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COVID-19 case linked to Amherstview Day Care

All preschool children at Amherstview Day Care have been instructed to isolate after KFL&A Public Health confirmed a COVID-19 case has been linked to the centre. The information was conveyed to families of the daycare centre in an email on the evening of Sunday, Apr. 25, 2021. “Currently, Public Health

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Positive COVID-19 case detected at John XXIII Catholic School

An individual at John XXIII Catholic School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB). The Board announced that the case had been detected, and that Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has been notified of the case, on Thursday,

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Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed at Tango Nuevo

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 within Tango Nuevo. The confirmation comes on Wednesday, Apr. 7, 2021, the day after the restaurant, located at 331 King Street, announced it was closing as a

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Second Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19 this month

Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, has announced that a COVID-19 positive case has recently travelled on Kingston Transit. Moore made the announcement on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021, and Public Health explained that the positive case travelled on both Bus

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LDSB Virtual School staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Another member of the Limestone District School Board (LDSB) community has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the board. LDSB issued a press release on Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021 indicating that a staff member in the board’s Elementary Virtual School had tested positive for COVID-19 the same day. “The individual

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Land O’Lakes Public School

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Pubic Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Land’ O’Lakes Public School in Central Frontenac. The outbreak was declared following the detection of a second positive case of COVID-19 in the student body of the school on Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021. This comes one

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Local St. Elizabeth Health Care staff members test positive for COVID-19

Update (Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 at 2:45 p.m.) According to St. Elizabeth Health Care (SE Health), the two staff members that tested positive for COVID-19 are Personal Support Workers (PSWs). The first tested positive on Saturday, Nov. 14, and last worked on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. The second PSW tested

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Public Health nurse shares details of work on COVID-19 cases

Since the start of the pandemic, Public Health nurse Heather Dickson has spoken to hundreds of people that either have, or know someone with, COVID-19. She is one of Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health’s team of contact tracers. Making daily calls to active COVID-19 cases in self-isolation,

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Dr. Moore urges the protection of most vulnerable as COVID-19 cases rise

Correction: During an interview, Dr. Moore said repeatedly that there were 39 active cases on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, however, KFL&A Public Health has since retracted that statement, as three cases were later declared resolved. There were actually 36 active cases at the end of the day on Monday, Nov.

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Dr. Moore updates Self-Isolation requirements as second wave looms

On Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health’s Medical Officer of Health made important amendments to the Class Order under Section 22 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act. Effective immediately, the amendments revise and clarify self-isolation requirements and the legal obligations of those who

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Positive case of COVID-19 in Queen’s University residence

A student who lives in residence at Queen’s University has tested positive for COVID-19. Queen’s has been advised by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health of this case and the student is self-isolating, stated a release from Queen’s University on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. Appropriate response protocols

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Queen’s shares plans for managing students living on campus this fall

Queen’s University has released new information on how they plan to manage the arrival of students for the 2020-2021 academic year, during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Julie Brown, Media Relations Officer for the University, Queen’s will be offering students rooms in floor-based communities, with other students in the same

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