4th wave still possible in Saskatchewan if vaccine effort continues to stall: experts

Saskatchewan hit its vaccination target of 70 per cent of all those eligible receiving their first dose in late June. Since then, that percentage has remained in the low 70s, leaving infectious disease experts concerned it won't be enough to...

Sask. RCMP pilot embeds psychiatric nurses in 911 centre to handle mental health calls

Psychiatric nurses embedded inside the RCMP's operational command centre in Regina are taking 911 calls from people in mental distress and coaching front-line officers as part of a pilot project in Saskatchewan that the police force says is the first of its...

COVID-19 patients ending up in Saskatchewan ICUs are overwhelmingly unvaccinated

COVID-19 restrictions in Saskatchewan may have lifted this past Sunday, but it doesn't mean the threat of COVID-19 has disappeared from the province. Officials say the lifting of restrictions make it especially important to get both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to have greater...

Weeks away from a full reopen, data shows Sask. has lowest vaccination rate among Canadian provinces

After initially leading the nation in vaccination rates, Saskatchewan has fallen to the back of the line when it comes to putting shots in the arms of its residents. According to data from CBC's vaccine tracker Saskatchewan has the lowest vaccination rate...

Don’t assume your child wants a COVID-19 vaccine, parents and public health experts warn

Regina registered nurse Heather Flynn said she was so excited to book her 17-year-old son a vaccine appointment as soon as he became eligible last week that she overlooked one key thing: She never talked to him about it first."I...