N95 respirators

New partnership to increase supply of N95 masks

Apr 10, 2020 | 5:58am

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is partnering with VIDO-InterVac on the University of Saskatchewan campus to safely decontaminate and reuse the N95 respiratory masks, which are usually thrown away after being used. Director of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization – International Vaccine Centre, Dr. Volker Gerdts, hopes this will help mitigate a shortage of supply. […]

Harvard Developments donates nearly 2,900 respirators to Sask. Health Authority

Apr 3, 2020 | 10:15am

The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is receiving a large donation of respirators that have been waiting for over a decade. Harvard Developments Inc. announced this week they are giving 2,880 N95 respirators after the SHA approved their stockpile. The stockpiles were recently sanctioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The masks were initially […]