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St. Lawrence College student tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that a student in a program running on the Kingston campus has tested positive for COVID-19.

“In order to respect the privacy and maintain confidentiality of the student’s medical information, SLC can only confirm they were last on the Kingston campus the week of November 2,” said a statement from the institution. “Their contraction of COVID-19 is being followed-up on by Public Health.”

SLC said they are following established protocols and working closely with Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health. Individuals who have been in close contact with the affected person and are deemed at risk are being notified directly by KFL&A Public Health.

SLC said updates and resouces for community members can be found on their website, and that further questions or concerns can be emailed to [email protected]

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Samantha Butler-Hassan, Local Journalism Initiative

Samantha Butler-Hassan is a staff writer and life-long Kingston resident. She is a news junkie and mom who loves reading and exploring the community. This article has been made possible with the support of the Local Journalism Initiative.

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