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Moore: All of April will be dangerous

For anyone who thinks the current stay-at-home order in place across the province is not as serious as the ones that have come before it, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health puts it all into perspective. “This is going to

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City of Kingston temporarily closes Breakwater Park

Following the announcement of a COVID-19 outbreak in the University District, the City of Kingston has announced the closure of Breakwater Park, the waterfront park along King Street adjacent to the University District. This comes after hundreds of students gathered in the park on Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021, the same

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Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak in Kingston’s University District

On Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak within Kingston’s University District associated with Queen’s University. The outbreak was declared among young adults aged 18 to 29 years of age, as they currently

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Kingston woman charged after stabbing on Van Order Drive

A local woman is facing charges after a confrontation between her and a teen male escalated into violence, resulting in both parties being taken to hospital. The incident occurred on the night of Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021 when, at approximately 6:15 p.m., Kingston Police and Frontenac Paramedics were dispatched to

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Environmental concerns prompt Council to defer proposal for Kingston Inner Harbour

The most discussed and contentious item on the agenda for Kingston City Council, the federal proposal to “remediate environmental risks to the river environment and human health of Kingston’s Inner Harbour,” has been deferred. Ironically, the deferral was proposed for the exact same reasons the federal government stated were behind

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Positive COVID-19 case confirmed at Walmart Supercentre Kingston

Unable to contact all customers who may have been exposed, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has publicly confirmed a COVID-19 positive case at the Walmart Supercentre. Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed the case on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021 in a

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Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed at Tango Nuevo

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 within Tango Nuevo. The confirmation comes on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021, the day after the restaurant, located at 331 King Street, announced it was closing as a

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Dr. Moore cautions difficult month ahead as 60% of local COVID-19 cases involve variants of concern

With COVID-19 cases on the rise again in the region, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is cautioning that the remainder of April 2021 may be difficult. Currently, 60 per cent of the COVID-19 cases reported in the region involve

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Confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among patrons at The Mansion

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed that several patrons who were COVID-19 positive attended The Mansion restaurant and bar. According to Public Health, individuals who attended The Mansion — located at 506 Princess Street in downtown Kingston —

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Positive COVID-19 case identified at Lord Strathcona PS

The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has alerted all families at Lord Strathcona Public School of a positive case of COVID-19 identified at the school. In a letter sent to families with students at Lord Strathcona Public School on Monday, Apr. 5, 2021, the board relayed a message from Kingston,

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Ford declares province-wide ‘emergency brake’ due to COVID-19

With the Easter long weekend hours away, Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced that all 34 Public Health Regions of Ontario will move into shutdown. Announced on Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021, the so-call province-wide “emergency brake” will come into effect as of Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. and

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Kingston Police arrest Gatineau man in connection with 2019 bank robbery

Kingston Police have made an arrest and laid charges against one man over a year after his alleged involvement in a bank robbery in the city’s west end. The robbery occurred at approximately 12:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at the CIBC branch located at 785 Gardiners Road. The

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