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KFL&A Board of Health Meets for last planned meeting before Fall 2021

The Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Board of Health’s June meeting was hosted by virtual conference on Wednesday, Jun. 23, 2021. Doctor Lindsay Bowthorpe, Resident Physician in the Queen’s University Public Health and Preventative Medicine Program, gave an update on the state of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kingston,

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KFL&A becoming ‘safer and safer every day’: Dr.Moore

Active community participation in vaccination programs, COVID testing, and best practices have contributed to another week of positive outcomes in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, & Addington Public Health Unit area. “I want to thank the community that’s come forward and gotten tested and all those that have stepped forward and

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Dr. Kieran Moore offers positive update on COVID-19 status in KFL&A

After a boom in cases as Kingston and the area experienced its third wave of COVID-19, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health had a positive outlook during a media call on Friday, May 21, 2021. “We’ve had only three new

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Queen’s University off-campus cases continue to rise

Queen’s University has updated their COVID-19 dashboard to confirm that 15 individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 in their off-campus community since Monday, Dec. 15, 2020. “We certainly hope that these numbers go down,” said Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Kingston Frontenac

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Dr. Moore: KFL&A region may still avoid Orange Community Status

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore says that the Kingston Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region is approaching, but still able to avoid, the Orange level of provincially mandated public health restrictions. “Our rate of illness is around 20 per 100,000 per week,” he said, describing

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COVID-19 testing system operating smoothly, positivity rate low

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, says that COVID-19 testing capacity and turnaround time have improved both locally and across the province since the start of October. “The wait time is down to 20 minutes at our booked appointment site. That’s brilliant,” Dr. Moore said. “I think the

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