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KHSC declares COVID-19 outbreak at KGH site

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at its Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site as of Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. According to KHSC, the outbreak is on the Kidd 3 Unit of KGH, which is generally used for cardiac care. Two positive cases of COVID-19 were detected

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at clinical service within KHSC

Update (Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at 3:48 p.m.): According to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the outbreak at one of its clinical services is “within a team that crosses multiple sites.” “It is not a location specific outbreak,” KHSC said in an email. “We cannot share more specifics about the

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Outbreaks, rising case counts, and Section 22 Orders: COVID-19 this week in KFL&A – Part 1

This article is Part 1 in a two-part series updating the local community on current COVID-19 conditions in the region, and specifics regarding particular outbreaks, incidents, or situations. Part 2 will be published on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. With the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region reaching a total

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UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak declared at Perth Road Public School

UPDATE (Nov. 4, 2021) The outbreak at Perth Road Public School, which was declared on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021 is now at six cases. Original article: Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Perth Road Public School in South Frontenac. The outbreak, which

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COVID-19 risk has ‘never been so high’ in region after construction site outbreak

Approximately two-thirds of recent COVID-19 cases reported in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region are connected to the recent outbreak at the Cataraqui Heights construction site, according to the local Public Health Unit. Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health explained the impact of

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Positive COVID-19 case identified at Lone Star Texas Grill

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified by KFL&A Public Health in a patron at the Lone Star Texas Grill in downtown Kingston, according to a release from Public Health, dated Thursday, Mar. 18, 2021. KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals who attended Lone Star Texas Grill Restaurant on Saturday, March

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Dr. Moore provides update on COVID-19 outbreaks, hospitalizations

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore released a status update on several COVID-19 outbreaks in the community on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. “We name these not to lay blame or to shame anyone, but just to let people know the level of activity in the community,” Dr. Moore

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Public Health nurse shares details of work on COVID-19 cases

Since the start of the pandemic, Public Health nurse Heather Dickson has spoken to hundreds of people that either have, or know someone with, COVID-19. She is one of Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health’s team of contact tracers. Making daily calls to active COVID-19 cases in self-isolation,

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COVID-19 tracking, tracing and resolution in KFL&A explained

By now, we are all very much aware of the current pandemic, as we all try to remain at home as much as possible to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region. What we don’t all know is what

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