Important Notice from Ottawa Branch to its members:

During these challenging times related to COVID-19, Ottawa Branch urges all its members to follow the advice of public health officials.

Important information on social distancing and hygiene and how to prevent spread of the virus is available from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and you can read it by clicking here.

You can also call PHAC at 1‑833‑784‑4397.

If you are travelling back to Canada or know someone who is, please see this article on MEDOC coverage from the National Office of the Association that you can read by clicking here.

You can also call MEDOC/Johnson Insurance at 1-844-896-6977 or visit their website by clicking here.

The National Association continues to work closely with the federal government to ensure our members and older Canadians get the policies, programs and supports they need right now. On March 18, the National Association met via webinar with the Honourable Deb Shulte, Minister of Seniors. For more information on that meeting, click here.

The National Association is doing its best to share accurate information to keep our members updated. You can find this information at:

Please note that we, in keeping with the advice of public health officials, we have either cancelled or postponed all our events for March, April and May and we have closed the Ottawa Branch office for the time being. However, you can still reach Ottawa Branch by email at [email protected] or by phone at 613-737-2199. We will check messages and return phone calls and email, but we ask for your patience if there is a time delay.

If you have questions about your membership you can contact the National Office directly at


Stay safe and thank you for your patience and understanding.