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Dr. Moore’s advice for the upcoming holiday season

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore released a new video this week, telling Kingston, Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) constituents they could be on course for a COVID-19 “disaster.” “We’re in a higher risk environment now,” he said on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. “Our case counts have never

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Welborne Avenue PS reaches lofty fundraising goal

The Welbourne Avenue Public School has raised $5000 for their annual fundraising campaign. While they did not collect goods, as in years past, they did collect gift card donations for the Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Fund. “The fundraising has been an ongoing source of community involvement for the past 15+

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Low COVID-19 prevalence key for back-to-school safety, docs say

Three local doctors are offering COVID-19 safety advice to families as school reopening approaches. In a 25-minute YouTube video from Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health, Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore, Dr. Michael Dernyck and Dr. Kirk Leifso answer parents’ questions on coronavirus prevention in

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BGCK EarlyON offers online, take-home options for parents

Like so many local agencies, businesses and services, The Boys and Girls Club of Kingston’s (BGCK) EarlyON program has performed a COVID-19 pivot, now offering take-home and online services for Kingston families. “The staff are really really missing families,” said Krista Pretty, manager of the EarlyON program at BGCK. “Right

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