Queen’s University is working closely with KFL&A Public Health in response to a COVID-19 outbreak currently involving nine students living in residence. The University has strict protocols in place to respond to an outbreak in residence and is actively executing that plan to mitigate further spread and help ensure the safety of all students, staff, and faculty. All students of immediate concern have been informed, are isolating, and following proper protocols.
The residences have been identified as Victoria Hall and Chown Hall.
All students living in residences must follow a strict protocol. The University also has enhanced cleaning protocols in place and strict rules around dining and food safety.
KFL&A Public Health continues to investigate and conduct contact tracing and additional testing.
Residence move-out is continuing in accordance with strict KFL&A Public Health protocols with most students expected to have vacated residence by April 29th.
The KHSC satellite COVID-19 assessment centre located on campus is open this week. Located at Mitchell Hall, the centre will offer COVID-19 testing to students from Monday to Friday, 9 am-4 pm. To book an appointment, please call Student Wellness Services at 613-533-2506.
The COVID-19 assessment centre at the Beechgrove Complex at 51 Heakes Lane, Kingston, is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm, by appointment only.
The University reports all of its COVID-19 cases on its COVID-19 case tracker.