vaccine rollout plan

STF pleased to see vaccines for teachers in Saskatchewan

Apr 21, 2021 | 1:21pm

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is pleased to finally see the province’s teachers moved ahead in the queue for COVID vaccines. The provincial government announced Tuesday that once Saskatchewan residents 40 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine in one week, front-line workers over the age of 16 will be able to receive the vaccine, […]

Despite calls to change, province swears by vaccine plan

Apr 10, 2021 | 1:45pm

The Government of Saskatchewan reaffirmed their stance that the way to beat COVID-19 is through vaccines, despite alarmingly high case numbers Friday. Nearly 300 doctors across the province wrote a letter to the province asking them to implement stronger measures province-wide and vaccinate all front line workers. Health Minister Paul Merriman says he understands the […]

Province happy to be able to launch Phase 2 vaccination plan sooner than expected

Mar 18, 2021 | 4:45pm

The Government of Saskatchewan announced it will be moving into Phase 2 of its vaccination rollout plan. The new phase will allow people under the age of 70 to receive their vaccines in decreasing age order. Health Minister Paul Merriman says it’s exciting to be able to offer vaccines to more people, sooner than expected. […]

CUPE hoping to see province include education workers in Phase 1 of vaccine plan

Feb 20, 2021 | 10:58am

CUPE is expressing concerns after front line education workers were left out of the provincial government’s latest COVID-19 vaccination plan update. Chair of the Education Workers Steering Committee for CUPE, Rob Westfield, says many front line education workers are around children on a regular basis who in turn have their own bubbles. “Not only do […]

Sask. Union of Nurses wants to see faster rollout of COVID-19 vaccines

Jan 11, 2021 | 2:43pm

Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) President Tracy Zambory is adamant that the province’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan couldn’t be more urgent. Yet when she speaks to members of the union, they feel there is a quicker way to get people vaccinated for COVID-19 than what is currently happening in the province. SUN President Tracy Zambory […]