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MOH: Unfortunate all-time Canadian high COVID rate has lessons for KFL&A and the province going into the holidays

The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region continues to experience record-setting daily numbers of new COVID-19 cases, today reporting the highest ever case rate reported by any Public Health Unit in Canada since the pandemic began. “This,” said Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for KFL&A Public

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Multi-provincial human trafficking ring thwarted after investigation launched in Kingston

Four people have been charged with 43 Criminal Offences, thanks to the joint efforts of Kingston Police and The Provincial Human Trafficking Intelligence-led Joint Forces Strategy (IJFS) Project WRIGG. The IJFS was officially launched today at Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) headquarters in Orillia. Members of the OPP, Barrie Police Service

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‘Healing Through Storytelling’ project records testimony of Tyendinaga Mohawk residential school survivors

A new book, Healing Through Storytelling, provides a touchstone to recovery and restoration from the intergenerational trauma caused by the residential school system by recording survivors’ stories in words and art. The book, honouring local residential school survivors from the Bay of Quinte and their families, was made possible when

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Vaccination, limiting social gatherings still the best ways to combat COVID-19 while active cases reach all-time high, MOH

Indoor social activities and misrecognition of symptoms have contributed to Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington’s new all-time high of 304 active cases of COVID-19, which was noted on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health (MOH) at Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Public Health (KFL&APH), gave

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