Regina’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mass Clinic and Drive-Thru Testing Moving to Old Costco Building
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is alerting the public that access to the COVID-19 vaccine mass clinic and drive-thru testing will be moving from Evraz Place to the old Costco Building, directly east of the Victoria Square Mall on East Victoria Ave. Dates are as follows:
- Friday, November 5 – Last day at Evraz Place for drive-thru testing
- Saturday, November 6 – Drive-thru testing opens at old Costco building (enter though E Star Light Street)
Vaccine Mass Clinic
- Thursday, November 11 – Last day at Evraz Place for COVID-19 vaccine mass clinic
- Monday, November 15 – COVID-19 vaccine mass clinic opens at old Costco building (enter through main entrance)
- Note: For a list of walk-in clinics from November 12-14 for both COVID-19 and flu vaccines during the move transition, please visit https://www.saskhealthauthority.ca/your-health/conditions-diseases-services/all-z/vaccine-clinics
To view the new mass clinic hours, please visit the SHA website.
Anyone being vaccinated or tested will be required to:
- Bring a valid Saskatchewan Health Card for everyone being tested or vaccinated. If you do not have a Saskatchewan Health Card, please instead bring another form of identification like a Health Card from another province, drivers’ license or passport. To respect patient privacy and safety, we ask that families only bring people within their immediate family or family bubble.
- Wear a mask during the patient registration process. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you.
The SHA is currently not providing testing for those individuals who are asymptomatic or require proof of a negative test. Individuals requiring a negative test result have several private options on the market that will provide a rapid antigen test or a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for a fee. For a current list of locations and labs offering testing services, please visit: https://saskatchewan.ca/covid19-testing
The SHA would like to thank Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) for their partnership and support, which has allowed thousands of individuals to be tested and vaccinated at Evraz Place throughout the pandemic.
All members of the public are reminded of the following:
- COVID-19 is transmitted through coughing and sneezing (aerosol and droplet transmission), and by touching surfaces with the virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes before washing your hands.
- Memorize and recognize the symptoms: fever, cough, headache, muscle and/or joint aches and pains, sore throat, chills, runny nose, nasal congestion, conjunctivitis, dizziness, fatigue, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite (difficulty feeding for children), loss of sense of taste or smell, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing. Stay home if you have symptoms and monitor yourself.
- Get tested: If you are symptomatic, a close contact of a confirmed case or determined to be at-risk, call HealthLine HealthLine 811 or your physician for a referral or visit your local drive-thru testing site.
- Get vaccinated: At this time, the risk of contracting COVID-19 is not determined by age but by immunization status. The data is clear that the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones and your community from serious illness and death is to be fully immunized.
- Care for yourself and others: Anyone at any age can contract COVID-19. Be kind to each other and to health-care workers.
- Download the COVID-19 Alert app: The Health Canada COVID Alert app is available to all Saskatchewan residents at no cost in the Apple and Google Play app store. The app is another tool available to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 by letting people know of possible exposures without sharing any personal information. For more information, visit the COVID-19 Apps webpage.
Protect Yourself Today!
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is strongly encouraging all Saskatchewan residents 12 years of age and older to be immunized with both doses. COVID -19 variants are continuing to develop and spread, and are more transmissible than the initial COVID-19 virus. Vaccines are proving to be effective in protecting individuals from serious illness against these variants, and high vaccination rates in our province will help curb the spread.
Visit a participating pharmacy in your neighborhood or one of our pop-up clinics to be immunized.