PFIZER BIVALENT COVID-19 VACCINE AT PUBLIC HEALTH CLINICS FOR 12+ STARTING OCTOBER 17

Available In Participating Pharmacies The Week Of October 17 Starting Monday, October 17, Saskatchewan residents 12 years and older may receive the Pfizer bivalent vaccine through Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) booked and walk-in clinics and clinics in First Nation and Métis communities operated by Indigenous Services Canada.  Participating pharmacies are scheduled to start receiving Pfizer bivalent […]

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MORE THAN 175 FULL-TIME HEALTH CARE JOB OPPORTUNITIES POSTED TO ADDRESS RURAL AND REMOTE STAFFING CHALLENGES

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Saskatchewan Health Authority is advancing the Government of Saskatchewan’s commitment to create more full-time positions in rural and northern communities across the province. Creating more full-time positions and enhancing existing positions that are difficult to recruit to in rural and northern communities is a key pillar of […]

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COCHLEAR IMPLANT PROGRAM EXPANDED TO INCLUDE PROCESSOR REPLACEMENT CO-PAY

Effective December 1, 2022, Saskatchewan is moving to implement a co-pay model for the Cochlear Implant Program to help residents who need to replace their devices.​ A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted device that processes sound to partially restore hearing. The external processor typically needs to be replaced every five to seven years at […]

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Report from the Legislature – October 06, 2022

World-class, environmentally sustainable, tasty and nutritious. Those are just some of the ways consumers around the world describe Saskatchewan agriculture products. As we celebrate Agriculture Month in Saskatchewan, we are taking time to thank the dedicated agriculture producers who put that food on our table. In 2021, Saskatchewan set a record with $17.5 billion in […]

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SASKATCHEWAN LEADS CANADA IN EXPORT GROWTH

Saskatchewan’s economy remains strong, with Statistics Canada reporting today that merchandise exports increased by 54.7 per cent in August 2022 compared to August 2021, ranking first among the provinces.  “Today, in a world where energy and food security are a leading concern, Saskatchewan is confidently playing its part as a critical, indispensable supplier of food, […]

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BOOK YOUR FLU SHOT APPOINTMENT NOW

Saskatchewan residents can now begin booking their influenza vaccinations at clinics that will begin next week. Starting October 11, flu shots will be administered at public health clinics, local pharmacies and some physician and nurse practitioner offices. “Getting your flu shot is a simple thing you can do to stay healthy and prevent transmission to […]

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SITE SELECTED FOR REGINA GENERAL HOSPITAL PARKADE

A new parkade at Regina General Hospital will be built in the northwest portion of the existing visitor parking lot. The facility will improve safety and accessibility for hospital staff, patients and visitors. “Our government values and appreciates health care workers and the vital services they provide to Saskatchewan people,” Health Minister Paul Merriman said. […]

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Report from the Legislature – September 29, 2022

Saskatchewan is proud of our diverse culture, supportive communities and rich history. As we honour Truth and Reconciliation, our government was pleased to join Lieutenant Governor Russ Mirasty and the Treaty Commissioner of Saskatchewan to officially unveil new road signs to mark the Treaty 4 and 6 boundary near Highway 11. The signs are a […]

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BIVALENT COVID-19 VACCINE AVAILABLE TO 18+ STARTING SEPTEMBER 29

Starting Thursday, September 29, all Saskatchewan residents 18 years and older who are eligible for a COVID-19 booster dose may receive the Moderna bivalent vaccine through Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) booked and walk-in clinics or participating pharmacies. It is recommended that eligible residents receive the Moderna bivalent booster dose at least four months following their last […]

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Report from the Legislature – September 15, 2022

Saskatchewan is in mourning. The last few weeks have been a very difficult time for our province as we continue to cope with two heart breaking events. Our thoughts are with the residents, first responders, families and friends of the James Smith Cree Nation and community of Weldon. The violence and loss you have experienced […]

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