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Kingston area parents express joy and frustration over booking vaccination for children aged five to 11

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health opened up online COVID-19 vaccination appointment bookings for those aged five to 11 today, leading to high volumes of visitors to the booking page and prompting two very different responses from local residents. Public Health announced on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, that

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Queen’s University students endure up to three-hour lineups to vote

While voters at many polling locations in Kingston cast their ballots within 15-30 minutes, the majority of Queen’s University students living on campus lined up for almost three hours during federal election day on Monday, September 20, 2021. From around lunch time onward, the MacGillivray-Brown Hall polling station located on

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Kingston voters weigh in on federal election

From 9:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. today, Monday, September 20, 2021, Canadians will cast their vote at this year’s election. “I feel good, I’m excited,” said Abby Busche, 21, a Queens University student waiting outside the Leon’s Centre polling station in Kingston to fill out her ballot. She is finding

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Waive the Wait aims to cut down on time spent in healthcare waiting rooms

A Queen’s University startup company, Waive the Wait, is hoping to cut down the amount of time individuals spend waiting for appointments in a physical waiting room. Their online waiting room program connects health care offices and clinics with their patients through an app. The patients sign in to the

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KHSC welcomes more than 20 physicians to Kingston

Over two dozen physicians have recently joined the team at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) following a campaign to recruit highly trained doctors and specialist. The group of doctors are “all trained in various areas of medical specialities,” according to KHSC, and the influx of physicians is the result of

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