Kingston COVID -19 Resources

KLF&A Public Health Unit

www.kflaph.ca or call KFL&A Public Health at (613) 549-1232

COVID-19 specific

 

City of Kingston Updates

 

Help keep our garbage collectors safe

By reading about the changes to garbage / recycling protocol

 

CareMongering YGK/Kingston

 

If you have questions regarding signs of abuse or need assistance in an abusive situation 

613-546-1777

 

KFL&A: Mental Health Crisis Service

24/7 Crisis Phone Line: 613.544.4229

Toll Free: 1.866.616.6005

 

211 Ontario Crisis Lines

Call: 2-1-1

 

Check out the McBurney Park

Neighborhood facebook page, we are trying to keep accurate info, suggestions and offers of help up to date. This is a page to offer supports, encouragement and suggestions so we keep in touch with those around us. Sharon and Alec are posting info as it comes in. Take a look at where you could help or get help.

 

Telehealth Ontario

Call the province’s toll-free service with any questions or concerns about symptoms and to get health advice. A registered nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 

 

Crisis Services Canada

Suicide prevention and support

Call 1-833-456-4566 Available 24/7

Kingston COVID-19 Testing and Updated Guidelines

Kingston COVID-19 Assessment Centre

       ○ How to schedule a COVID-19 Test

              ○ An appointment at the assessment centre at Beechgrove Complex can be scheduled online or                                      on the phone

       ○ KHSC online booking tool                

       ○ Call 613-548-2376  ○  Available 9:30am – 3:30pm 

       ○ Beechgrove Complex Assessment Centre  ○ Open 9am – 4pm daily 

       ○ Bring health care or photo I.d. if you are being tested 

       ○ Pre-screening should be done prior to scheduled appointment 

       ○ Leon’s Centre Assessment Centre is closed.  

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) - Appointment Information

       ○ Appointment information, screening tool and updates 

 

Information on City of Kingston Resources

       ○ Updated information regarding parking and transit 

Student-Run Community Support Program

Students who volunteer will be paired up with a community member, and will provide either a weekly phone check-in for social comfort or assistance like delivering groceries, medications, other essential supplies, or running minor errands with no delivery fee.

All deliveries will be contactless (left on the porch), and repayment is either through Interac E-transfer or cash in the mailbox.

They currently have about 40 student volunteers and are actively recruiting for community members who could use some extra support. The participant sign-up form is here: Participant Sign-up. Community members can also email khealth.community@gmail.com or call 613-817-7787

Socializing Resources

Facebook Kingston Care Mongering Page/Group

A group for sharing and organizing community resources in response to COVID-19. The goal of this group is to organize the local community on the grassroots level to ensure vulnerable community members have access to food, housing, healthcare, and other necessities

 

Kingston Library

Digital magazines, movies, books, audiobooks and so much more!

Online "Walking Tour" of Historic Kingston Homes

       ○ A series of online documents that describe the history of various houses throughout the city!

DAILY Soulful Singing via Zoom -- 9:00-10:00am EDST

Singing from 9:00-9:40am, followed by 20 minutes of chatting for those who want to connect through conversation.

www.zoom.us

Meeting ID: 192 861 308 Password: 704436

 

Daily TV Mass

Youtube channel that offers Catholic mass daily

● Seniors Kingston Fall Programs

 

Fall Programs

Physical Resources

WiseMoves Seniors Fitness

Kingston Seniors! Stay fit at home during the COVID-19 crisis with WiseMoves Seniors Fitness featuring certified Seniors Fitness Instructor Erin O'Brien.

Enjoy a new fitness class tailored to Seniors Monday to Friday. Exclusively on YourTV weekdays at 10:00am.

Channel 13

Nutrition Resources

● Partners in Mission Food Bank

140 Hickson Ave.

Please call 613-384-4534 for appointment.

No walk in service.

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.

 

Martha’s Table

629 Princess St. Providing take away hot meals.

Monday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Lionhearts Skeleton Park

(lionhearts.ca; practicallove@lionhearts.ca; 613-539-3735)

30 Alma Street. Take-home meals.

Monday - Sunday, 6 - 7 p.m.

 

Lunch by George

129 Wellington St.

Providing bag lunches.

Monday - Friday, 11 - 11:30 a.m.

 

Salvation Army

342 Patrick St.

Take-away prepared food baskets.

Monday - Friday, 11 a.m - 4 p.m.

 

St. Mary’s Cathedral

260 Brock St.

Providing light food/snacks.

