Ottawa Declares State of Emergency due to Spread of COVID-19

The declaration of a state of emergency allows to City to deploy emergency operations and access resources more efficiently to help with the COVID-19 response efforts. As the City works to stop the spread of COVID-19, please continue to practice physical distancing and only leave your homes for essential trips.

You can view the full Declaration of Emergency from the Mayor and read the press release for more information on the declaration.

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