The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) wants to ensure general practitioners, clinics and emergency departments are not overwhelmed by people with escalating COVID-19 symptoms.
To meet this goal, the SHA is opening a new primary care assessment site in Regina to provide intermediate care, assessment and treatment of people with symptoms that have progressively worsened over consecutive days and are consistent with COVID-19. The Regina COVID Assessment and Treatment Site will also serve patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have symptoms coupled with chronic diseases.
The site opens today.
In order to best serve the public, access to the facility is by appointment only. All patients require a referral to the assessment site. Patients can be referred by:
Other assessment sites will be established across the province as the need arises. Call HealthLine 811 for information on a COVID testing site near you.
If you are concerned you have COVID-19-like symptoms that seem to be getting worse, please take the self-assessment test on Saskatchewan.ca/COVID-19, speak with a health care provider or call HealthLine 811. Common signs of COVID-19 include: respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.