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Chez Piggy and Pan Chancho reopen after voluntary closure due to COVID-19 case

On Monday, May 3, 2021, both Pan Chancho Bakery & Cafe and their sister restaurant Chez Piggy closed voluntarily after a staff member at the bakery tested positive for COVID-19. “Last evening we received word that one of our overnight staff received a positive COVID-19 test,” read a post on

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Public Health: Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed on Monday, Apr. 26, 2021 that a COVID-19 positive case travelled on multiple Kingston Transit bus routes. According to Public Health, the case travelled on the following routes, dates and times: Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021: Route 7 –

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Positive COVID-19 case confirmed at Walmart Supercentre Kingston

Unable to contact all customers who may have been exposed, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has publicly confirmed a COVID-19 positive case at the Walmart Supercentre. Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed the case on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021 in a

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Confirmed positive COVID-19 cases among patrons at The Mansion

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed that several patrons who were COVID-19 positive attended The Mansion restaurant and bar. According to Public Health, individuals who attended The Mansion — located at 506 Princess Street in downtown Kingston —

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Potential COVID-19 contact sees two LDSB class cohorts isolating

Potential contact with the contacts of a positive COVID-19 case has KFL&A Public Health ordering the dismissal of two class cohorts and two bus cohorts. The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) sent out a media release on Friday, Mar. 26, 2021, stating that one class cohort and Bus 154 from

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Positive case of COVID-19 identified at Coco Frutti

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified by KFL&A Public Health in a patron who visited Coco Frutti on Gardiners Road in Kingston’s west end. KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals who attended Coco Frutti at 768 Gardiners Road, on Friday, Mar. 19, 2021, between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. self-monitor

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Positive case of COVID-19 identified at Miss Bao

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified by KFL&A Public Health at the Miss Bao Restaurant in downtown Kingston. KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals who attended Miss Bao Restaurant on Saturday, Mar. 13, 2021, between 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who develops symptoms should isolate

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Kingston Transit rider tests positive for COVID-19

On Friday, Mar. 12, 2021, the City of Kingston announced that a Kingston Transit rider has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the City, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, confirmed an exposure to COVID-19 on Kingston Transit bus Route

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UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak at Queen’s residence, students isolated

Update (Monday, Mar. 15, 2021): There are now 20 cases associated with the outbreak announced last week at Queen’s University. According to the University’s COVID-19 Case Tracker, 10 cases are in residence and 10 are in the off-campus community. Original Article: Queen’s University is responding to a COVID-19 outbreak of

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City Council sits for first night of municipal budget deliberations

Kingston City Council held their first of three nights of budget deliberations on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. The evening began with a presentation from CAO Lanie Hurdle, in which she explained how City of Kingston staff have taken the impacts of COVID-19 into account in their proposed 2021 budget. “The

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Opinion: At wits’ end with pandemic of illogic

The following is a submitted opinion piece in response to recent Kingstonist articles. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Kingstonist. “A positive case at a school does not mean the individual was exposed to COVID-19 at the school. They may have been exposed somewhere

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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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