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February 24, 2021

COVID-19 Update for February 24: 63,345 Vaccines Delivered, 56 New Cases, 158 Recoveries, Three New Deaths

In addition to 81 per cent of long-term care residents having received their first dose and 46 per cent of long term care residents having received both first and second doses, 76 per cent of Saskatchewan's personal care homes have now received their first dose and 24 per cent have received both doses.  Ensuring our priority populations, including seniors living in long-term and personal care homes, are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 remains the priority for the Government of Saskatchewan.

February 22, 2021

Saskatchewan Pharmacists Key Partner in the COVID-19 Immunization Plan

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that Saskatchewan pharmacists are formally on board to play a key role in the delivery of the largest mass vaccination campaign in provincial history.  Pharmacists will be delivering COVID-19 vaccine through community pharmacies in Phase 2 of the provincial immunization plan.  The participation of Saskatchewan pharmacists will significantly increase public access to the vaccine, improving the rate of vaccination.

February 22, 2021

Youth Addictions Treatment Beds to Open in Swift Current

The Government of Saskatchewan today announced an agreement between the Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter (SWYES) and Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) for additional youth addictions treatment services in Southern Saskatchewan.