COVID-19 outbreak declared at Extendicare Kingston

The third COVID-19 outbreak in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region over the past week has occurred at Kingston’s Extendicare long-term care facility. According to Laura Gallant, Extendicare spokesperson, two positive COVID-19 test results were received for two team members at Extendicare Kingston, who are currently isolating at

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Providence Care enacting mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for staff

Providence Care is joining the growing list of hospitals and other healthcare organizations in Ontario enacting a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for staff. All staff working at Providence Care Hospital, Providence Manor, Providence Transitional Care Centre, and any of Providence Care’s community-based mental health and support services sites must be

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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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