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‘Go back to the basics’: KFL&A MOH implores community as COVID-19 cases reach all-time high

The message still remains true: the best way to control this outbreak is to go get immunized.” Dr. Piotr Oglaza With COVID-19 cases in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) reaching an unprecedented all-time high of 220 active cases, 16 hospitalizations and a total of seven deaths (since the pandemic

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Amherstview

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic School, located on Park Crescent in Amherstview. According to the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB), the first case of COVID-19 was detected on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, and is a student case. Today, Friday,

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Understanding COVID-19 rapid antigen tests: local experts share guidance

Compared to booking a COVID-19 test at a testing facility, attending the appointment, and then waiting for the results, the quick answers of a self-administered rapid test can seem to offer instant clarity. However, the accuracy of rapid test results has come into question recently. With COVID-19 infections on the

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‘We can do this,’ Oglaza says amid community spread, high case numbers

After Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, released the news that there had been community spread of COVID-19 in the region, he met virtually with members of the press for his regular COVID-19 update on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. His

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KFL&A Public Health declares community spread of COVID-19

Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has declared COVID-19 community spread in Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington.  Community spread happens when there are many positive COVID-19 cases and clusters of positive COVID-19 cases in our community, which cannot be accounted

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KFL&A COVID-19 update confirms high numbers, community spread, especially in unvaccinated, vulnerable populations

A surge of COVID-19 cases in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region over the last week is concerning, showing that we are deep into the fourth wave of the pandemic. This was expected, said Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health, in his COVID-19 update to

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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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Dr. Moore provides late-September COVID-19 update for KFL&A region

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced a new case of COVID-19, but said there is no reason to declare an outbreak in the region, nor at Queen’s University. The new case brings the current number of active cases in the region to 16. The new case is

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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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KFL&A Public Health releases details on 17 latest COVID-19 cases in region

On Monday, Mar. 30, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed that the number of cases of COVID-19 in the region had doubled over the weekend. On Friday, Mar. 27, 2020, the KFL&A region had 17 positive cases of COVID-19, according to Public Health. By Monday, Mar.

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