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Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Updates on Response to COVID-19

MÉTIS NATION – SASKATCHEWAN (MN-S) 

MN–S COVID-19 Citizen Supports here.

MN–S COVID-19 Resource List.

MN–S Notices and bulletins

  • July 14, 2021 – MN–S and SHA to hold culturally safe vaccine clinics here.
  • January 1, 2021 – MN–S update on COVID-19 vaccine distribution here.
  • November 25, 2020 – MN–S updates citizens on current COVID-19 restrictions here.
  • November 16, 2020 – MN–S updates citizens on current COVID-19 restrictions here.
  • June 29, 2020 – MN–S update to citizens on the response to COVID-19 here.
  • May 1, 2020 – MN–S supports Public Health Order for northern Saskatchewan here.
  • April 23, 2020 – MN–S Métis Emergency Capital Assessment Program (MECAP) here.
  • March 17, 2020 – MN–S update on COVID-19 here.
  • March 16, 2020 – MN–S temporary office closure information.
  • March 13, 2020 – MN–S Bulletin on COVID-19 here.
  • March 13, 2020 – MN–S Public Gathering Cancelations Notice here.
  • March 4, 2020 – MN–S Notice on Coronavirus outbreak here

MN–S Media Releases on COVID-19

  • April 23, 2021 – MN–S announces Vaccinated Métis Strong campaign here.
  • December 10, 2020 – MN–S Announces new COVID-19 supports here.
  • June 17, 2020 – MN–S & MLTC provide food security to SK north west here.
  • May 29, 2020 – MN–S supports ‘Masked Makers’ with gift of sewing machines here.
  • May 13, 2020 – MN–S, Gov of Canada and MLTC announce emergency COVID-19 support for SK NW here.
  • May 3, 2020 – MN–S calls for immediate emergency response to COVID-19 outbreak in north here.
  • April 21, 2020 – MN–S moves to implement Indigenous business supports here.
  • April 18, 2020 – MN–S declares state of emergency here.
  • March 30, 2020 – MN–S media release announcing COVID-19 supports here.

GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN 

  •  Gov of SK COVID-19 page here.
  • Sep 16, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Government announced mandatory masking and proof of vaccination to address pressures on the healthcare system caused by rising COVID-19 cases. More information is here
  • Sept 10, 2021 – The Government of Saskatchewan announced a new public health order addressing self-isolation among unvaccinated people today, along with other measures to address pressures on the health care system. More information is here. 
    Sept 7, 2021 – With COVID-19 cases on the rise again across the province, the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), Indigenous Services Canada, Northern InterTribal Health Authority and First Nations Partners have come together to launch the first phase of a vaccine auto-notification system. Details are here.
  • Aug 9, 2021 – With the number of COVID-19 cases rising in Saskatchewan, the Ministry of Health reports that new cases and serious outcomes from those cases are overwhelmingly among unvaccinated people. Details are here.
  • Aug 3, 2021 – This is the final week for drive-thru and mass immunization clinics. Effective August 8th, the Saskatchewan Health Authority will shift focus to vaccine pop-up clinics. Details are here.
  • July 9, 2021 – All residents 12+ are eligible for first and second dose immunizations, with a minimum of 28 days between doses. This week of the reported COVID-19 cases in Saskatchewan 81% were unvaccinated, and only 1.8% of COVID-19 cases were fully vaccinated. Details are here.
  • June 23, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority has announced that effective June 24 second dose vaccine eligibility changes to a minimum of 28 days between doses. As well, 45,000+appointments are available. Details are here.
  • June 9, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority has announced that effective June 10 second dose vaccine eligibility drops to 55+ years old or anyone immunized on or before April 7. As well, additional appointments have been added to their Patient Booking System. Details are here.
  • June 4, 2021 – The Government of Saskatchewan has announced that second dose immunization eligibility is 65+ years old and individuals who had their first dose on or before March 22. Details are here.
  • May 25, 2021 – The Gov of SK announced that some outdoor sporting activities will be moved up and added to Step One of the Re-Opening Roadmap, set for Sunday, May 30. Details are here.
  • May 19, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announced COVID-19 immunization eligibility for first dose immunizations moves to age 12 and older throughout the province, effective Thursday, May 20, 2021. Details are here.
  • May 18, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announced a school immunization program will begin in June. Also, effective Wednesday, May 19, 2021, vaccine eligibility is 16 and up. Details are here.
  • May 5, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announced that effective May 6, 2021, immunization eligibility moves to age 35 and older, and for residents living in the Northern District remains at 18 and older. More information can be found here. Pharmacy immunization details can be found here. Details on drive-thru and walk-in clinics can be found here
  • April 27, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announced that effective April 28, 2021, immunization eligibility moves to age 42 and older, and for residents living in the Northern District 30 and older. Approximately 10,000 appointments will be added for booked appointments. More information can be found here. Pharmacy immunization details can be found here.
  • April 25, 2021 – The Gov of SK announced that the current Public Health Order has been extended until May 10, 2021 here.
  • April 13, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announces changes to the current health order and expanded vaccine appointment eligibility here.
  • March 24, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announces expanded vaccine appointment eligibility here.
  • March 23, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announces Public Health Order expanded for Regina and area here.
  • March 9, 2021 – The Saskatchewan Health Authority announces amendment to public health order here.
  • February 25, 2021 – The Government of Saskatchewan has announced plans to expand testing options here.
  • February 16, 2021 – Gov of Sk announces extension of COVID-19 Public Health Measures here.
  • January 26, 2021 – Gov of SK announces COVID-19 public health order remains in place here.
  • December 14, 2020 – Gov of SK announces new measures to further reduce transmission risk here.
  • December 9, 2020 – Gov of SK announces COVID-19 vaccine delivery plan here.
  • December 3, 2020 – Gov of SK renews small business emergency payment program here.
  • December 3, 2020 – SHA responds to COVID-19 demands with next phase of surge plan here.
  • November 25, 2020 – Gov of SK announces new COVID-19 restrictions here.
  • November 17, 2020 – Gov of SK announces new public health measures here.
  • November 13, 2020 – Additional restrictions as SHA updates Public Health Order here.
  • September 20, 2020 – SHA issues COVID-19 alert for businesses in Saskatoon, PA & Waskesiu here.
  • July 13, 2020 – Gov of SK announces Universal COVID-19 testing here.
  • June 23, 2020 – Gov of SK announces phase 4, part 2 date of June 29, 2020 here.
  • June 18, 2020 – Gov of SK unveils guidelines for students’ safe return to school in Sept. here.
  • June 16, 2020 – Gov of SK invests $80 million in long term care facilities here.
  • June 11, 2020 – Gov of SK Re-Open Saskatchewan phase 4 update here.
  • June 9, 2020 – Gov of SK announces a return to in-class learning this fall here.
  • June 5, 2020 – Gov of SK temporary commercial eviction protection for business here.
  • June 4, 2020 – Gov of SK additions/changes to Re-Open Saskatchewan Phases 3 & 4 here.
  • June 4, 2020 – Gov of SK expands Temporary Wage Supplement here.
  • May 22, 2020 – Gov of SK launches inactive well program here.
  • May 21, 2020 – Gov of SK targets June 8th for Re-Open Saskatchewan plan Phase 3 here.
  • May 15, 2020 – Gov of SK Temporary Wage Supplement applications open here.
  • May 14, 2020 – Gov of SK Re-Open Saskatchewan plan Phase 2 here.
  • May 14, 2020 – Gov of SK supports for Livestock Producers here.
  • May 13, 2020 – Gov of SK $300 million highways stimulus package here.
  • May 8, 2020 – Gov of SK extends Small Business Emergency Payment Program through May here.
  • May 7, 2020 – Gov of SK suspends in-class learning until at least September here.
  • May 7, 2020 – Gov of SK fast-tracks revenue sharing to municipalities here.
  • May 6, 2020 – Gov of SK invests $7.5 billion for economic recovery from COVID-19 here.
  • April 30, 2020 – Gov of SK extends childcare services with Re-Open Saskatchewan plan.
  • April 30, 2020 – Gov of SK supports and further travel restrictions in the north here.
  • April 30, 3030 – Gov of SK temporary wage supplement here.
  • April 23, 2020 – Gov of SK Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan here.
  • April 14, 2020 – Gov of SK strengthens screening and masking requirements here.
  • April 14, 2020 – Gov of SK supports for Saskatchewan oil industry here.
  • April 9, 2020 – Gov of SK emergency aid for small business here.
  • April 9, 2020 – Gov of SK emergency aid for post secondary students here.
  • April 1, 2020 – Gov of SK mental health supports here.
  • March 31, 2020 – Gov of SK social services COVID-19 pandemic response here.
  • March 26, 2020 – Gov of SK announces eviction suspension due to COVID-19 here.
  • March 25, 2020 – Gov of SK clarifies restrictions for businesses, public gatherings, and launches new toll-free number for general COVID-19 inquiries here.
  • March 23, 2020 – Gov of SK announces Business Response Team here.
  • March 20, 2020 – Gov of SK announces strict COVID-19 rules.
  • March 18, 2020 – Gov of SK declares State of Emergency.  Details here.
  • March 14, 2020 – Saskatchewan Health Authority COVID-19 update.

