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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

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Information for Health Care Providers

NEW - Testing Expansion Information for Health Care Providers (February 27, 2020)

NEW - SHA EMS Screening For Respiratory Illness (February 27, 2020)

NEWInfection Prevention & Control Practices for EMS (February 27, 2020) 

NEW - Personal Protective Equipment Removal Video (February 27, 2020)

Updated February 26, 2020:

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 in other countries. The risk to Canadian travellers abroad is generally low but will vary depending on the destination. The latest affected areas and travel advice is available on the Health Canada - Latest Travel Health Advice page.

It is important for all travellers to monitor their health when they return to Canada. While abroad, you may have come in contact with COVID-19. Monitor for fever, cough and difficulty breathing for 14 days after you arrive in Canada. If you have these symptoms, contact HealthLine 811 for assessment and direction.

The research and data on COVID-19 continues to grow and evolve. Advice for travellers will be updated based on the latest science available.

The public health risk associated with COVID-19 remains low for Canada. Public health risk is continually reassessed as new information becomes available.

Canadians should always tell their health care providers about their travel if they become ill after returning to Canada.

If people have returned from traveling and are presenting with a cough, fever or shortness of breath, it's important that they stay home and contact a health care provider or HealthLine 811.

The Ministry of Health will be posting important risk and personal protection information for providers to here. This information will be updated regularly throughout the coronavirus response, particularly as risk levels change. Please check back frequently for updates.

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