Saskatchewan Health Authority

Coronavirus: Regina police, SHA looking into maskless dance video

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Police and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) are looking into a video circulating on social media that shows people dancing without masks at a Regina bar and restaurant. The Tap Brewhouse & Liquor Store posted a statement on Facebook this past weekend regarding a video recorded on its premise …

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Moment of reflection to be held in Saskatchewan for those impacted by COVID-19

Moment of reflection to be held in Saskatchewan for those impacted by COVID-19

Led by First Nations and Métis Health, the Saskatchewan Health Authority is asking people to come together Monday to remember the lives lost due to the coronavirus pandemic. SHA would like to see people stop for a few moments of reflection between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Monday. …

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Changes made to speed up pace of coronavirus vaccinations in Saskatchewan: Moe

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Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said the province needs to pick up the pace of its COVID-19 vaccination program and it will. With a total of 9,880 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Saskatchewan as of Tuesday, Moe said there are about 7,500 are in the freezer with more expected …

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Sask. health-care system must adapt to lasting COVID-19 effects: doctor

Sask. health-care system must adapt to lasting COVID-19 effects: doctor

A doctor and a health-care policy consultant said COVID-19 could have a lasting impact on Saskatchewan’s health-care system and the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) will need to adapt. The system was already close to or at capacity before the coronavirus pandemic, the consultant said, and will soon have to …

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Nearly 5k doses of Moderna vaccine to be shipped to far north central, west Saskatchewan

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The Saskatchewan government said it has received its first order of the Moderna vaccine which will be given to the northern parts of the province. 4,900 doses will be eventually sent to the far north central and far north west regions of the province beginning on the weeks of …

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Coronavirus: 3 Saskatchewan towns using temporary model in ERs

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Emergency room (ER) services in three Saskatchewan towns are partnering up in the event a hospital doesn’t have a doctor available on-site. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) said the new approach in Kelvington, Wadena, and Wynyard was implemented in response to challenges with rural physician recruitment and the added …

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Coronavirus: Regina High Schools Athletic Association delays winter sports until February – Regina

Coronavirus: Regina High Schools Athletic Association delays winter sports until February - Regina

High schools in Regina are delaying their winter sports until at least February, according to an announcement made Friday. Regina High Schools Athletic Association’s (RHSAA) said the decision falls in line with current public health orders relating to student and staff safety due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more: …

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Coronavirus: paramedics in Saskatchewan trained to swab on the job

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The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) said many paramedics will be adding peer-to-peer COVID-19 swabbing to their daily work demands. According to a statement, the contracted and SHA-operated emergency medical services (EMS) offered to take on the role in an effort to improve overall efficiency and lessen the burden on …

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12th death recorded at Regina’s Parkside Extendicare as SHA steps in

12th death recorded at Regina’s Parkside Extendicare as SHA steps in

The worst-hit long-term care facility in Saskatchewan was rocked by another coronavirus-related death Wednesday. The Saskatchewan Health Authority confirmed that a 12th resident of Parkside Extendicare in Regina passed away Wednesday morning after testing positive for COVID-19. As of Wednesday, 141 residents total had tested positive for the novel …

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Postponed again: Moose Jaw, Sask., woman left waiting for cervical cancer surgery

Beth Racic waited four hours in a Moose Jaw hospital only to be told her surgery was being postponed.

A Moose Jaw, Sask., woman battling cervical cancer is learning the importance of advocating for herself in an overwhelmed health care system. Last week, Beth Racic waited around four hours for her surgery in Moose Jaw’s hospital, only to be turned away due to a lack of resources. “At …

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