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Local NAC Chair Virtual Workshop

Local NAC Chair Virtual Workshop

    REGISTER TODAY - Deadline: 12:00 on February 9…

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Safety Alert - Exemption Update for N95 Respirators

Safety Alert - Exemption Update for N95 Respirators

Recently, as you are aware there have been two exemptions requested by the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) with respect to N95 respirators.  To ensure all SUN members have the most current information regarding these requested exemptions please see the update below.   …

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Saskatchewan extends existing COVID public health order to Jan. 29

Saskatchewan extends existing COVID public health order to Jan. 29

Saskatchewan is maintaining the status quo with its COVID-19 measures. On Tuesday, the provincial government announced the public health order that took effect Dec. 17 will remain in place until Jan. 29. At that time, it will be reviewed by the province’s chief medical health officer, Dr. Saqib Shahab. The current order was due to expire Friday. Under the current measures: Private…

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Vaccine plan needs faster rollout, better communication, says Sask. nurses’ union

Vaccine plan needs faster rollout, better communication, says Sask. nurses’ union

The president of the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN) thinks the province’s program to roll out the COVID-19 vaccines needs to be sped up in a significant way. “The quicker we go, the quicker we get our most vulnerable vaccinated, then there is less chance of outbreaks,” Tracy Zambory said. One of the things Zambory thinks could help is if the province were to slow down the…

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Rage, fear, and panic attacks: An ICU nurse gets the vaccine after a rough year

Rage, fear, and panic attacks: An ICU nurse gets the vaccine after a rough year

When Andrea Kosloski got called in to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the intensive care nurse had to stop herself from sprinting into the Saskatoon hospital room. "I was so excited. It's just that snippet of hope in a very, very long year," she said.   Kosloski is one of roughly 7,000 people to receive at least one dose of vaccine in Saskatchewan so far, most of…

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