Sask. heart, brain specialists brace as health-care slowdown worsens amid COVID-19 surge

The long list of types of medical care now on hold across Saskatchewan includes home care, rehabilitation and diabetes counselling, but also key brain and heart procedures. The Saskatchewan Health Authority provided a... Read more »

Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: Don’t repeat our mistakes in COVID-19 battle

It has one of the country’s highest COVID-19 infection rates and lowest vaccination rates. Hospital admissions are soaring, with many surgeries and other medical care cancelled or delayed. For weeks, its medical community has called for indoor mask... Read more »

Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: don’t repeat our mistakes in the COVID-19 battle

It has one of the country’s highest COVID-19 infection rates and lowest vaccination rates. Hospital admissions are soaring, with many surgeries and other medical care cancelled or delayed. For weeks, its medical community has called for indoor mask... Read more »

Sask. health minister says signs point to 4th wave, cites personal freedoms as reason against mandates

Saskatchewan Health Minister Paul Merriman says there are signs the province is entering its fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that the provincial government is not prepared to mandate vaccinations. Doing so would... Read more »

‘Not again’: New outbreak declared at Regina nursing home where 39 people died in previous COVID eruption

Public health officials have declared a new COVID-19 outbreak at a Regina nursing home where a previous eruption of the disease killed 39 residents. Over the weekend, the Saskatchewan Health Authority confirmed to... Read more »

Province supplies safe consumption sites with drug testing kits

Saskatchewan’s only two safe consumption sites, where visitors can use substances with supervision, have received rapid testing kits to detect potent drugs that may be mixed into the substances people are using. ... Read more »