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Confirmed COVID-19 outbreak at Kingston nail and spa salon

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health has confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at Binh’s Nail and Spa salon at 500 Gardiners Road in Kingston.

All clients who sought services at this salon between June 12 to June 24, 2020 are required to self-isolate and to get tested, said KFL&A Public Health in a press release. Once tested, clients are required to quarantine for 14 days from the date of their appointment, regardless of test results.

KFL&A Public Health has identified at least eight individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 as a result of the outbreak.

“The well-being of Binh’s Nail and Spa customers and estheticians in the salon is our top priority along with ensuring adherence to proper sanitization and cleaning,” said Dr. Kieran Moore. “At this time, the salon will be closed until it is safe to re-open.”

The COVID-19 assessment centre at the Memorial Centre is open June 25 and 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; June 27 from 9:00 to 12:30 p.m.; and closed on Sunday, June 28 in preparation for relocating to the Leon’s Centre at 1 The Tragically Hip Way on Monday, June 29. On Monday, June 29, the assessment centre at the Leon’s Centre will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

To protect the health of the public and prevent community spread, KFL&A Public Health is investigating and following up with close contacts.

To learn more about COVID-19, how you can protect yourself and what to do if you suspect you may be at risk, visit www.Kflaph.ca/Coronavirus or visit Ontario’s website to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.

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