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Vaccinations, variants, and an outbreak: A COVID-19 update for KFL&A

Update (Friday, Jul. 9, 2021): As of Friday, Jul. 9, 2021, one more secondary case has been detected as part of the current COVID-19 outbreak at the Davies 5 unit of KGH. This brings the total number of cases associated with that outbreak to 14 primary (seven staff members and

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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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Associate MOH urges residents take first available vaccine, addresses mixing brands

Associate Medical Officer of Health (MOH) for KFL&A Public Health, Dr. Hugh Guan, is sharing the fact that his first and second does of COVID-19 vaccine were different brands, and is encouraging residents in the region to take the first vaccine available to them. Dr. Guan had received a first

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KFL&A Public Health: Pfizer shipment delay affects local clinics

The following is a message from KFL&A Public Health regarding the Pfizer vaccine and clinics for youth ages 12-17: KFL&A Public Health is reporting that Ontario’s Pfizer vaccine delivery that was expected on Monday, June 21 has been delayed by two to three days. As a result of the Pfizer

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Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Hugh Guan, provides COVID-19 update for KFL&A

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington: Meet Dr. Hugh Guan, the region’s current acting Medical Officer of Health after Dr. Kieran Moore moved into the position of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer. Previously, Guan served as the Director of the Infectious Disease Prevention and Environmental Health Division at KFL&A Public Health. He

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KFL&A residents urged to book earliest COVID-19 vaccine appointments

The following is a message from KFL&A Public Health regarding COVID-19 vaccinations: KFL&A Public Health is expecting to receive a steady supply of mRNA vaccine (Pfizer and Moderna) over the coming weeks. These vaccines will help ensure that individuals who are eligible for a first or second dose can book

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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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Update on COVID-19 vaccine supply and roll-out for KFL&A

After expecting to get an update on COVID-19 vaccine supply for KFL&A late last week, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, was more than pleased to announce over 30,000 doses are expected through the month of May. “I can say that KFL&A will receive additional

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