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KFL&A Public Health implements additional COVID-19 screening for schools

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced today that it is implementing additional screening requirements for those attending area schools, including students, staff, and visitors. “Our case and contact management data demonstrate that most of the cases were symptomatic in school and their symptoms were predominantly nasal congestion

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KHSC aims to reduce lineups with mobile screening tool

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is experiencing lineups of patients outside hospital sites due to the necessary COVID-19 screening for outpatient services. The organization is hoping to reduce the wait times by encouraging all patients to complete the COVID-19 screener using KSHC’s mobile screening tool prior to arriving for scheduled

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Unmasked people flood Kingston dance floor violating COVID-19 protocols

Dozens of people filled the dance floor at The Spot nightclub in downtown Kingston the night of Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in violation of at least one COVID-19 government mandate, and possibly a second. The incident, which prompted a source who preferred to remain anonymous to record the happenings, was

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Home-based Food Businesses must follow Provincial Regulations

KFL&A Public Health is reporting an increased interest in people opening home-based food businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to starting a new business venture of this style, it is important to research the requirements of opening a food-related business in your home, Public Health said in a release dated

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Update: More Kingston schools declare cases of COVID-19

Update (Friday, Dec. 11, 2020): On Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) announced two more cases of COVID-19 have been detected in local schools. Both cases were identified at KCVI, according to LDSB. “The students are isolating at home, and they are following directives from KFL&A

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The Baby Grand to resume operations for small audiences

The City of Kingston’s Baby Grand Theatre is set to reopen for audiences of up to 20 people, starting on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. “We are very excited to start to welcome small live audiences and performers back to the Baby Grand stage,” said Dianne Zemba, Theatre Manager for the

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Province drops ‘runny nose’ COVID-19 test requirement for students

The Ontario government announced updated guidelines for screening children and students for COVID-19 on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. Notably, the requirement for students with runny noses to go home, and seek a negative COVID-19 test result before returning, has been removed. With runny noses a common affliction among children during

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KFL&A Public Health, local school boards share update on screening protocols

A KFL&A Public Health update released today, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, aims to help parents, guardians and school staff address COVID-19 screening requirements at local schools. The Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board, Limestone District School Board, and KFL&A Public Health have shared updated COVID-19 screening protocols with school communities,

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Providence Care announces end of COVID-19 quarantines and outbreaks

All Providence Care COVID-19-related quarantines and outbreaks have officially come to an end with no additional spread. Providence Care announced on Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020 that no further staff, patient, client or resident has tested positive for the virus since two Providence Care Hospital staff members tested positive at the

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