Moderna bivalent vaccine available to all over 18 starting Thursday

Sep 28, 2022 | 2:46pm

The Bivalent vaccine is going to be available for people in Saskatchewan over the age of 18 starting tomorrow. The Moderna bivalent vaccine is available through Saskatchewan Health Authority booking or by walk in clinics, or participating pharmacies. The province reminds people that it’s a booster dose only, and if you’ve had COVID-19 recently, it […]

Moderna’s bivalent booster can be had in Saskatchewan starting Monday

Sep 15, 2022 | 1:35pm

Residents at high risk for the Omicron variant of Covid-19 can get the Moderna bivalent booster dose in Saskatchewan starting Monday. All Saskatchewan residents 70 and older and all residents 50 and older who are in First Nation and Metis communities and in the Northern Service Administration District are eligible. People will have needed to […]

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 […]

Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vax for youngest kids

Jul 14, 2022 | 7:50am

Canada’s drug regulator approved Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for infants and preschoolers, making it the first vaccine approved for that age group in the country. Health Canada now says the Moderna vaccine can be given to young children between the ages of six months and five years old in doses one-quarter the size of that approved […]

Pfizer submits initial trial data for COVID vaccine for children five to 11

Oct 1, 2021 | 4:40pm

The COVID-19 pandemic could soon be one step closer to being over. Pfizer has indicated they have submitted initial trial data to Health Canada for the use of their COVID-19 vaccination for children ages five to 11. The initial trials saw Pfizer test a much lower dose — a third of an amount given to […]

Health Canada authorizes Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children 12+

Aug 27, 2021 | 10:45am

Another vaccine option is now available to children 12 and older. Health Canada approved the use of Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 and older on Friday, joining the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, which received approval in May. Moderna’s vaccine was originally approved for adults in December, 2020. According to the clinical trials, two doses of […]

All Sask. residents over 12 now eligible for second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Jun 24, 2021 | 4:22pm

The Government of Saskatchewan announced Thursday that all residents aged 12 and older are now eligible for their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The announcement comes a day after the province set an inoculation record with nearly 25,000 doses administered. Health Minister Paul Merriman says as the reopening of the province draws near, it doesn’t […]

Sask. Health Authority reporting delays in Pfizer COVID vaccine deliveries

Jun 22, 2021 | 12:32pm

Those looking for Pfizer doses for COVID vaccines for their first or second shots will be waiting for an unknown amount of time. The Saskatchewan Health Authority says this week’s Pfizer shipments are delayed. Clinics that were set to offer Pfizer this week will now be offering Moderna. While the SHA says those who received […]

Those who got AstraZeneca COVID vaccine can receive Pfizer or Moderna for second dose

Jun 1, 2021 | 10:38am

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization says people who got the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for their first dose can be offered either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna for the second. The advice affects more than two-million Canadians who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine before provinces stopped using it for first doses in May. The vaccine is potentially linked […]

U of R researchers debunking vaccine misinformation with virtual town hall meetings

May 26, 2021 | 10:39am

One of the biggest challenges many jurisdictions have faced when it comes to COVID-19 vaccines, is the spread of misinformation. As Saskatchewan continues to see vaccine hesitancy, two University of Regina researchers have joined a panel hosting virtual town halls across the country, that are available in Saskatchewan this week, with the objective of ending […]