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426 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.
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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...
With the Phase One portion of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 Immunization Delivery Plan wrapping up as early as this weekend, health officials will soon be turning their Phase Two appointment booking system over to individuals to book their own appointments. The Phase One delivery had relied on phone contacts with individuals over 80 years of age,...
Saskatchewan’s vaccination strategy is coming under scrutiny in the Southwest, where Swift Current and region remains one of just two zones to not receive any COVID-19 vaccines since the launch of Phase One of the provincial vaccine roll-out strategy on January 4. A first batch delivery previously announced on January 26 failed to materialize...
The importance of the 211 program across Saskatchewan is being celebrated today on February 11. The initiative, funded by the United Way of Saskatoon and Area along with the United Way Regina, was launched in Saskatchewan in June 2018 and has become a growing network which helps link people to the supports and services...
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Saskatchewan will be taking an age-based approach to rolling out additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines when the second phase of the provincial vaccination delivery plan begins sometime in April. The mass immunization portion of Saskatchewan’s vaccination delivery plans were unveiled on February 10, with the roll-out strategy taking aim at immunizing the oldest residents...
Despite the current slow down in the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine to Saskatchewan, Swift Current will be receiving their first vaccine doses this upcoming week. During a COVID-19 update press conference this afternoon, Premier Scott Moe confirmed that doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be delivered for the first time to Swift Current.
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