Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: Don’t repeat our mistakes in COVID-19 battle

It has one of the country's highest COVID-19 infection rates and lowest vaccination rates.Hospital admissions are soaring, with many surgeries and other medical care cancelled or delayed. For weeks, its medical community has called for indoor mask mandates and vaccine passports to curb the spread of...

Alabama health officials warn Saskatchewan: don’t repeat our mistakes in the COVID-19 battle

It has one of the country's highest COVID-19 infection rates and lowest vaccination rates.Hospital admissions are soaring, with many surgeries and other medical care cancelled or delayed. For weeks, its medical community has called for indoor mask mandates and vaccine passports to curb the spread of...

Sask. health minister says signs point to 4th wave, cites personal freedoms as reason against mandates

Saskatchewan Health Minister Paul Merriman says there are signs the province is entering its fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, but that the provincial government is not prepared to mandate vaccinations.Doing so would infringe on "people's personal rights," Merriman said in a...

Province supplies safe consumption sites with drug testing kits

Saskatchewan's only two safe consumption sites, where visitors can use substances with supervision, have received rapid testing kits to detect potent drugs that may be mixed into the substances people are using. The training and equipment, provided by the Saskatchewan government,...