Saskatchewan Community Resources
Public Health Agency of Canada COVID-19 Information
Get the latest information about risk and guidance for health care professionals.
Staff at the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations are available to answer questions you or your First Nation community may have that doesn’t require legal, medical or counselling advice.
The toll-free number at 1-888-833-8885 offers information from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Call HealthLine at 811 for professional health, mental health, addictions advice, education and support.
Deaf and hard of hearing residents can access HealthLine 811 by using the SaskTel Relay Operator service at 1-800-855-1155.
Government of Saskatchewan
COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool
Use the self-assessment tool to determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19.
All travelers returning from outside of Canada are subject to a mandatory 14-day self-isolation order.Self-Isolation
Home care service will continue with enhanced precautionary measures.
Lumeca Health APP
Lumeca is an app that is providing virtual care to people in Saskatchewan via an app. You can talk directly to a physician and they are able to prescribe prescriptions that can be sent to your pharmacy. It is free for Saskatchewan residents with their valid Health Card.
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On March 18, 2020, the Deputy Minister of Health wrote a letter to all Saskatchewan community pharmacies regarding prescription drug quantities and medical supplies. Pharmacists have a key role to prevent stockpiling while ensuring the drug supply remains intact and patients can access their prescriptions in a safe and appropriate manner. To ensure the continued supply, and to prevent the stockpiling of prescription medication, the Ministry will require that, effective immediately, Saskatchewan pharmacists limit the number and quantity of prescription drug dispenses as follows:
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak.
Individuals and families
People facing loss of income
Students and recent graduates
The Canadian Pharmacists Association is recommending individuals:
• Keep common non-prescription medications for cold, fever and allergies on hand.
• People who require medication regularly should also ensure their prescriptions are up to date.
• Do not stockpile medications in large quantities, as it is unnecessary and could trigger drug shortages, particularly since pharmacists manage their medication inventories carefully to meet patients’ needs. Stockpiling may also put the health of family, friends, and your community at risk.
The association says pharmacists can provide fact-based public health education and guidance. A local pharmacist can also respond to specific inquiries regarding COVID-19.
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