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Vaccination prevents spread of measles

The Ministry of Health is strongly encouraging Saskatchewan residents to ensure their measles immunizations are up-to-date.

There are currently no confirmed cases of measles in Saskatchewan; however, vaccinations are key to staying healthy and preventing the spread of the disease. Continue reading “Vaccination prevents spread of measles”

Mental health help is as close as your phone

Calling 811 (Saskatchewan Health line) or 211 (a free confidential information and referral system) can connect you to counsellors

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for some people, it’s also the most stressful.

“We often see a bit of an increase in our work load in December,” said Tracy Muggli, Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) Mental Health and Addictions Services Director for the Saskatoon area. “Sometimes bad things happen at Christmas time.” Continue reading “Mental health help is as close as your phone”