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Kingston Health Sciences Centre warning of breast cancer screening backlog – Kingston
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Kingston Health Sciences Centre warning of breast cancer screening backlog – Kingston

Local health officials are reporting another concerning side effect of the pandemic-related lockdowns. There’s been a serious lag in breast cancer screenings in southeastern Ontario.Kingston Health Sciences Centre is making it known that Kingston, Ont., is among many other areas that have experienced a decline in breast cancer screenings throughout the pandemic.In a news release, KHSC said that, along with people who were overdue for a mammogram before the pandemic, an additional 11,500 people have been added to the backlog in our region as a direct result of it. Read more: Kingston Health Sciences Centre unveils new breast imaging centre Read More Kingston Health Sciences Centre unveils new...
New community family resource program opened in Kingston, Ont. – Kingston
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New community family resource program opened in Kingston, Ont. – Kingston

Parents, children and staff members gathered Saturday at the Kingston Commmunity Health Centres for the grand opening of a new family support program. Families with children either on the way or up to age six rejoiced as officials pulled back the curtain on its new program, dubbed “a great start for families,” or Kahwà:tsire Ronwatiyenawá:se in Mohawk.“We wanted to make a holistic, community collaboration. There’s already about 40 service providers coming in and out,” said Lousanne Rode, a manager at Family and Children’s Services. Read more: Kingston-area United Way aims to raise more than $3.8M Read More Kingston-area United Way aims to raise more than $3.8M  Th...