Tracy Zambory

Regina approves vaccine requirement for city-run facilities

Sep 15, 2021 | 8:32pm

Those entering city-run facilities in Regina, will be required to show proof of vaccine, or a negative Covid-test, as of November 15th. The move comes as daily new cases of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan have reached record levels. Mayor Sandra Masters says the move was a no-brainer when it comes to the protection of city staff […]

Saskatchewan’s nurses in danger of burnout as fourth wave of COVID-19 hits

Aug 29, 2021 | 4:47pm

With COVID-19 related hospitalizations starting to grow again in Saskatchewan, the president of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses is sounding the alarm bell. Tracy Zambory says she is at a loss for words when it comes to the toll that this is taking. “I’m at a loss for words right now.  I have not been […]

SUN calls for public inquiry at Regina’s Parkside Extendicare

Dec 15, 2020 | 5:54pm

The conditions at a Regina care home currently battling a COVID-19 outbreak has prompted the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses to push for a public inquiry. Parkside Extendicare is the location of the province’s largest outbreak at this time, which resulted in the Saskatchewan Health Authority and Parkside establishing a co-management agreement so the SHA could […]

SUN encouraged by provincial COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan

Dec 9, 2020 | 1:27pm

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses is saying the province’s COVID-19 vaccine plan unveiled Wednesday is optimistic. However, President Tracy Zambory says just because a vaccine is coming doesn’t mean this should be an end of the road for public health measures related to COVID-19. “Vaccination programs are are a very good thing and Saskatchewan has […]

Sask. Union of Nurses backs SMA call for more action on COVID-19

Nov 14, 2020 | 11:02am

An op-ed by the Sask. Medical Association is requesting additional measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Saskatchewan. While the government did announce additional measures on Friday including mandatory masks in indoor public spaces for communities of 5,000 people or more, advocates feel more should be done. Tracy Zambory with Saskatchewan Union of Nurses […]

SUN looking to province to make masks mandatory for indoor public spaces

Jul 27, 2020 | 12:32pm

The Saskatchewan Union of Nurses is calling on the provincial government to make masks mandatory for indoor public spaces to help stem the recent rise in cases of COVID-19. SUN President, Tracy Zambory says healthcare workers wear them because they work, and that’s why people who come to health facilities also have to wear them, […]

Sask. Union of Nurses say a COVID-19 outbreak should’ve been declared at Pasqua Hospital

May 15, 2020 | 10:21am

With a COVID-19 case announced at Regina’s Pasqua Hospital on Thursday, the President of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses says it’s troubling that no outbreak situation was declared. Tracy Zambory said the patient who tested positive was moved around the hospital numerous times, and could have come into contact with as many as 100 people […]