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KFL&A Public Health has immediate need for volunteers

KFL&A Public Health has urgent need of volunteers to help with contact tracing, related to an upswing in case numbers this week. After recent outbreaks at Third Day Worship Center, and the LiveWell Centre in downtown Kingston, Public Health is looking for people willing to undergo training, and who are

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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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St. Lawrence College student tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that a student in a program running on the Kingston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. “In order to respect the privacy and maintain confidentiality of the student’s medical information, SLC can only confirm they were last on the Kingston campus the week of

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Kingston Transit rider tests positive for COVID-19

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, confirmed that a person who tested positive for COVID-19 travelled more than once on a Kingston Transit bus route. According to KFL&A Public Health, the person travelled on Kingston

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Two Kingston pharmacies now offering asymptomatic COVID-19 testing

Update (Friday, Nov. 27, 2020): Two more pharmacies in Kingston and the area are now offering asymptomatic COVID-19 testing: The Med+ Pharmacy at 277 Bath Road, and the Loyalist Pharmacy – Pharmasave at 200 Speers Boulevard. Original article: Kingstonians who do not have any symptoms of COVID-19, but require testing

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Queen’s responds to new COVID-19 case and issues of partying

Queen’s University has confirmed that another student within residence has tested positive for COVID-19, marking five cases confirmed this week within the University community. On Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addingston (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed three new cases of the virus in the region. One of those

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Dr Moore addresses community as active COVID-19 cases rise

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore is asking the public to be aware as the number of COVID-19 cases trends upwards in the community. Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health reported four new cases of COVID-19 today, including a second case in a Queen’s University residence.

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Queen’s confirms positive COVID-19 case in ‘University community’

Queen’s University has confirmed that one of the COVID-19 cases recently reported in Kingston is a member of the Queen’s community. “Queen’s is working closely with Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health and has detailed processes and protocols in place to respond quickly,” said a statement from the

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Kingston Walmart employee tests positive for COVID-19

An employee of Walmart in Kingston has tested positive for COVID-19, the Kingstonist has confirmed.  Communicating with the employee, who wishes to remain anonymous on the morning Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2020, we learned that she was tested on Sunday, Sep. 13, and received her test results by phone the following

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Public Health, Corrections working closely to avoid prison outbreak

Kingston’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, said that he is not concerned about spread of COVID-19 at local corrections facilities, following news that an employee of Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has tested positive for the disease. “From my communication, this person had not had any contact with

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Update on local COVID-19 outbreak from KFL&A Public Health

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health shared details, as of 8:48 a.m. this morning, Friday, June 26th, on cases now in the community stemming from the Binh’s Nail and Spa outbreak. The health unit is keeping the community aware of events as they unfold, regarding

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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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