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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Tiny Hoppers in Kingston’s west end

Eight cases of COVID-19 have been linked to a local childcare facility in Kingston’s west end. On Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2021, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health listed a new outbreak on their COVID-19 Dashboard. According to Public Health’s most recently announced COVID-19 case numbers, two of the

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More details on Ontario’s Provincewide Shutdown

On Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a provincewide lockdown to get COVID-19 transmission under control. This article contains comprehensive sector-specific details from the province, but has been abbreviated. Full details can be found here. Lockdown length The lockdown starts on Saturday, Dec. 26 2020. In 27

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Ontario, KFL&A Public Health region, go into lockdown on Boxing Day

The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region will join the rest of Southern Ontario on Boxing Day in a 28-day COVID-19 lockdown. “This difficult action is without a doubt necessary to save lives and prevent our hospitals from becoming overwhelmed in the coming weeks,” said Ontario Premier

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YMCA of Eastern Ontario launches 100 km fundraiser

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario plans to launch a 100 km Walk, Run & Roll Challenge fundraiser running Saturday, Jul. 18 to Friday, Jul. 31, 2020. According to Colleen Gareau, Director of Marketing and Communications, the event will “support the mission of the YMCA in building healthier communities.” Both a

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Childcare announcement spurs quick response from providers

Childcare centres in Kingston are working to make fast finalizations to their reopening plans after yesterday’s announcement from the province that they can reopen on Friday, Jun. 12, 2020.  Childcare centres across the province have been closed since mid-March to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Operators learned about the reopening

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Child care, patios and malls part of Phase 2 reopening Friday

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington Public Health unit is among the many regions of the province moving into phase two of reopening this Friday, June 12, 2020. Most of the public health units in Ontario, except for 10 in the Greater Toronto Area, have the green light to continue lifting

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KFL&A Public Health advises residents to be prepared as COVID-19 spreads

With cases of COVID-19 continuing to spread across the globe, local health officials are preparing for the possibility that the virus could spread further, according to Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health The local health unit said that the measures put in place to date have been effective

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Something Special Children’s Centre resumes regular operations

It was a happy morning for those at Something Special Children’s Centre and the families that attend the facility as regular operations resumed. After reaching a tentative agreement on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3625 voted to ratify that agreement over the weekend.

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Free care service for mothers with cancer opens in Kingston

The Nanny Angel Network has opened a new location in Kingston to serve local families by providing free, in-home specialized childcare for moms going through a cancer diagnosis. A registered charity, Nanny Angel Network provides families with up to four hours a week of care from specially trained, fully-insured volunteers.

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Kingston welcomes Nanny Angel Network

Every day, hundreds of thousands of people are treated for cancer around the world, and here in Kingston, a new service is about to become available for those mothers undergoing cancer treatment. Thanks to a large investment from Homestead Land Holdings, the Nanny Angel Network is coming to Kingston in

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