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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Ongwanada residence

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at one of the Ongwanada Resource Centre’s residential services here in Kingston. The outbreak was declared on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, however, the first case of COVID-19 was detected within the group home setting on Thursday, Nov.

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Some COVID-19 reporting ‘so wrong it’s ridiculous,’ says local expert

Dr. Gerald Evans, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), says he is keeping a close eye on the abundance of misinformation and bad science circulating during the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Before COVID-19, we were having a real problem with information in general. Good, solid,

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Surveillance testing taking place at long-term care homes in KFL&A

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is working with the long-term care homes in the region to assist surveillance testing at those facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after the recently-released Ontario Ministry of Health’s enhanced testing guidelines, meant to help protect the vulnerable populations living in

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