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COVID-19 risk has ‘never been so high’ in region after construction site outbreak

Approximately two-thirds of recent COVID-19 cases reported in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region are connected to the recent outbreak at the Cataraqui Heights construction site, according to the local Public Health Unit. Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health explained the impact of

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Local health units recognized during YMCA Peace Week

KFL&A and Leeds Grenville and Lanark public health units were recognized with YMCA Peace Medals at a virtual presentation held earlier this week. Each year, YMCA Peace Week provides a moment to reflect on the need for peace in our communities and those who act for peace, building stronger communities.

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Two COVID-19 outbreaks confirmed in Gananoque

Two Public Health Units have come forward to inform the public of an outbreak in COVID-19 cases in Gananoque. Dr. Paula Stewart, Medical Officer of Health for Leeds, Grenville and Lanark (LGL) District Health Unit, and Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A)

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Live music not allowed on patios in KFL&A

After confusion – and upset from local musicians and local music fans – Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has reiterated that live music is not allowed during Stage 2 of the Provincial Framework for Reopening. When it was initially announced that the KFL&A region, along with the

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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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