Effective Friday, September 17, a province-wide mandatory masking order will be implemented for all indoor public spaces. 

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Vaccine Delivery Phases

Saskatchewan's COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Plan is designed to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19. The information on this page is updated frequently and is subject to change based on vaccine availability and the latest COVID-19 data.

Download: COVID-19 Immunization Delivery Plan - February 9, 2021

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1. Immunization in Saskatchewan

Dose requirement

Currently, all approved and available COVID-19 vaccines in Canada require two doses of vaccine per person.

All Saskatchewan residents 12 years and older are eligible to be vaccinated. Following your first dose, you are eligible to receive your second dose following a 28 day interval.

Information on receiving your COVID-19 vaccination is available at COVID-19 Vaccine.

Detail on COVID-19 Immunization Delivery Plan, including the Second Dose Strategy. 
 
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2. Booster Doses

Effective September 7, 2021 the Saskatchewan Health Authority is providing COVID-19 booster shots in a phased approach, starting with the most clinically vulnerable.

Those eligible in phase one include residents of long-term care, special care and personal care homes; stem cell and organ transplant recipients; recipients in active treatment (chemotherapy, targeted therapies, immunotherapy) for malignant, hematologic disorders; recipients of an anti-CD20 agent (e.g. rituximab, ocrelizumab, ofatumumab).

Those eligible will receive a letter from the Ministry of Health or their physician with instructions on how to receive the booster. Eligible residents must present the letter before immunization will be administered.

Long-term care and personal care homes will be contacted directly by the Saskatchewan Health Authority to arrange for the boosters.

Phases 2 and 3, as well as booster shots for the general public, will be announced. Each phase is expected to take several weeks to complete.
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3. Third/Fourth Doses for Travel

The Government of Saskatchewan has permitted additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines for those who may require it for international travel. Third/fourth dose immunizations are available through SHA clinics and through participating pharmacies.

For COVID-19 information on travelling outside of Canada, please review information from the Government of Canada and your destination

ASTRAZENECA AVAILABILITY: Please note that there is limited availability of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Residents requiring AstraZeneca are advised to contact HealthLine 811 for details on AstraZeneca availability.
 
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4. Proof of Vaccination or Testing Requirements

On August 30, it was announced the Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be working with public health sector representation to establish a policy that requires front-line health care workers to provide proof of vaccination in the workplace.  If these care providers are not fully vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, they will be required to undertake regular COVID-19 testing.

Effective October 1, 2021 a proof of vaccination or negative test policy will be implemented for all Government of Saskatchewan ministry, crown and agency employees. Employees of all Government of Saskatchewan ministries, crowns and agencies will be required to be fully vaccinated by October 1. Employees that do not provide proof of vaccination will be required to provide proof of a negative test result on a consistent basis. 

Protocols regarding proof of negative test requirements are currently under development for those residents opting to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, and will include the provision of documentation demonstrating proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid antigen test provided by a certified healthcare provider, including private providers of COVID-19 tests. 

The details on these workplace policies will be announced in September.  

The Government of Saskatchewan is also encouraging other employers, including school divisions, to implement a similar proof of vaccination or negative-test policy for employees in the workplace.

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