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All-day walk-in appointments available for COVID-19 vaccine

KFL&A Public Health is now offering all-day walk-in appointments for first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Both the INVISTA Centre in Kingston and the Strathcona Paper Centre in Napanee will be open for walk-in appointments to make getting fully vaccinated easier for individuals 12 years of age and

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Public Health advises of large supply of COVID-19 vaccine available for those aged 12 or older

The following is a message to Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) residents from KFL&A Public Health regarding the local rollout of COVID-19 vaccines: Getting fully vaccinated is the most important thing KFL&A residents can do to prevent future waves of COVID-19. While case rates are stable in the region,

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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 Public Health provides update on cyber security issues

KFL&A Public Health (KFLAPH) has resolved the threat to its information technology (IT) systems after experiencing a cyber security incident on the morning of Friday, Jun. 25, 2021, that blocked access to the agency’s servers.   “As a precautionary measure, the agency’s IT team immediately took all systems offline and began

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Over a quarter million COVID-19 vaccines dispensed in KFL&A region

The following is a message from KFL&A Public Health regarding the COVID-19 vaccine roll out: Today marks a significant milestone in our local vaccine roll out. With the tremendous support of multiple stakeholders and partners working together to administer vaccines, KFL&A Public Health is pleased and grateful to share that over a

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KFL&A Public Health servers down due to cyber attack

KFL&A Public Health is experiencing an information technology (IT) outage due to a cyber security incident discovered on the morning of Friday, June 25, 2021. As a result, the agency’s servers became inaccessible and some virtual care appointments may be affected. “We have activated the agency’s Incident Management System to

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Heat warning in effect for Kingston and area

A Heat Warning has been issued by both Environment Canada and KFL&A Public Health for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, and Consecon today, Monday, Jun. 28, 2021. Environment Canada issues heat warnings when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such

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Associate MOH urges residents take first available vaccine, addresses mixing brands

Associate Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for KFL&A Public Health, Dr. Hugh Guan, is sharing the fact that his first and second does of COVID-19 vaccine were different brands, and is encouraging residents in the region to take the first vaccine available to them. Dr. Guan had received a first

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KFL&A Public Health: Pfizer shipment delay affects local clinics

The following is a message from KFL&A Public Health regarding the Pfizer vaccine and clinics for youth ages 12-17: KFL&A Public Health is reporting that Ontario’s Pfizer vaccine delivery that was expected on Monday, June 21 has been delayed by two to three days. As a result of the Pfizer

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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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COVID-19 vaccines for children 12 to 17: decried by Sloan, advised by Public Health

While both federal and provincial health authorities pursue a rigorous vaccine offensive against the spread of COVID-19, there are still those who question the efficacy and safety of the vaccination program.   “Please sign my e-petition to suspend these injections for children under the age of 18 until adequate, peer-reviewed, published

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Dr. Moore on past, present, and future steps

More than 67 per cent of adults over 18 years of age in the region have now had their first vaccination dose against COVID-19, according to Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health during a media conference on Thursday, Jun.

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