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Public Health advises of large supply of COVID-19 vaccine available for those aged 12 or older

The following is a message to Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) residents from KFL&A Public Health regarding the local rollout of COVID-19 vaccines: Getting fully vaccinated is the most important thing KFL&A residents can do to prevent future waves of COVID-19. While case rates are stable in the region,

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Public Health advises of changes coming for COVID-19 vaccination clinics

The following is a message to Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) residents from KFL&A Public Health regarding changes to the local rollout of COVID-19 vaccines:  KFL&A Public Health is pleased to share that over 278,000 vaccinations have been administered in the region. In total, almost 80 per cent of

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KFL&A region celebrates a new vaccination milestone

The KFL&A region is celebrating a major milestone, as it has achieved a vaccination rate of more than 90 per cent for residents of long-term care and retirement homes within the district.  This comes after Public Health challenged staff and residents in long-term care homes with the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox

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Update on COVID-19 vaccine supply and roll-out for KFL&A

After expecting to get an update on COVID-19 vaccine supply for KFL&A late last week, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, was more than pleased to announce over 30,000 doses are expected through the month of May. “I can say that KFL&A will receive additional

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Update: All appointments booked – Memorial Centre to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic

UPDATE (Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021 at 3:25 p.m.)All appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic through the Maple Centre Health Clinic at the Memorial Centre are now booked. Please do not call the Maple Family Health Centre or KFL&A Public Health to try to schedule an appointment at this clinic. Original

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AstraZeneca vaccine now available to 40+ age group

In Ontario, a new age group will have access to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Those aged 40 and older are now able to sign up to receive their vaccines at pharmacies and primary care settings beginning Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021. “As we continue to fight COVID-19, we are doing everything

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New podcast partners with Love Over Covid to foster hope and optimism

Love Over Covid and the Two Nurses and A Doc (2RN1MD) Podcast, launching May 1, 2021, have partnered to foster hope and optimism during these challenging times. Ken Foster, of Love Over Covid, has donated ‘Love is more contagious than COVID’ t-shirts to the nurses at the Ongwanada Resource Centre,

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Kingston leads the way in COVID-19 vaccine doses per capita

As we enter the first week of the provincially-mandated lockdown, it appears that the KFL&A region has at least one thing to celebrate: the most number of administered vaccines per capita across Ontario. The data is according to the website covid19tracker.ca and is accurate as of Saturday, April 3, 2021.

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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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First COVID-19 vaccine dose completed for KFL&A retirement home residents

On Thursday, Mar. 25, 2021, KFL&A Public Health, along with community partners, completed administering first doses of COVID-19 vaccine to 653 residents at 12 retirement homes in KFL&A. “With over 50,000 vaccinations administered in the region, we are all proud to have helped to protect KFL&A’s most vulnerable adults from

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SLC plans on campus programs for fall 2021

St. Lawrence College (SLC) is looking ahead, and plans to return to face-to-face program delivery and in-person campus services for the fall 2021 term. According to a release from SLC, this will apply to the three campuses in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall as well as satellite offices. As always, this

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Province expands COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The Ontario government has announced the expansion of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout will begin Monday, Mar. 22, 2021, with a larger number of residents now eligible to book their vaccination through participating pharmacies and via the provincial online booking system. In a media release on Friday, Mar. 19, 2021, the

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