COVID Community Resource Page

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CFRC 101.9 FM remains open to volunteers who are well and keen to continue bringing you great local programming.  However, as our volunteers' health and safety is of primary importance, we may rebroadcast programs in the coming weeks to ensure their safety and provide you with music and spoken word programming on schedule.  We have, however, closed the doors to station visitors and have postponed volunteer training until the first week of April 2020.  Our commitment to keeping you informed remains and with regard to COVID 19, we have developed this resource page to find assistance for services community members can still access in this difficult and rapidly changing period.  If you have knowledge of a community-oriented non-commercial resource/service you would like to share, please email station@cfrc.ca.  Our volunteers that are still able to come can also share this information on the airwaves.  Please do follow us on twitter, facebook and instagram as well for programming details and useful information about resources and services still available.

Be safe, healthy and happy!

Have news on community resources and organizing to assist community members in response to COVID 19? 

Please email station@cfrc.ca if you are aware of community (not commercial) resources and organizing serving the community in response to Coronavirus. Please send a description and a direct URL link and we'll post it to our page and CFRC volunteers can use this page to tell our listeners about these resources on the airwaves!

Quick Links:

Kingston Frontenace Lennox & Addington Public Health COVID Information Page
Ontario Corona Virus Updates, Statistics and related information
City of Kingston COVID Information Page
Queen's University COVID Information Page
St. Lawrence College COVID Information Page:
Kingston Health Science Centre (KGH and HDH)
Ontario 211 Helpline

Advice to assist people in home isolation: https://hackmd.io/@tomislavmedak/assisting?fbclid=IwAR1XZIiUY4QI4j7fh_Bp8co-eFKawqRFB9XcNycNssaFY3vjtKDRJdtn3gM

WALK IN CLINIC Updates (Patients with upper respiratory illness not being seen, telephone consultations available)

CDK Family Medicine and Walk In Clinics, 175 Princess St. & 1-5 Sutherland Drive
Medical Tree 6-795 Gardiners Road
Good Doctors 728 Milford Drive and Good Doctors Riverdale 1218 Highway 15 (call ahead mandatory)

URGENT HELP for Community members and students: https://www.queensu.ca/studentwellness/urgent-help

Kingston and Area Community Services and Resources: **Note: closure of services may occur at any time due to coronavirus prevention measures.  

Resource/Service/Organization Name

Description

   
AA (Al-Anon) Online Meetings and Resources  links to connect with AA community and resources
Addiction & Mental Health Services help lines and available addictions and mental health services
Almost Home space and respite for caregivers of children receiving medical treatment
Alzheimer Society KFL&A support and resources for individuals living with dementia and their families
Anxiety Canada digital resources and strategies to manage symptoms related to anxiety disorders
Big White Wall online anonymous and live mental health support for Ontarians.
Caremongering YGK/Kingston Joinable facebook group with community posts about resources, news items, closure notices, locations for available household supplies
Chalmers United Church sermons livestream and archived United Church sermons
Childcare for Healthcare Workers Queen's Medical students are providing free childcare, pickups/dropoffs, help with errands, etc. to healthcare workers Kingston area
Congregation Shaarey Zedek (Winnipeg) Daily Minyan and Shabbat services online
Daily Mass Online Daily Catholic Mass services online
Employment Insurance Application page for eligible applicants seeking employment insurance
Ferry Services Links to Wolfe, Howe, Amherst Island Ferry pages.  Twitter accounts @island_ferry; @wolfeislander3; @hicountyferry
Immigrant Services Support and resources for newcomers to Canada
Islamic Society of Kingston Closed but Imam AbuBaker Mulla is available to offer spiritual assistance to those in need.  Email imam@kingstonmuslims.ca
KEYS Job Centre Employment services for job seekers, employers, and newcomers to Canada seeking English-language training and settlement assistance
Kingston Access Bus Transit services for persons with impaired mobility
Kingston COVID Mutual Aid SignUp grassroots mutual aid self-organized by community volunteers. sign up for assistance or to volunteer to help others.
Kingston Community Legal Clinic Services closed but intake can be done over phone or email
Kingston Interval House Emergency shelter for women, children and youth experiencing violence
Kingston Street Mission-St. Andrew's Presbyterian takeaway meals still being provided though hall and Church services are suspended
Kingston Transit route/trip planner, transit service updates
Limestone Eyecare routine eye exams cancelled but providing urgent care at the office.  Accepting new clients.
Lunch by George bagged lunches provided by St. George's Cathedral
Martha's Table Take out meals being still being offered at the front door from 11 am to 1 pm
Mutual Aid Katarokwi volunteers ready to assist with deliveries, check-ins
Norman Rogers Airport updates on airport and safety practices
Partners in Mission Food Bank Currently open and accepting intakes.
Sexual Assault Centre Kingston Crisis support, counselling, information, referral and advocacy services for survivors of sexual violence.
Street Health Centre Consumption and treatment services site
St. George's Cathedral Sermons Online Anglican church services available on youtube
St. Joseph's Cathedral Daily Masses still continue, weekend mass is cancelled. 
St. Vincent de Paul bagged lunches and emergency food for people in need
Sydenham Street United Church Sermons Online United Church services available on youtube (live stream and archives)
The Mothers' Program COVID 19 Information for pregnant or nursing individuals
Warmline Chat online, call or text if feeling lonely, isolated, distressed
   

 

Queen's Resources and Services **Note: closure of services may occur due to coronavirus prevention measures. 

SGPS Emergency Bursaries emergency bursaries available to graduate and professional students at Queen's
SGPS Peer Academic Advisors confidential academic peer support for graduate and professional students at Queen's
Student Wellness Services Clinics, counselling, accessibility, wellness promotion
AMS Foodbank limited hours but still open
Queen's University Chaplain multi-faith, non-judgmental support for religious, spiritual and personal issues. Chaplain Kate Johnson is responding to phone messages and emails for individuals seeking support.  Call (613)533-2186 or email (613)533-2186
Queen's University International Centre Online advising appointments for International Students at Queen's still available between 8:30-4:30.  QUIC space is still open though limited to 10 people or less at a time.

 

Virtual Activities

GRAD CLUB TRIV NITE on CFRC! Tune in live at 9 PM for a live over the air trivia night.  Have a listening party with your pals and chat/text with them during the game!  tune in 101.9 fm or here on our website stream at the top of the page!
SimplyE download New York Public Library App to freely access 300,000 ebooks to your device! 
Watch LIVE in Kingston! Awesome local film brought to you by Skeleton Park Arts Festival, Cellar Door Project and Kingston Canadian Film Festival! (some of the filming was done at CFRC!!!)
Virtual Field Trips Links to fun video tours to enjoy with your family
Metropolitan Opera Daily streams of operatic performances filmed over the last 14 years.  Met recommends using their app to view
Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams live cams capturing otters, penguins, jellyfish and other aquarium residents
Choir Choir Choir Social Distancing Online Singalong March 17th worldwide singalong on facebook live
Storyline Online compilation of short children's stories read by famous people including Betty White :)
Downloadable/Printable Colouring Books download and print colouring books from world class museums and libraries.  Fun relaxing activity for all ages!

Downtown Kingston Takeout/Delivery Options

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