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

  • Gov of Canada COVID-19 page here..
  • Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine here
  • November 19, 2021 – Health Canada authorizes use of Pfizer in children 5 to 11 years old here
  • December 7, 2020 – Gov of Canada to receive Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine here.
  • December 4, 2020 – Gov of Canada expands emergency business account loans here.
  • November 24, 2020 – Gov of Canada extends COVID-19 emergency supports. A complete list is here.
  • August 25, 2020 – Gov of Canada provides Indigenous wellness supports here.
  • August 20, 2020 – Gov of Canada extends CERB payments here.
  • August 17, 2020 – Gov of Canada e-course, Pandemic Planning: Reopening for business here.
  • July 31, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces COVID-19 mobile app here.
  • June 25, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) here.
  • June 16, 2020 – Gov of Canada extends CERB by 8 weeks, here.
  • June 12, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces mandatory temperature screening for air travellers here.
  • June 9, 2020 – Gov of Canada web hub for PPE supplies here.
  • June 9, 2020 – Gov of Canada 2nd call for Local Food Infrastructure proposals here.
  • June 1, 2020 – Gov of Canada injects $2.2 billion in infrastructure supports for municipalities here.
  • June 1, 2020 – Gov of Canada funding for social & economic inclusion of persons with disabilities here.
  • May 29, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces further support for Indigenous communities here.
  • May 26, 2020 – Gov of Canada enhances Youth Employment and Skills Program (YESP) here.
  • May 22, 2020 – Gov of Canada ‘Find financial help during COVID-19’ tool here.
  • May 16, 2020 – Gov of Canada support for Community Organizations here.
  • May 16, 2020 – Gov of Canada support for Women’s Shelters here.
  • May 16, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces additional support for women entrepreneurs here.
  • May 15, 2020 – Gov of Canada extends Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through August here.
  • May 15, 2020 – Gov of Canada benefits payments continue through September 2020 here.
  • May 14, 2020 – Gov of Canada Agriculture and Food Business Solution Fund here.
  • May 14, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces support for fish harvesters here.
  • May 13 2020 – Gov of Canada details Regional Relief & Recovery Fund here.
  • May 12, 2020 – Gov of Canada additional supports for seniors here.
  • May 11, 2020 – Gov of Canada establishes Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) here.
  • May 8, 2020 – Gov of Canada supports for Heritage, Culture and Sport here. Background here.
  • May 8, 2020 – Gov of Canada Industry Strategy Council here.
  • May 7, 2020 – Gov of Canada boosts wages for essential workers here.
  • May 5, 2020 – Gov of Canada support for farmers, food business and food supply here.
  • April 27, 2020 – Gov of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) application here.
  • April 24, 2020 – Gov of Canada increases interim AgriStability payments for SK here.
  • April 23, 2020 – Gov of Canada Regional Relief & Recovery Fund here.
  • April 22, 2020 – Gov of Canada supports for students and recent graduates backgrounder.
  • April 17, 2020 – Gov of Canada extended supports to protect Canadian jobs here.
  • April 16, 2020 – Gov of Canada COVID-19 guidance for high-risk & essential workplaces here.
  • April 15, 2020 – Gov of Canada expands COVID-19 Emergency Response Benefits here.
  • April 15, 2020 – Gov of Canada connects to mental health supports here.
  • April 14, 2020 – Gov of Canada facilitates enforcement of Quarantine Act here.
  • April 8, 2020 – Gov of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy flexibility here.
  • April 1, 2020 – Gov of Canada Emergency Response benefit launch April 6th here.
  • April 1, 2020 – Gov of Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy here. Background information here.
  • March 25, 2020 – Gov of Canada announces Emergency Response Benefits here.
  • March 18, 2020 – Gov of Canada update on COVID-19 here.
  • March 15, 2020 – Update from Public Health Agency on COVID-19 here.

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