Ottawa medical officer of health

Algonquin College to grant honorary degree to Ottawa’s top doc

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Dr. Vera Etches, Ottawa’s medical officer of health and the local public health unit’s face of the COVID-19 pandemic, will receive an honorary degree from Algonquin College at its convocation ceremony next month. The college cited her role in protecting and promoting public health advice during the pandemic among …

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Data suggests there could be up to 4K undiagnosed coronavirus cases in Ottawa: public health

Data suggests there could be up to 4K undiagnosed coronavirus cases in Ottawa: public health

Ottawa’s medical officer of health is stressing the importance of social and physical distancing as she says coronavirus modelling data suggests there could be up to 4,000 undetected cases of COVID-19 in the city. Dr. Vera Etches issued a statement on Sunday and said there is evidence of community spread …

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