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KHSC declares COVID-19 outbreak at KGH site

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at its Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site as of Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. According to KHSC, the outbreak is on the Kidd 3 Unit of KGH, which is generally used for cardiac care. Two positive cases of COVID-19 were detected

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at clinical service within KHSC

Update (Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 at 3:48 p.m.): According to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the outbreak at one of its clinical services is “within a team that crosses multiple sites.” “It is not a location specific outbreak,” KHSC said in an email. “We cannot share more specifics about the

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KFL&A Public Health urges two weeks’ of Davies 5 unit attendees to get COVID-19 testing

After declaring a COVID-19 outbreak on the Davies 5 unit of Kingston General Hospital (KGH), Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has released information indicating that nearly two weeks’ worth of individuals who attended that unit should go get tested. In a press release issued on Friday, Jul.

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KHSC doctor clarifies hospital masking policy

A doctor from Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has stepped forward to explain the hospital’s universal masking policy for patients, visitors and most hospital staff, announced last Friday, Jun. 12, 2020. Dr. Gerald Evans, the medical director for infection prevention and control at KHSC, said hospital staff have heard many

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