Monday - Friday, 1 p.m - 4 p.m.

 

St Vincent de Paul

85 Stephen St. Providing bag lunches.

Food Pantry available by appointment. 

Monday - Friday, 10:30 a.m - 12 p.m.

Mutual Aid Katarokwi

 Providing safe delivery of groceries, food bank boxes and pharmacy items (mutualaidkatarokwi@gmail.com; 613-665-2959)

 

Memorial Market goes Online

We are a dedicated team of farmers, supporters, volunteers and community members doing our best to get this up and running as smoothly and safely as possible.

Heart To Home

Frozen Meals delivered to your door - order as often as you like, not a subscription service so don’t have to sign up to regular deliveries

Pay with credit card online OR cash or cheque on delivery*

Choose from over 200 soups, entrees and desserts Soup $3.10 Entrees range from $6.00 - $10.00

Desserts $1.00 - 4.00

Delivers to many areas across Ontario and Canada

Use the website to see if they deliver near you!

OR Call 1-800-786-6113 for help

Local Outlet is Heart to Home Kingston- Call 1-844-384-2333 to order!

 

Senior’s Food Box- United Way KFLA 33

Low income seniors 55+ can order a food box for FREE

Includes 15 items, 7-8 seasonal produce items and 7-8 non-perishable items

Deliveries made bi-weekly, order before Thursday at 4pm, receive your box the next Thursday/Friday!

Call 613-542- 2674 Ext. 1411 or email events@unitedwaykfla.ca to make an order!

Members will be asked to provide their full name, address, phone number, income source and age.

Delivery drivers will call members and wait until the box is picked up.

Student-Run Community Support Program

 Offer the following two services:

1. To provide weekly check-ins via phone (~15-20 mins) for social comfort

2. To provide assistance like delivering groceries, medications, other essential supplies or running minor errands (*** Volunteers and participants will be instructed to follow strict COVID-19 precautions ***).

If you are or if you know someone in the Kingston community who would benefit, please sign up at our google form here.

Or call: 613-817-7787

Visit their facebook page

● Take Out from Hatter’s Cove:

○ The Senior's Centre is offering a small selection of take-out items

during the lunch hour Tuesdays and Thursdays.

○ Entrees are $7.50 each and Soups are $3.00 each.

 

○ Call 613.548.7810 x 234 to place your order by 11:00 am the day of pick-up.

○ Call 613.548.7810 ext. 234 or email EveK@SeniorsKingstion.ca between 9:00 and 11:00 am.

○ You will receive a pick-up time between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm.

 

○ They will bring your order to your car.

○ You can pay debit or credit but not cash.

○ The address is: 56 Francis St, Kingston, ON K7M 1L7

COVID-19 Senior Shopping Hours

 Senior Store Hours - Kingston

        ○ Costco

             ○ 1015 Centennial Dr, Kingston 

             ○ 8:00 to 9:00 am

        ○ Farm Boy

             ○ Futures Gate, Kingston

             ○ 7:00 to 8:00 am Monday to Saturday

             ○ 8:00 to 9:00 Sunday 

     

        ○ Food Basics

             ○ 33 Barrack St,1225 Princess St, 1300 Bath Rd, 1200 Hwy #15, Kingston

             ○ 7:00 to 8:00 am

        ○ FreshCo

             ○ 2327 Princess St, Kingston

             ○ 7:30 to 8:30 am

        ○ Loblaws

             ○ 1048 Midland Ave, 1100 Princess St, Kingston

             ○ 7:00 to 8:00 am, Monday to Saturday

        ○ Metro

             ○ 1310 Barrie St, 460 Gardiners Rd, 775 Bayridge, 35 Alkenbrack St, Kingston

             ○ 7:00 to 8:00 am

        ○ No Frills

             ○ 1030 Coverdale Dr, Kingston 7:00 to 8:00 am, Tuesday to Friday

             ○ 1162 Division St, Kingston 8:00 to 9:00 am, Sundays

        ○ Walmart

             ○ 1130 Midland Ave, Kingston

             ○ 7:00 to 8:00 am, Monday to Friday

        ○ ValuMart

             ○ 235 Gore Rd, Kingston

             ○ 7:00 to 8:00 am

        ○ Rexall

             ○ Various locations

             ○ First open hour (check for store hours)

             ○ Advantage 55+ discount until 10:00am everyday 

        ○ Shoppers Drug Mart

             ○ Various locations

             First open hour (check for store hours)

             20% discount for seniors everyday in the first hour

 

 

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