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421 POSTS 0 COMMENTSScott Anderson is Managing Editor of the Swift Current Southwest Booster. See news happening? You can reach Scott at 306-770-2224 or firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @swbooster.
The criteria to ease visitation restrictions at long-term care and personal care homes across Saskatchewan has been unveiled, with some facilities able to begin increased visitations effective April 29. “If at least 90 per cent of the residents in that facility have been fully vaccinated, and three weeks have lapsed since the last second...
The Saskatchewan Health Authority will be decreasing the age eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to ages 44 and older effective Thursday morning. Previously dropped to ages 48 and over last Friday (April 16), the vaccination appointment booking system will open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 22 to all Saskatchewan residents aged 44 and over.
Swift Current’s first no appointment necessary COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be offered starting at 8:30 a.m. on Friday for individuals 55 years of age and older. The Saskatchewan Health Authority is scheduling five vaccination clinics in Swift Current on a first come, first served basis from Friday, April 2 to Tuesday, April 6.
Premier Scott Moe is calling on Saskatchewan residents to remain diligent in following public health orders in light of growing COVID-19 variants of concern across southern Saskatchewan. During a COVID-19 update on Tuesday afternoon, Premier Moe stressed that with vaccination clinics preparing to deliver and anticipated 180,000 vaccines to Saskatchewan residents in the next...
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Saskatchewan Health AuthorityThe Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is reminding South West (SW) residents that COVID-19 is still prevalent and to book their vaccine appointments when their age categories open. The patient booking system is available to all citizens age 62 and over, including those living in border communities and those without Saskatchewan health cards,...
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The province will be funnelling support and vaccines into Regina in a fight against the growth of COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan’s capital. On Tuesday the province announced a series of enhanced restrictive measures, including the immediate rollback of indoor gatherings to immediate household members only, the announcement of a travel advisory in or out...
Swift Current City Council’s 2021 budget will place a focus on debt repayment while passing along no property tax increases to taxpayers. In the first budget approved by the new council elected back in November 2020, council and administration combined efforts to comb through capital spending with a plan to hold the tax rate...
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With the Regina zone accounting for 90 per cent of the confirmed variants of concern in Saskatchewan, the province is asking the public to be vigilant to help control the spread of these concerning variants. Regina and area residents are being asked to focus on the existing Public Health Orders, and those travelling to...
Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccination appointment booking network for individuals aged 85 and over goes live at 8 a.m on ThursdayScott Anderson -
Saskatchewan residents aged 85 and older will be able to access the COVID-19 vaccination appointment booking system effective 8 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday, March 11). Both the online saskatchewan.ca/COVID19-vaccine booking system, along with the telephone booking system 1-833-SASKVAX (1-833-727-5829), will be launched starting Thursday morning. “The pace of the vaccine deliveries to...
With the anticipated arrival of 124,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines over the next number of weeks, Saskatchewan has outlined a series of timelines where provincial residents can be immunized against COVID-19. “Based on the number of vaccines we now expect to receive, we should be able to begin vaccinating people in their 60s by...
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