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No school impact, risk from positive COVID-19 cases in area schools

Four area schools have reported positive cases of COVID-19 since in-person learning resumed on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. Two schools in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB), as well as two schools in the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), have reported at least one positive case over the

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Local hospitals preparing for surge in pediatric patients

As children return to school for the fall term, hospitals within Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) are ramping up training for pediatric nursing due to an expected increase in pediatric patients. According to KHSC, Registered Nurses at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) and Hotel Dieu Hospital (HDH) who generally work with

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LDSB ‘well positioned’ to open schools safely

As a community, we must do our utmost to ensure our schools remain safe and open.” — Krisha Burra, LDSB Director of Education *CORRECTION: This article states that “Patty Gollogly, Associate Superintendent of Education, said KFL&A Public Health reported 76 per cent of eligible students have had the first dose

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