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KFL&A Public Health report increase in COVID-19 cases in University District

Dr. Hugh Guan, Acting Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health has confirmed an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in young adults in the downtown core.  Young adults, aged 18-29, make up more than half of the most recent COVID-19 cases in the KFL&A area. Eighteen of the 33

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Ontario government announces COVID-19 vaccination certification policy

Citing the recent practices and policies of many other provinces and jurisdictions, the Ontario government will roll out a COVID-19 “enhanced vaccine certificate and verification app,” the province announced on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. The announcement also included a new requirement that people be fully vaccinated and provide proof of

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Ontario moving to Step Three of their Roadmap to Reopen next week

The province has announced Ontario will move into Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Jul. 16, 2021. According to a release from the province, the key public health and health care indicators have continued to improve, and the province-wide vaccination rate is surpassing the

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Vaccinations, variants, and an outbreak: A COVID-19 update for KFL&A

Update (Friday, Jul. 9, 2021): As of Friday, Jul. 9, 2021, one more secondary case has been detected as part of the current COVID-19 outbreak at the Davies 5 unit of KGH. This brings the total number of cases associated with that outbreak to 14 primary (seven staff members and

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KGH COVID-19 outbreak cases continue to rise

A COVID-19 outbreak declared on the Davies 5 unit of Kingston General Hospital (KGH) has risen to at least 12 cases as of Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2021. Three new cases were detected on that date related to the outbreak, according to Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health. One

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Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Hugh Guan, provides COVID-19 update for KFL&A

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington: Meet Dr. Hugh Guan, the region’s current acting Medical Officer of Health after Dr. Kieran Moore moved into the position of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer. Previously, Guan served as the Director of the Infectious Disease Prevention and Environmental Health Division at KFL&A Public Health. He

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