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SHA escalating pandemic response due to recent surge; warns of staffing issues if cases continue to rise

Nov 26, 2020 | 3:07pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is escalating its response to the COVID-19 pandemic using their Health System Readiness Plan to try to contain, delay and mitigate the virus. The updated plans include their system redeployment strategy to support additional staff needed in testing and contact tracing, additional hospital staff, additional long-term care staff and increased responsiveness […]

Sask. NDP say more needs to be done to keep seniors safe during second wave

Nov 20, 2020 | 1:08pm

The Saskatchewan NDP called on the provincial government to take action to prevent COVID-19 from running rampant in Saskatchewan’s Long-Term Care Homes. NDP Leader Ryan Meili says the modelling released by the government Thursday is frightening for everyone, especially seniors. “One of the areas of great concern, as we’ve seen around the country and around […]