When in doubt, tweet it out. That's what Ottawa Public Heath did today after taking to Twitter to vent about COVID-19.

In a very long Twitter thread, the agency said although it may feel as though they keep changing guidelines they believe its fair game as new COVID-19 related information floods in.

"We'd much rather tell you that based on new evidence we're shifting from Guidance A to Guidance B, versus stubbornly sticking with Guidance A in the name of being consistent," they said on Twitter.

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They also said that this is why the guidelines for self-screening, back-to-school and social gatherings have been changing up in the last few weeks. 

"COVID doesn't care that we don't have the time we'd normally need to react & we're trying to stay ahead of things," they said.

They also admitted that Canadian health-care systems are in crisis and that labs are beyond capacity, as a result causing major backlogs.

As the city reports 142 new cases, the health organization is pleading with Canadians to be patient and be safe.

 
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