surge capacity

Health Officials Give an Update on Saskatchewan’s Surge Plans

Sep 23, 2021 | 1:12pm

he Saskatchewan Health Authority still has the same surge targets in place as the ones that were announced on Sept. 17. Derek Miller, Emergency Operations Centre Commander with the SHA says they’re still working towards a goal of needing to care for 150 ICU COVID patients and 350 COVID acute care patients. Miller adds 70 […]

SHA updates surge plan, says 250 additional beds needed

Dec 3, 2020 | 4:44pm

The Saskatchewan Health Authority says they will need 250 additional beds in the province, with another 64 ICU spaces to handle the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. CEO of the SHA, Scott Livingstone says the health system is reaching its limit. “The pressures on our system are intense, teams are under intense pressure to manage […]