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COVID-19 testing: A child’s perspective
August 28, 2020
Taking a sick child in for a COVID-19 test can be stressful. The fear of the unknown to a child, and their parents, can create anxiety, especially if the child has symptoms that could be related to COVID-19.
Tales from deployment: Lori Anderson, Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse
June 09, 2020
Lori Anderson traded wide open prairie for the forests of the north as she was redeployed to La Loche to help with contact tracing during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tales from Deployment: Sheri Warkentin, Registered Nurse
June 02, 2020
Sheri Warkentin’s world has been extremely busy since arriving in LaRonge on May 1, deployed as a Public Health Nurse to help with COVID-19 work in Saskatchewan’s north. The
When is a negative COVID-19 test not negative?
June 02, 2020
False negative results for COVID-19 may occasionally occur if the amount of virus, or viral load, in the person being tested is low.
Making your new year’s resolution stick
January 09, 2020
Use these tips from the Public Health Nutritionists of Saskatchewan to turn your resolutions into long-term results this year.
Spooked about sugar?
October 30, 2019
Here are some tips to keep you (and your kids) happy this Halloween!
Prince Albert bar owners and staff supported with Naloxone training
October 22, 2019
As part of an effort to address opioid overdoes, the SHA and AIDS Saskatoon have teamed up to provide Naloxone kits to management and staff of bars and lounges in Prince Albert.
Do you know if you have hepatitis?
July 28, 2019
Unless you get tested, you may not know if you have any form of hepatitis.
Protect yourself from the sun this summer
July 23, 2019
When it’s this hot, it’s easy to get caught up having fun outside and forget to take precautions to keep your body cool and your skin safe, but the SHA urges everyone to be mindful of the sun and the heat this summer.
The bug stops here: Kids help in fight against antibiotic resistance
June 06, 2019
Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs were formed across the province to promote the optimal use of antimicrobials among both our health care professionals and the public and to support health care professionals.
Did you know that vaccinations have a schedule?
April 18, 2019
It’s true! Immunizations for children have a detailed schedule that is easy to follow. All immunizations should be administered according to this schedule for them to be the most effective.
Did you know: Adults need vaccines, too
January 31, 2019
Children start a vaccination schedule at two months of age, but did you know adults need vaccinations, too?
Gift bag supports early childhood development
December 20, 2018
Community support is a key for a program that encourages reading and provides other health tips and resources for young children in northeast Saskatchewan.
Celebrating Immunization Awareness Week
April 26, 2018
Immunity is your best defense against disease.
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