It was 1937. The highly contagious polio disease was making a second wave across Canada, spreading with it panic and fear. In this two-part story, read how polio affected one woman’s life and how vaccines help to prevent serious illness... Part 1 | Part 2
Saskatoon Health Region continues to offer free influenza immunization to everyone six months of age and older. Contact a public health office to arrange an immunization appointment. Visit www.4flu.ca for more information about influenza.
Thanks to the people in Saskatoon Health Region who have been immunized against influenza.
Good hand hygiene and cough/sneeze etiquette helps prevent illness
Saskatoon Health Region encourages you to keep your hands clean to help prevent the spread of illness, including influenza. And using proper cough and sneeze etiquette (into your sleeve or into a tissue followed by hand washing) will help reduce the spread of illness as well.
Saskatoon Health Region has been accredited by Accreditation Canada. The Region successfully met 96.4 per cent of the applicable criteria and was recognized for five leading practices. The Region also met 100 per cent of priority processes in several areas including ethics, integrated quality management, human capital, community health services and emergency medical services... read the report
Please use the emergency department appropriately
Emergency departments are the most expensive form of health care but also provide the best care for patients in an emergency situation.
Saskatchewan residents can now dial 811 for HealthLine, a confidential, 24-hour health information and support telephone line, staffed by Registered Nurses, Registered Psychiatric Nurses and Social Workers. The professionals who work at HealthLine are experienced and specially trained to help you make decisions about your health care options... read more
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Saskatoon Health Region team is committed to providing you with the best possible care experience and making you an important member of your health care team. If you have concerns or questions about your or your loved one’s care experience, or if you need help navigating through the many services offered in the Region, please contact Client Representative Services.