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KFLA Public Health preparing for COVID-19 surge when students return

Kingston’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kieran Moore says the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington Public Health Unit is preparing for the possibility of 100 local cases of COVID-19 per day come fall. Despite Queen’s University announcing a move to online classes for the fall semester, Dr. Moore says KFL&A Public

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Case resolution does not mean the end of COVID-19 in KFL&A: ‘We must not let our guard down’

On Friday, May 8, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health released data confirming that all known cases of COVID-19 in the region have been resolved. With a total of 61 known cases in the area thus far in the pandemic, over the last three days, Public Health

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Face masks and COVID-19: What you need to know

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people all around the world have been using face masks, but what do we know about the different types of face masks and what they are useful for? Who should be using which kind? Should we order face masks online? In an attempt

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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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Public Health addresses concerns about public parks and COVID-19

As the sun shone down on Kingston and the area this past weekend, many people experiencing the stir-craze of self-isolation and social distancing took to the outdoors. A with a taste of spring before the season arrives, families went on bike rides, couples went for hikes, and many spent time

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Kingston’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre moves to Memorial Centre

The local COVID-19 Assessment Centre is relocating from the Hotel Dieu Hospital site to the Kingston Memorial Centre, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced today. The move is in partnership with Primary Health Care, Frontenac Paramedic Services, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, and the City of Kingston, and

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Local Public Health confirms the first three cases of COVID-19 in Kingston and area

Local Public Health confirms the first three cases of COVD-19 in Kingston Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced today that there are three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kingston in the last 24 hours. At a press conference on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020, Dr. Kieran Moore, Kingston’s

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