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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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CSC reports COVID-19 case at Millhaven Institution

In its latest update on COVID-19 cases within its institutions, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) announced a case amongst inmates at Millhaven Institution in Bath, Ont. Updated on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, CSC’s online COVID-19 inmate and case summary overview lists one inmate case of COVID-19 at the maximum

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COVID-19 cases creeping upwards in KFL&A region

The number of daily cases of COVID-19 has seen a slight increase in Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) since the start of February, fuelled in part by two local clusters. An outbreak at an unconfirmed industrial or manufacturing facility, first declared on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 had risen to

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CSC to begin vaccinating high-risk inmates Friday

Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) announced on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 that it will begin vaccinating older, medically vulnerable federal inmates against COVID-19 this week. According to CSC, this is the first phase of their vaccine rollout, as recommended by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). CSC plans to

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KFL&A Public Health shares COVID-19 community update

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore has released a COVID-19 community update heading into the holiday season. Data for the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region is trending in a good direction, he said, as the area heads into the Christmas and New Year Holidays,

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Update on COVID-19 cases at local CSC institutions

Correctional Services Canada has updated their COVID-19 dashboard to reveal growing case numbers at local prisons. According to CSC, there are currently 89 active cases among inmates at Joyceville Institution and six at Collins Bay Institution. They are also reporting three active cases at Warkworth Institution in Brighton, Ontario. The

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Kingston to move into Orange Level of COVID-19 restrictions

The Provincial government has announced that the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region will move into the Orange-Restrict level of COVID-19 safety measures on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore said he was still waiting to hear more from the provincial

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Queen’s University off-campus cases continue to rise

Queen’s University has updated their COVID-19 dashboard to confirm that 15 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in their off-campus community since Monday, Dec. 15, 2020. “We certainly hope that these numbers go down,” said Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Kingston Frontenac

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Dr. Moore’s advice for the upcoming holiday season

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore released a new video this week, telling Kingston, Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) constituents they could be on course for a COVID-19 “disaster.” “We’re in a higher risk environment now,” he said on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. “Our case counts have never

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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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Two COVID-19 outbreaks confirmed in Gananoque

Two Public Health Units have come forward to inform the public of an outbreak in COVID-19 cases in Gananoque. Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health for Leeds, Grenville and Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit, and Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A)

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COVID-19 cases linked to LiveWell Centre in downtown Kingston

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is currently monitoring eight cases of COVID-19 connected to an outbreak at LiveWell Centre in downtown Kingston. Offering chiropractic care, massage, physiotherapy and other medical services, LiveWell Centre’s outbreak began on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. Although not required to do so by

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