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Positive COVID-19 case identified at Providence Care Hospital

A patient admitted to Providence Care Hospital on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 10 has tested positive for COVID-19. A release from Providence Care stated that on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020 the patient tested positive for the virus while still in their quarantine period. COVID-19 admissions policy at Providence Care Hospital

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Update – Resolved: KHSC investigating possible cyber-security incident

Update (Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020): According to Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the interruption to online access at the institution’s sites is now resolved. On Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, KHSC provided an update on the cyber attack situation that began the day before. “Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has completed

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KHSC to resume scheduled surgeries and procedures

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has announced plans to gradually resume scheduled surgeries and procedures.  According to a release on Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2020, KHSC will prioritize surgeries and procedures based on various criteria, including the condition of patients, risks associated with delaying treatment, and the availability of needed resources

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Providence Care announces end of COVID-19 quarantines and outbreaks

All Providence Care COVID-19-related quarantines and outbreaks have officially come to an end with no additional spread. Providence Care announced on Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020 that no further staff, patient, client or resident has tested positive for the virus since two Providence Care Hospital staff members tested positive at the

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Local volunteers helping front-line healthcare workers find housing options

Kingston’s front-line healthcare workers are facing unprecedented stress during the current COVID-19 pandemic, but finding housing to protect their family as they self-isolate between shifts shouldn’t be an additional stressor. That’s precisely what Kingston Housing for Healthcare Workers is aiming to facilitate. Knowing that local healthcare providers will be working

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