When can you get an Omicron booster? Here’s how provinces are rolling them out
Canada has started offering Moderna’s bivalent COVID-19 vaccine, which has been approved as a booster dose for all Canadian adults.
Saskatchewan to open bivalent vaccine eligibility to anyone 18 and older
The Moderna bivalent vaccine protects against the original COVID-19 virus as well as provides enhanced protection against the currently circulating Omicron variants.
Saskatchewan residents left waiting on bivalent COVID-19 vaccine
Saskatchewan is the only province that only offers the vaccine to adults 70 and older or 50 and older to those on First Nations and Metis communities.
More COVID-19 vaccination sites opening across Saskatchewan for 55+
Due to earlier than expected deliveries of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses, drive-thru and walk-in clinics will start opening this weekend for residents aged 55 and older.
Apr 1, 2021
Saskatchewan changes eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccination
The drive-thru clinic in Regina moves to vaccinate residents ages 53 and 54 only, while the booking system eligibility moves to ages 55 and over provincewide.
Apr 8, 2021
Saskatchewan sees uptick in COVID-19 vaccination shots
The Saskatchewan government says 80 per cent of all eligible residents have now received their first COVID-19 vaccination shot.
Sep 24, 2021
Three Saskatchewan First Nation organizations opening vaccination clinics in Saskatoon, PA, NB
Fred Sasakamoose's son is helping open three Indigenous-run vaccination clinics after his father died following a battle with COVID-19.
Apr 1, 2021
Saskatchewan’s proof of vaccination, negative test result policy now in effect
Public service employees are also required to provide proof of vaccination or provide a negative COVID-19 test result at least every seven days.
Oct 1, 2021
Saskatchewan dropping proof of vaccination requirement
Saskatchewan's public health order requiring proof of vaccination or of a recent negative COVID-19 test expires at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
SHA expands options to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments
The Saskatchewan Health Authority has announced a doubling of available COVID-19 vaccine clinics to provide flexibility for those requiring a shot.
Sep 28, 2021
Saskatoon implementing proof-of-vaccination policy at leisure centres
As of Oct. 1, anyone accessing fitness rooms, weight rooms and gymnasiums at Saskatoon leisure centres must provide proof of vaccination or a negative test.
Sep 29, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination proof required to visit Saskatchewan hospitals, LTC homes starting Nov. 8
Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will be required for visitors to enter all SHA acute care facilities and long-term care homes starting on Nov. 8.
Oct 29, 2021
Saskatchewan lowers age to 55+ for second COVID-19 vaccine shots
As of June 10, anyone aged 55 or older, or those who received their first dose of the vaccine on or before April 7, are now able to receive their second dose.
Jun 9, 2021
COVID-19: Vaccination rollout for children aged 5-11 coming to Saskatchewan
Pfizer's pediatric vaccine has been approved for children aged 5-11 in Canada, and the province is expected to received more than 100,000 doses in the coming weeks.
Nov 18, 2021
Long lineups as drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination site opens in Saskatoon
Hundreds of vehicles were lined up prior to the COVID-19 vaccination drive-thru clinic opening in Saskatoon.
Apr 5, 2021
Saskatchewan expands vaccine age eligibility to 40, but not without challenges
COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expanded to include Saskatchewan residents aged 40 and older, along with several different frontline workers despite their age.
Apr 30, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations start in Saskatchewan’s far north
The initial COVID-19 vaccine pilot project is now complete in Regina and nearing 90 per cent completion in Saskatoon.
Jan 5, 2021
Saskatchewan says coronavirus vaccination pace to slow with no deliveries next week
A ministry spokeswoman said the province is still figuring out how it's going to adjust its vaccine rollout in light of the supply interruption.
Jan 21, 2021
More Saskatchewan residents need to get vaccinated to decrease strain on health-care system
Vaccination numbers in Saskatchewan are climbing at a slightly faster pace than last week after Thursday's provincial proof of vaccination program announcement.
Sep 21, 2021
COVID-19: After early hiccups, child vaccination booking back online in Saskatchewan
The SHA said their online booking website for pediatric vaccinations crashed for about a half hour due to "high traffic" Tuesday morning.
Nov 23, 2021
Changes made to speed up pace of coronavirus vaccinations in Saskatchewan: Moe
Saskatchewan needs to pick up the pace of its COVID-19 vaccination rollout, according to Premier Scott Moe.
Jan 12, 2021