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Kingston Pride mandates vaccines for in-person events

On the same day St. Lawrence College and Queen’s University made similar announcements, Kingston Pride’s Board of Directors decided to require COVID-19 vaccination to maximize safety for attendees. The board released a statement that said they have made the “difficult but necessary decision that all attendees of in-person, COVID-screened events

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KFL&A Public Health: Act now to get vaccinated for back to school

Now is the time to get your first dose in order to be fully vaccinated in time for back to school in September, says Dr. T. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health.  With a 21 day wait period between first

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KHSC healthcare workers to complete one of three options regarding COVID-19 vaccinations

Healthcare workers at Kingston’s hospitals will have to complete one of three options regarding COVID-19 vaccinations by the end of July 2021, according to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health reported last week that over 80 per cent of those over the age

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Public Health advises of changes coming for COVID-19 vaccination clinics

The following is a message to Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) residents from KFL&A Public Health regarding changes to the local rollout of COVID-19 vaccines:  KFL&A Public Health is pleased to share that over 278,000 vaccinations have been administered in the region. In total, almost 80 per cent of

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KFL&A residents urged to book earliest COVID-19 vaccine appointments

The following is a message from KFL&A Public Health regarding COVID-19 vaccinations: KFL&A Public Health is expecting to receive a steady supply of mRNA vaccine (Pfizer and Moderna) over the coming weeks. These vaccines will help ensure that individuals who are eligible for a first or second dose can book

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Waive the Wait aims to cut down on time spent in healthcare waiting rooms

A Queen’s University startup company, Waive the Wait, is hoping to cut down the amount of time individuals spend waiting for appointments in a physical waiting room. Their online waiting room program connects health care offices and clinics with their patients through an app. The patients sign in to the

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Dr. Moore provides COVID-19 update, vaccination forecast for KFL&A

After reaching an all-time high count of active COVID-19 cases earlier this week, Dr. Kieran Moore said those numbers are dropping, but we’ve still got a long way to go – which might include the month of May looking a lot like April has thus far. The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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