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KGH COVID-19 outbreak cases continue to rise

A COVID-19 outbreak declared on the Davies 5 unit of Kingston General Hospital (KGH) has risen to at least 12 cases as of Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2021. Three new cases were detected on that date related to the outbreak, according to Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health. One

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Update: Charges laid – Man wanted on Canada Wide Warrant arrested in Prince Edward County

UPDATE (Tuesday, Jun. 22, 2021): The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have provided an update, including the list of charges laid, after the arrest of Eric Wildman, 34, of Manitoba in Prince Edward County (PEC). According to the OPP, attempted murder charges have now been laid against Wildman after officers were

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Dr. Moore on past, present, and future steps

More than 67 per cent of adults over 18 years of age in the region have now had their first vaccination dose against COVID-19, according to Dr. Kieran Moore, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health during a media conference on Thursday, Jun.

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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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Police provide update on Bath Road death, Cassidy Street stabbing

Kingston Police are providing a handful of details regarding the homicide investigation involving a death and stabbing that occurred within 48 hours on Wednesday, May 12 and Thursday, May 13, 2021. According to Kingston Police, Ryan Villeneuve, 41, was found deceased after police responded to the apartment building at 290

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KFL&A COVID-19 cases ‘trending in right direction,’ but ‘the virus is everywhere in our region’

Update (Friday, Apr. 23, 2021)On Friday, Apr. 23, 2021, KFL&A Public Health informed the media that Dr. Moore was advised that there are no updates on vaccine allocations during a meeting between Public Health and the Ministry of Health on the afternoon of Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021. Public Health will

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Update on positive cases of COVID-19 at Amherstview PS

Update (Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021): According to a press release from the Limestone District School Board (LDSB), further investigation by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has found that no further risk to the larger school population. The Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2021 press release indicated that students in

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Kingston Police arrest Gatineau man in connection with 2019 bank robbery

Kingston Police have made an arrest and laid charges against one man over a year after his alleged involvement in a bank robbery in the city’s west end. The robbery occurred at approximately 12:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at the CIBC branch located at 785 Gardiners Road. The

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KFL&A Public Health: 25 percent of adult population vaccinated

The following is a message to Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) residents from KFL&A Public Health regarding the local rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine: Today, marks a significant stage in our local vaccine roll out. With the tremendous support of multiple stakeholders and partners working together to administer vaccines,

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Update: Schools to reopen – Three LDSB schools closed due to confirmed COVID-19 cases

Update (Monday, Mar. 29, 2021) Bath Public School, Ernestown Secondary School, and Odessa Public School will reopen on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2021 after being closed due to possible COVID-19 contacts. Since the closure of the three schools was announced on Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021, further investigation and testing by KFL&A

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Update: COVID-19 outbreak at John M. Parrott Centre

Update (Monday, Mar. 29, 2021) No new COVID-19 cases detected at John M. Parrott Centre during outbreak Zero new cases of COVID-19 have been detected among staff, residents, or families connected to the John M. Parrott Centre since the facility declared an outbreak, according to the County of Lennox and

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