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Building Back Better - Covid 19 & Our Mental Health - Interactive Webinar

Building Back Better - Covid 19 & Our Mental Health - Interactive Webinar

Join Saskatchewan Federation of Labour President, Lori Johb and Community Mental Health And Addictions Nurse, Krystle Wallman, RN, for a presentation on our mental health during COVID-19 and beyond. Event Details and Registration: Facebook – Building Back Better: COVID-19 & Our Mental Health (facebook.com) Zoom Registration - Webinar Registration - Zoom

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Sask. Health Authority sees 4,000 per cent increase in staff overtime during COVID-19 pandemic

Sask. Health Authority sees 4,000 per cent increase in staff overtime during COVID-19 pandemic

SASKATOON -- The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has seen a steep increase in employees working overtime. Since April 2020, the SHA is reporting a 4,539 per cent increase in overtime hours. The data was revealed in the latest physician townhall. Doctors working for the SHA meet virtually every Thursday to discuss key pandemic information. “The overtime hours paid for COVID support…

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Safety Alert - Rapid Antigen At Home Testing Program

Safety Alert - Rapid Antigen At Home Testing Program

Rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in asymptomatic individuals in a variety of settings across the province is being expanded. Rapid antigen testing is being used as a screening test to help sort people without symptoms who probably are not infected, from those who need to be further investigated. With more contagious variants now…

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2021 Annual Meeting Postponed

2021 Annual Meeting Postponed

Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be unpredictable and has now presented us with another challenge to navigate. With the rapidly expanding risk with COVID-19 variants across the province, the evolving public health orders, and impact on the healthcare system, the Saskatchewan Union of Nurses has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2021 virtual Annual Meeting, scheduled…

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COVID patients in Sask. ICUs could quadruple by May: new modelling

COVID patients in Sask. ICUs could quadruple by May: new modelling

New Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) modelling charts out a path to a quadrupling of COVID-19 patients in intensive care within weeks under a business-as-usual scenario. The modelling, shared with physicians on Thursday, takes into account the more transmissible U.K. variant now spreading in Regina and beyond, as well as the decision to boost private gathering limits that went into effect…

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