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Update on COVID-19 vaccine supply and roll-out for KFL&A

After expecting to get an update on COVID-19 vaccine supply for KFL&A late last week, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, was more than pleased to announce over 30,000 doses are expected through the month of May. “I can say that KFL&A will receive additional

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Moore: All of April will be dangerous

For anyone who thinks the current stay-at-home order in place across the province is not as serious as the ones that have come before it, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health puts it all into perspective. “This is going to

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Public Health declares COVID-19 outbreak in Kingston’s University District

On Thursday, Apr. 8, 2021, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak within Kingston’s University District associated with Queen’s University. The outbreak was declared among young adults aged 18 to 29 years of age, as they currently

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Petition calls for expanded Caregiver rights, in pandemic and beyond

An advocacy group made up of researchers, physicians, caregivers and other partners have launched a campaign targeting hospitals and long-term care facilities. Caregivers4Change released a Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, as well as a petition requesting its formal adoption. “I really hope that

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Chief Medical Officer encourages community kindness and shares COVID-19 data

In a press conference, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kieran Moore encouraged community kindness, and provided information about the patient in the Intensive Care Unit at Kingston General Hospital as well as the demographic data found surrounding the people in the community who have tested positive for COVID-19.  According to Dr.

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Accident involving vehicle and pedestrian sends Kingston man to hospital

The Kingston Police Traffic Unit is investigating a serious collision a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle just east of the city. On Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at approximately 4:05 a.m., a vehicle travelling westbound on Highway 2 struck the pedestrian near Niagara Park Drive. The pedestrian, a 24-year-old Kingston

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