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Positive COVID-19 case identified at Lord Strathcona PS

The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has alerted all families at Lord Strathcona Public School of a positive case of COVID-19 identified at the school. In a letter sent to families with students at Lord Strathcona Public School on Monday, Apr. 5, 2021, the board relayed a message from Kingston,

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School boards encourage students to bring home belongings

Out of an “abundance of caution” both the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), and the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) have released statements encouraging students and families to be prepared to return to remote learning after the Easter long weekend. “Given local public health directives, we know that

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Update: School to reopen – Positive COVID-19 case results in temporary closure of Centreville PS

Update (Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021):According to the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), KFL&A Public Health’s investigation has shown “no further risk to the larger school population at Centreville Public School. The school will reopen on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021, the Board relayed in a press release on Thursday, Apr. 1,

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COVID-19 case detected at LaSalle Intermediate and Secondary School

A student at LaSalle Intermediate and Secondary School tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, Mar. 29, 2021, according to the Limestone District School Board (LDSB). The Board said that Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has been notified of the case, and that it has been determined that

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Update: Schools to reopen – Three LDSB schools closed due to confirmed COVID-19 cases

Update (Monday, Mar. 29, 2021) Bath Public School, Ernestown Secondary School, and Odessa Public School will reopen on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 after being closed due to possible COVID-19 contacts. Since the closure of the three schools was announced on Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021, further investigation and testing by KFL&A

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LDSB Virtual School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Another member of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) community has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the board. LDSB issued a press release on Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021 indicating that a staff member in the board’s Elementary Virtual School had tested positive for COVID-19 the same day. “The individual

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Land O’Lakes Public School

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Pubic Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Land’ O’Lakes Public School in Central Frontenac. The outbreak was declared following the detection of a second positive case of COVID-19 in the student body of the school on Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021. This comes one

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Positive case of COVID-19 at Land O’Lakes Public School

UPDATE (Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021): KFL&A Public Health declared an outbreak at Land O’Lakes Public School on Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021, after a student at the school also tested positive for COVID-19. Original article: A staff member at Land O’Lakes Public School has tested positive for COVID-19. KFL&A Public Health

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KFL&A COVID-19 update: Outbreaks, precautionary measures, and St. Patrick’s Day on the horizon

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, spoke with members of the media on Friday, Mar. 12, 2021 to provide an update on a few situations currently unfolding in the region with respect to COVID-19. Which of the current COVID-19 situations

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UPDATE: Seven classes in LDSB dismissed due to VOC

Update (Friday, Mars 12, 2021): Limestone District School Board (LDSB) released a further statement on Friday, Mar. 12, 2021, stating that KFL&A Public Health has determined that there is no further risk to cohorts dismissed on March 11, 2021 from Marysville PS, Vanier or Polson Park PS. “These cohorts are

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Update: False positive —Potential COVID-19 case at Polson Park Public School under investigation

Update February 26, 2021: The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has released an update to the potential COVID-19 case at École Polson Park Public School. According to the school board, further investigation has confirmed that the potential positive case of COVID-19 identified at Polson Park Public School was a false

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Ontario government details additional pandemic funding for schools

The Ontario Government has announced an additional $381 million for Ontario schools through the federal Safe Return to Class Fund. According to a statement from the office of Daryl Kramp, MPP for Hastings, Lennox & Addington, the funding will be used to continue to improve air quality and ventilation in

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