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One Measles Case in Saskatchewan, but more cases in Quebec, Ontario and BC

One Measles Case in Saskatchewan, but more cases in Quebec, Ontario and BC

Mar 5, 2024 | 1:29pm
Measles, a childhood malady with potential fatal consequences, is starting to rear its head in Canada. https://www.620ckrm.com/2024/03/05/saskatchewan-among-four-provinces-to-confirm-measles-cases/ There was one positive case in Saskatchewan, and multiple cases in Quebec. That case was detected late last year by someone from Saskatchewan travelling internationally. While measles had been eradicated in Canada through immunizing children, its possible for […]
‘Continued resistance’: Saskatchewan government won’t fund supervised consumption

‘Continued resistance’: Saskatchewan government won’t fund supervised consumption

Oct 27, 2023 | 5:46am
The Saskatchewan Party government has made it clear it won’t fund supervised drug consumption services, a move one researcher says is not based on evidence.  The province pledged in its throne speech this week it won’t allow illegal drugs to be supplied through hospitals or public clinics.  And Tim McLeod, who is minister of mental health and […]

SUN Calls for Task Force to Address Staff Shortages

Aug 12, 2022 | 1:49pm

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses is calling on the provincial government to set up a task force to look into chronic staffing shortages. 83 percent of nurses say there is an unfilled temporary or permanent job at their place of work. SUN First Vice President Denise Dick says the task force would include government, employers, […]

You Can Book Kids for Vaccine Tomorrow

Jul 20, 2022 | 11:44am

Parents, get set to dial. Starting tomorrow (Thursday) morning, you can book your children for their first COVID Vaccine. Last week, Health Canada approved the Moderna Vaccine for children between the ages of six months, and five years, in smaller doses than adults would get. The Saskatchewan Health Authority will have about 13-thousand doses of […]

Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 count sees 96 new cases, 96 recoveries Thursday

Nov 25, 2021 | 2:20pm

There are 96 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday in Saskatchewan. The new cases come from Regina (20), the central east (19), the couth east (19), Saskatoon (12), the south west (six), the south central (five), the north west (five), the north central (three), the north east (three), and the far north east (two). One more […]

Active case count back over 1,000 with 69 new cases Tuesday

Nov 23, 2021 | 1:54pm

There are 69 new cases of COVID-19 being announced in Saskatchewan Tuesday. The new cases come from Saskatoon (13), the central east (13), the south east (13), the north central (seven), Regina (six), the far north west (two), the south central (two), the far north east (one), the north west (one), and the central west […]

Province to reimburse Finn family for bone marrow transplant

Nov 22, 2021 | 5:17pm

The Ministry of Health has approved reimbursement for a life-saving bone-marrow transplant that saved the life of a five year-old Saskatoon boy. Health Minister Paul Merriman met with the Finn family Monday morning to inform them of the province’s decision. When Conner Finn was four, he was diagnosed with adrenoleukodystrophy ALD, which is a rare […]

Eight new deaths, 182 new COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan

Nov 11, 2021 | 2:53pm

The province’s dashboard is reporting 182 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. Eight more people have died after testing positive for COVID-19. It brings the death toll up to 886. The new cases come from the south east (38), Regina (36), the central east (27), Saskatoon (26), the north west (16), the north central (11), […]

Three new deaths, 173 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan

Nov 6, 2021 | 2:41pm

There are 173 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday in Saskatchewan according to the province’s dashboard. The new cases come from Regina (44), Saskatoon (28), the central east (23), the south east (18), the far north east (13), the north west (13), the north central (12), the south central (eight), the far north west (four), […]

12 deaths, 300 new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan on Friday

Oct 22, 2021 | 1:47pm

Another 300 people have tested positive for COVID-19 according to the provincial government’s COVID-19 dashboard. The new cases come from Saskatoon (78), the south east (43), Regina (38), the central east (32), the north west (25), the far north east (20), the north central (16), the south central (12), the north east (six), the central […]