Physicians’ Update LIVE! Broadcast for Physicians and Nurse Practitioners

Posted Wednesday October 14, 2020

Posted By: Jeffery Satchwill

Category: General

Important updates regarding isolation duration and screening for COVID-19 symptoms in schools are covered in this 4th edition of Physicians’ Update LIVE!

Associate medical officer of health Dr. Trevor Arnason is back to bring you the revised guidance and to review up-to-date information from OPH’s improved COVID-19 dashboard.

And again, for your convenience, a breakdown of the video timing is included in the YouTube video description box so you can skip to hear the answers to your most pressing questions. 

Physicians and NPs are invited to submit questions and /or topic suggestions to: 

You can view the webinar online as of Wednesday October 14th, recorded for viewing at your convenience, on the YouTube platform.

Video Timing – topic breakdown:

  • 00:35 Ottawa Public Health COVID-19 dashboard.
  • 01:05 Updates to the duration of case isolation.
  • 01:36  Isolation for cases with severe illness.
  • 02:25  Isolation for close contacts.
  • 02:55  Screening for symptoms in children in schools and child care centres. 
  • 05:10  Self-Attestation Form for parents: scenarios where child would be allowed to return to school or child care.
  • 06:15 Influenza vaccines

Past webinars:


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