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MOH sees a ‘silver lining’ despite return to yellow level COVID guidelines

Despite the region returning to the former yellow ‘protect’ level under Ontario’s COVID-19 guidelines, Dr. T. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health (KFL&APH ) said though Covid 19 numbers are on the rise, they are really at the “best-case scenario,” both locally

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Over 50 Kingston businesses say they won’t comply with COVID mandates

A number of small and prominent businesses in the Kingston area have come together via a private Facebook group to discuss how they won’t be cooperating with government mandates pertaining to COVID-19. The group, Kingston and Surrounding Area Businesses Supporting Freedom of Choice, encompasses over 50 businesses, over 750 total

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Ontario government announces COVID-19 vaccination certification policy

Citing the recent practices and policies of many other provinces and jurisdictions, the Ontario government will roll out a COVID-19 “enhanced vaccine certificate and verification app,” the province announced on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. The announcement also included a new requirement that people be fully vaccinated and provide proof of

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SLC updates Vaccination Policy — proof of vaccination status now required

Since the announcement of St. Lawrence College (SLC)’s vaccination policy on August 12, the province of Ontario has made vaccine policies a requirement at all post-secondary institutions. Effective Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, anyone accessing SLC campuses or facilities will be required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, or demonstrate

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YMCA of Eastern Ontario implements vaccination policy

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario has announced they have put a new vaccination policy in place requiring all members, visitors and staff – with the exception of those who are medically exempt or not eligible – to be fully vaccinated to access their facilities and programs. The charity announced their

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