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COVID-19 Community Info Bulletin

Community bulletins contain the latest information about important public health issues.

COVID-19 variants (February 2021)

Learn what COVID-19 variants are, how they appear, and how they affect COVID-19 vaccines.

 

COVID-19 vaccine (January 2021)

Learn about how the COVID-19 vaccine works, why it’s safe, and why everyone should get it.

 

Virtual care (December 2020)

Virtual care is another way to receive excellent care from your doctor. Instead of seeing your doctor in person, you can communicate using your phone or your computer, whatever you are comfortable with.

 

The flu (November 2020)

It’s important to get the flu shot every year. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever. The November 2020 Community InfoBulletin describes what the flu is, the similarities and differences between the flu and COVID-19, who should get the flu shot and where.

 

Masks (September 2020)

The September 2020 issue of the Community InfoBulletin answers the most common questions about masks, including when and where to wear them, and how to wear them safely.  

 

Contact tracing (July 2020)

The July 2020 issue of the Community InfoBulletin describes contract tracing, how it helps limit the spread of COVID-19 and different ways to track your contacts, including using the COVID Alert app. The OMA Pocket Journal is an easy pencil-and-paper way to track your contacts every day, and is ideal for people who can’t use the COVID Alert app.

Information in 21 languages (PDFs)

The new normal at your doctor’s office (June 2020)

Doctors’ offices have been open since the start of COVID-19, but things have changed in health care as they have everywhere else. This issue of the Community InfoBulletin describes some differences you will experience in the new normal when seeing your doctor.