID-19 test at a participating pharmacy if you do not have symptoms, have not been in close physical contact with someone who currently has COVID-19 and are not part of a specific outbreak investigation.Please visit the province’s website to ensure you have current information about testing options and locations available to you.

Ottawa COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Vaccinations are currently available at the following community clinics 

  • Eva James Memorial Community Centre – 65 Stonehaven Drive
  • Nepean Sportsplex – 1701 Woodroffe Avenue
  • Ottawa City Hall – 110 Laurier Avenue West
  • Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA – 265 Centrum Boulevard
  • François Dupuis Recreation Centre – 2263 Portobello Blvd.
  • EY Centre – 4899 Uplands Drive
  • Nepean Sportsplex Curling Rink – Entrance 4 (Operated by The Ottawa Hospital)
  • University of Ottawa – Minto Sports Complex – 801 King Edward Avenue
  • JH Putnam School – 2051 Bel-Air Drive
  • Orleans Ruddy Family YMCA-YWCA – 265 Centrum Boulevard
  • Nepean Sportsplex – Halls A & B – 1701 Woodroffe Avenue. This clinic is intended for our more vulnerable residents 60 plus who are still needing a booster dose as well as pregnant individuals needing a first, second, or booster dose. Appointments are required by calling 613-691-5505. 

How to book an appointment 

  • Register on the Provincial Booking System: ontario.ca/bookvaccine 
  • Call the Provincial Booking Line: 1- 833-943-3900, between 8 am and 8 pm, seven days a week. No OHIP card: Call OPH at 613-691-5505. 

Vaccine Clinic Location Tool 

Residents can enter their address in the online search tool to find the nearest vaccine locations.

Mobile Vaccination Teams 

  • Mobile vaccination teams are providing vaccinations to congregate care settings, including shelters and homebound residents. 
  • Homebound residents: The EOC continues collaboration with partners to identify additional homebound residents to immunize them and an essential caregiver, in-home. Homebound clients can request in-home vaccination by themselves, by their caregiver, or by referral from their primary care provider by calling the OPH Vaccine Booking Line at 613-691-5505 – Option #2. We are defining a homebound resident as: an individual who has medical, physical, cognitive, or psychosocial needs/conditions that inhibit them from visiting a local clinic, pharmacy, or their primary care provider to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. 

Click Here for information on Indigenous Clinics

Neighbourhood Vaccination Hubs

Public health neighbourhood vaccination hubs are vaccination locations with Public Health Nurses available to answer questions, provide COVID-19 vaccine information, and COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccination hubs are intended for those living in the surrounding area to receive a 1st, 2nd or booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine, including for those aged 5-11. No appointment is needed to receive a vaccine or to speak with a Public Health nurse about COVID-19 vaccines    

LocationHours of operation
Herongate Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub- St. Patrick’s Former Intermediate School
1485 Heron Road
Tuesday to Friday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Heatherington Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Albion-Heatherington Recreation Centre
1560 Heatherington Road
Wednesday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Heatherington Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Ledbury Pavilion
1250 Ledbury Avenue
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Bayshore Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Bayshore Field House
175 Woodridge Crescent
Tuesday to Friday: 11 am to 5
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
AMA Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – AMA Community Centre
1216 Hunt Club Road
Tuesday to Thursday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Hunt Club – Riverside Park Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Hunt Club-Riverside Park Community Centre
3320 Paul Anka Drive
Tuesday and Thursday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Caldwell Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Bellevue Communtiy Centre
1475 Caldwell Avenue
Thursday and Friday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Greenboro Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Greenboro Library
363 Lorry Greenberg Drive
Tuesday and Thursday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
ACB Wellness Centre Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – African, Caribbean & Black Wellness Resource Centre
1021 Cyrville Road Unit # 9
Wednesday: 1 pm to 4 pm
Saturday: 11 am to 2 pm
St. Laurent-Overbrook Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Rideau High School
815 St. Laurent Boulevard
Tuesday and Thursday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Vanier North Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Richelieu-Vanier Community Centre
300 des Pères-Blancs Avenue
Tuesday and Thursday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Vanier South Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Canadian Mental Health Association, Ottawa (CMHAO)
311 McArthur Avenue
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Parkwood Hills Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Minto Multipurpose Room
1341 Meadowlands Drive
Wednesday: 8 am to 1 pm
Friday: 10 am to 4 pm
Elmvale Acres Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hubs – St Aidan’s Anglican Church
934 Hamlet Road
Thursday and Friday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Elmvale Acres Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Franco-Cité
623 Smyth Road
Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Lowertown Public Health Neighbourhood Vaccination Hub – Jules Morin Fieldhouse
400 Clarence Street, East
Wednesday and Thursday: 1 pm to 7 pm
Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 2 pm

Multilingual COVID-19 Resources for Diverse Communities 

Other Shareable links (Vaccine Ambassador Stories

·        Punjabi: Dr Ramandeep Chawla: 
ਕੋਵਿਦ-੧੯ ਵੈਕਸੀਨ ਦੇ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚ ਕੁਛ ਸਵਾਲ ਜਵਾਬ ਤੁਹਾਡੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਦੇ ਵਿਚ ਦੇਣਗੇ ਅਸਲੀ ਡਾਕਟਰ – YouTube 

·        Spanish: Dr Christina Romulus: 
Doctores de verdad responden a preguntas sobre vacunas contra COVID-19 en vuestro propio idioma. – YouTube 

·        Spanish: Dr Miguel Cortel-Leblanc: 
Doctores de verdad responden a preguntas sobre vacunas contra COVID-19 en vuestro propio idioma. – YouTube 

·        Hindi: Dr Karan Sharma: 
Real Doctors Answer Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions – Hindi – YouTube 

·        Turkish: Dr Berna Akcakir: 
Real Doctors Answer Your COVID-19 Vaccine Questions – Turkish – YouTube 

·        Arabic: Dr Cherif Ibrahim: 
:أطباء حقيقيون يجيبون على أسئلتكم حول لقاح كوفيد-۱۹بلغتكم – YouTube 

·        French: Dr Andree Michelle Cortel-Leblanc: 
Des médecins répondent à vos questions concernant les vaccins contre la COVID-19 dans votre langue – YouTube 

·        Cantonese: Dr Tracy Wong: 
您身邊的醫生用您的語言回答 COVID-19 疫苗問題 – YouTube 

·        Polish: Dr Andrzej Rochowski: 
Prawdziwi lekarze odpowiadają na pytania dotyczące szczepionki COVID-19 w Twoim języku – YouTube 

Links also available on the following pages: 

Multicultural page: Multilingual Resources for Diverse Communities – Ottawa Public Health 

Arabic portal: COVID-19 Arabic Portal – Ottawa Public Health 

Community Immunity page: Community Immunity – Ottawa Public Health 

Ontario has a self-assessment tool:

If you think you have novel coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use this self-assessment to help determine if you need to seek further care. Visit here.

If you require help in Ottawa South, please visit our website for Community links and contacts.

Ottawa Public Health
For the latest updates, please click here.

Government of Ontario
Every day at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  ETthe Province of Ontario’s novel coronavirus (COVID-19) web page will be updated with the most up-to-date information including the status of cases in Ontario.

Government of Canada
For the latest COVID-19 updates, please click here.
For the latest on Employment and Social Development changes for employees and employers, click here.

Find out about the current reported scams related to COVID-19.

Learn how to protect yourself when banking online.

Know what to do if you’re a victim of fraud.