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Phase One

The following recommendations should remain in place through all five phases:

  • Protective measures for vulnerable populations.
  • Individuals should continue working from home if they can do so effectively.
  • Physical distancing must be maintained, wherever possible.
  • People must stay at home when they are sick.
  • Vulnerable individuals, such as seniors and those with underlying health conditions, should continue to exercise caution and minimize high-risk exposures, such as public outings.
  • Personal hygiene will continue to be a key prevention measure.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection should take place in workplaces, public spaces and recreational facilities.
  • Current public and private gathering restrictions must be followed.
  • Although the public health order regarding the size of gatherings does not apply to businesses and workplaces, they are expected to follow the recommended public health measures, including:
    • physical distancing for staff and clients;
    • regular cleaning and disinfection;
    • frequent handwashing and sanitizing;
    • use of PPE where available and appropriate; and
    • keeping staff who demonstrate or report COVID-19 symptoms out of the workplace.
  • Special care and personal care homes must ensure that each staff member works in only one facility.

Re-opening Medical Services (May 4, 2020)

  • Allow public access to the following previously restricted medical services: dentistry, optometry, physical therapy, optician services, podiatry, occupational therapy and chiropractic treatment.
  • Allow public access to medical spas for therapeutic services provided by a licensed medical practitioner for Saskatchewan residents. Increased infection controls must be in place. All cosmetic services will be restricted until Phase Three.
  • All medical service providers will be required to continue to take precautionary measures as outlined by the Chief Medical Health Officer (provider and client screening, face masks, etc.) when it is not possible to physically distance.
  • Guidelines for medical professionals are available.

Boat Launches (May 4, 2020)

Fishing (May 2020)

  • A licence may be required to fish in Saskatchewan. Eligibility information is available at saskatchewan.ca/fishing.
  • The Saskatchewan fishing season begins on the following dates:
    • Southern Zone – May 5, 2020
    • Central Zone – May 15, 2020
    • Northern Zone – May 25, 2020
  • Guidelines for fishing in provincial parks are available.

Golf Courses (May 15, 2020)

  • All golf courses are required to take precautionary measures, including expanding the cleaning and disinfecting of common and high-touch surfaces in accordance with the public health order.
  • Physical distancing must be observed at all times, with a minimum of two metres of space between individuals.
  • Guidelines for golf course operators are available.

Drive-In Theatres (May 15, 2020)

  • Drive-in theatres will be required to take precautionary measures such as increasing cleaning and disinfection in washrooms, limiting food services to contactless pickup or delivery and ensuring physical distancing.
  • Guidelines for drive-in theatres are available.

Outfitting Camps (May 15, 2020)

Parks and Campgrounds (June 1, 2020)

  • Online reservations for provincial parks will launch on May 4, 2020.
  • Providing a fixed date and clear guidelines for the opening of parks and campgrounds allows operators to begin preparing for opening. Members of the public can prepare to access these facilities online.
  • Precautionary measures must be taken, including expanding the cleaning and disinfecting of common and high-touch surfaces in accordance with the public health order.
  • Physical distancing must be observed at all times, with a minimum of two metres of space between individuals.
  • Overnight stays prior to June 1, 2020, are permitted for individuals with seasonal long-term sites with self-supporting infrastructure (sewer and water) located in private campgrounds or regional parks.
  • Guidelines for operators of parks and campgrounds are available.

Outdoor Individual Recreation (May 15, 2020)

Community Gardens (Currently Allowed)

  • Community gardens can be operational, subject to all physical distancing and public gathering restrictions.
  • Precautionary measures must include the cleaning and disinfection of commonly touched areas, including water taps, gardening tools and other frequent touch points.

*Other than in an allowable business, the size of public and private gatherings will remain at a maximum of 10 people.

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