SASKATCHEWAN PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY LAUNCHES TOLL-FREE LINE FOR NON-HEALTH RELATED QUESTIONS

SASKATCHEWAN PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY LAUNCHES TOLL-FREE LINE FOR NON-HEALTH RELATED QUESTIONS   Today, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency (SPSA) is launching a dedicated, toll-free phone line for people who have general questions about the COVID-19 pandemic that are not health-specific. The 1-855-559-5502 (for Regina residents: 306-787-8539) line will be staffed 18 hours a day, from […]

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GOVERNMENT CLARIFIES ALLOWABLE BUSINESS SERVICES , LIMITS GATHERINGS TO 10 PERSON MAXIMUM

GOVERNMENT CLARIFIES ALLOWABLE BUSINESS SERVICES, LIMITS GATHERINGS TO 10 PERSON MAXIMUM   To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is limiting the size of public and private gatherings to a maximum of ten people.  Additionally, clarity is being provided to Saskatchewan businesses surrounding the operations of allowable business services, in consultation with […]

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SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH AUTHORITY EXPANDING CAPACITY FOR COVID-19

SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH AUTHORITY EXPANDING CAPACITY FOR COVID-19   The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is expanding capacity to meet demand for future phases of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is one part of the SHA’s overall strategy to contain, delay and mitigate COVID-19.   “Based on what we know from other jurisdictions, it is critical we act […]

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SASKATCHEWAN LAUNCHES BUSINESS RESPONSE TEAM

SASKATCHEWAN LAUNCHES BUSINESS RESPONSE TEAM   The Government of Saskatchewan has launched a Business Response Team to support businesses in the province dealing with the economic challenges resulting from COVID-19.   “COVID-19 has caused significant economic hardships for businesses as we all work together to reduce the spread of this virus,” Trade and Export Development […]

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STAY HOME PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN SASKATCHEWAN

STAY HOME, PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN SASKATCHEWAN   As of March 23, 2020, the province of Saskatchewan has 14 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 66 reported cases.   •       Sixty-five cases are confirmed and one case is presumptive positive. •       Two of the cases are individuals in the 5-19 […]

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COVID-19: ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO PROTECT SASKATCHEWAN RESIDENTS

COVID-19: ADDITIONAL MEASURES TO PROTECT SASKATCHEWAN RESIDENTS Expanded Public Health Order For Mandatory Self-Isolation, Gatherings   The Chief Medical Health Officer is updating the public health order under The Public Health Act to further reduce the risk of potential COVID-19 transmission in the province.  At the same time, Premier Scott Moe today signed an order […]

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Premier Announces Financial Support Plan for Saskatchewan Employers and Employees

PREMIER ANNOUNCES FINANCIAL SUPPORT PLAN FOR SASKATCHEWAN EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES Today, Premier Scott Moe announced a significant financial support plan for Saskatchewan employers and employees hit by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “During this time of great uncertainty, it is of the utmost importance that Saskatchewan people know their government is here to provide […]

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Case Surveillance Information at SASKATCHEWAN.CA/COVID19

CASE SURVEILLANCE INFORMATION AT SASKATCHEWAN.CA/COVID19   As of March 19, 2020, Saskatchewan has four new, presumptive positive cases for COVID-19.  The provincial total for cases is now 20: 12 are presumptive positive and eight are now confirmed, following verification from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg.   Surveillance information on COVID-19 cases and testing is […]

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Gov’t announces Website for COVID-19 Inquiries

  The Ministry of Health has advised that public inquiries regarding COVID-19 can go to this website : www.Saskatchewan.ca/covid19   If the information cannot be found on the website, individuals can email inquiries to: COVID19@health.gov.sk.ca

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Province Announces Class Suspensions effective March 20, 2020

Health 20-3204   PROVINCE ANNOUNCES CLASS SUSPENSIONS EFFECTIVE MARCH 20, WIND DOWN PERIOD UNTIL THURSDAY   Today, the Government of Saskatchewan announced that all classes in Saskatchewan pre K-12 Schools will be suspended indefinitely, effective March 20, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   For the period of March 16 to March 19, pre K-12 […]

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