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Dr. Moore provides COVID-19 update, vaccination forecast for KFL&A

After reaching an all-time high count of active COVID-19 cases earlier this week, Dr. Kieran Moore said those numbers are dropping, but we’ve still got a long way to go – which might include the month of May looking a lot like April has thus far. The Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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First COVID-19 mass immunization clinic opens in Kingston

On Monday, Mar. 1, 2021, members of the media toured the recently set up COVID-19 mass immunization clinic at the INVISTA Centre just hours before the clinic opened to the public for the first time. Mayor Bryan Paterson and Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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Dr. Moore provides update on COVID-19 variant of concern in KFL&A

On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced a COVID-19 variant of concern had been detected within the population of the KFL&A region. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, variants of the virus have been detected around the world. Here in KFL&A, this case, announced

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Public Health: downtown, rural and mobile vaccination clinics in the works

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore said he wants to be able to administer 10,000 COVID-19 vaccines per day in the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region. “I think we could achieve that,” Dr. Moore said on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. “I’m trying to get to

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KHSC, KFL&A Public Health mitigate uncertainty in vaccine supply

Kingston Health Sciences Centre has confirmed that, as of Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, the first 1,900 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to arrive in the region have been administered. As per provincial guidelines, KHSC gave the vaccines to individuals in the first priority group in long-term care and high-risk retirement

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Leading doctors answer questions about Kingston’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Following an announcement that Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) had administered its first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, Kingstonist spoke with KHSC President & CEO Dr. David Pichora for more information on what to expect. Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, also

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First long-term care workers in Kingston get COVID-19 vaccines

The first long-term care workers in southeastern Ontario received their initial doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine today, at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the only COVID-19 vaccine dispenser in the region so far. “I have never in my life been so excited or thankful to receive a vaccine,” says

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KFL&A Public Health joins regional taskforce as COVID-19 vaccine hits Ontario

The first shipment of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Ontario on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, with 6,000 doses delivered to Toronto and Ottawa. According to the provincial government, it will still be a several months before vaccinations begin in Kingston. “We have been notified that the highest priority areas are

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