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OPP urges residents to contact proper outlets for stay-at-home order information

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say they received numerous calls over the weekend from members of the public requesting information and “what if” questions regarding the changes to the Stay-at-Home Order and Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). The OPP is asking the public to please utilize the appropriate

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Letter: We’re all in this together – even when we have to be apart

The following is a submitted letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of The Kingstonist. We are all in this together. It has become the mantra of the COVID-19 pandemic, recited by every level of government, from the top down. And it is

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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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Case resolution does not mean the end of COVID-19 in KFL&A: ‘We must not let our guard down’

On Friday, May 8, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health released data confirming that all known cases of COVID-19 in the region have been resolved. With a total of 61 known cases in the area thus far in the pandemic, over the last three days, Public Health

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Weekend activities to make YGK smile

It’s been over a month since the City of Kingston declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and staying entertained is getting more and more difficult. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of pandemic-safe activities (providing everyone adheres to physical distancing guidelines and only participates

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Face masks and COVID-19: What you need to know

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people all around the world have been using face masks, but what do we know about the different types of face masks and what they are useful for? Who should be using which kind? Should we order face masks online? In an attempt

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