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KFL&A Public Health implements additional COVID-19 screening for schools

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced today that it is implementing additional screening requirements for those attending area schools, including students, staff, and visitors. “Our case and contact management data demonstrate that most of the cases were symptomatic in school and their symptoms were predominantly nasal congestion

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Providence Care to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination at some sites

In a continued effort to protect the people they serve and their staff, Providence Care is enacting a mandatory visitor vaccination policy for its hospital and transitional care sites. Effective Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, anyone visiting a patient at Providence Care Hospital and/or Providence Transitional Care Centre must show proof

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KHSC doctor clarifies hospital masking policy

A doctor from Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has stepped forward to explain the hospital’s universal masking policy for patients, visitors and most hospital staff, announced last Friday, Jun. 12, 2020. Dr. Gerald Evans, the medical director for infection prevention and control at KHSC, said hospital staff have heard many

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Queen’s University to ban the use of tobacco on campus

  Students, faculty, staff, contractors and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke or vape on any Queen’s University campuses or properties as of Saturday, Jun. 1, 2019. The University announced it is going ‘smoke-free’ on Friday, Apr. 26, 2019, in an article from Dane Rideout, senior communications officer

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