COVID-19: Vaccine passports improved Saskatchewan’s vaccination rate, study says
A new USask study shows the number of people getting their first COVID-19 vaccine doses doubled after Premier Scott Moe announced a proof of vaccination policy.
Nov 3, 2021
COVID-19: Saskatchewan’s vaccination rates slowing
Saskatchewan hasn’t yet reached herd immunity, yet the province’s vaccination rate is slowing. An epidemiologist says unvaccinated and vaccinated people shouldn’t mix.
Jul 21, 2021
Saskatchewan health minister says province’s low COVID-19 vaccination rate is skewed
Health Minister Paul Merriman says the Saskatchewan Health Authority is looking into cleaning up the data.
Oct 14, 2021
Survey shows Saskatchewan leading the country in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
Saskatchewan has the highest rate of hesitancy in Canada when it comes to whether or not to get the COVID-19 vaccine, shown in a recent survey from Agnus Reid.
May 17, 2021
Overview of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccination plan
Global News reviewed vaccination documents from the Saskatchewan government and health authority to provide an overview of the province's COVID-19 vaccination plan.
May 12, 2021
Saskatchewan First Nation has vaccinated 85% of its eligible population: Chief
Standing Buffalo First Nation Chief Roberta Soo-Oyewaste credits communication and support from the COVID-19 task force for the high uptake.
Sep 10, 2021
COVID-19: Saskatchewan vaccine delivery for those under 40 slows down
On July 28, 64 per cent of people aged 18 to 29 had received a first dose. There have only been around 2600 first doses in that age range since - an increase of one per cent.
Aug 13, 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
Saskatchewan introduces new format for COVID-19 vaccination record
The printable record from eHealth Saskatchewan includes the date and location of the COVID-19 vaccination and the brand administered.
Aug 9, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination rates on the Prairies grow slowly after rush of ‘keeners’
'You get to protect your family, your friends, your loved ones ... from this COVID virus,' said Sask Premier Scott Moe, when asked if his province would offer a lottery.
Jun 17, 2021
COVID-19: Saskatchewan ramping up access to first dose vaccinations with more clinics
Access to vaccinations is being stepped up this week in Saskatchewan to help meet the first dose vaccination threshold of 70 per cent of residents 12 years of age and older.
Jun 15, 2021
COVID-19: Saskatchewan MLA resigns for ‘misrepresenting vaccination status’
According to a press release from the Saskatchewan Party caucus, the premier said Wilson offered her resignation 'as a result of misrepresenting her vaccination status.'
Sep 30, 2021
COVID-19: How Saskatchewan’s proof-of-vaccine policy — and exemptions — will work
The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission said they will not accept a complaint based on personal objection to vaccinations or vaccination mandates.
Sep 26, 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
Alberta, Saskatchewan COVID-19 spike a lesson for rest of Canada: experts
The COVID-19 spikes in Alberta and Saskatchewan are a reminder the pandemic can quickly change course, and that vaccines alone won't stop the spread for now, experts say.
Sep 15, 2021
Saskatchewan coronavirus vaccination ramps up, 287 new cases disclosed
Coronavirus vaccination is increasing in Saskatchewan, though COVID-19 case numbers remain high.
Jan 17, 2021
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 sets another daily record for COVID-19 cases
Saskatchewan reported 506 new cases on Tuesday, the fourth day in the past five that it has reported over 400 new cases.
Sep 14, 2021
Lip-sync challenge: Regina, Saskatoon mayors square off to raise COVID-19 vaccination rates
The mayors of Saskatchewan’s two largest cities are going to battle to raise COVID-19 vaccination rates, with the loser lip-syncing to a song of the winner’s choice.
Jun 17, 2021
Saskatchewan government looking to integrate AstraZeneca into province’s vaccination plan
Unlike Pfizer and Moderna, AstraZeneca doesn’t need to be stored in extremely cold temperatures. The health minister noted it will be easier to send to northern Saskatchewan.
Mar 1, 2021