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Sask. pulls vaccine QR code after potential information glitches reported

Sask. pulls vaccine QR code after potential information glitches reported

The newly released QR codes on Sask. vaccine records are already being pulled from use, after a scanned code displayed information other than the certificate holder's.
Sask. doubles first doses in first week following proof of vaccination announcements

Sask. doubles first doses in first week following proof of vaccination announcements

First doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have spiked in the province, as residents head to clinics ahead of the incoming proof of vaccination requirement.
Sask. opposition calling for military support as ICUs near COVID capacity

Sask. opposition calling for military support as ICUs near COVID capacity

Sask. opposition are calling for action from the provincial government to deploy federal resources to help quell the fourth wave of COVID-19 in the province.
Sask. schools now included in mask mandate, cases in youth reportedly high

Sask. schools now included in mask mandate, cases in youth reportedly high

Public health is urging eligible residents to get vaccinated to protect children under 11, who are still not able to be immunized against COVID-19.
Maxime Bernier's PPC rally may be investigated for public health violations

Maxime Bernier's PPC rally may be investigated for public health violations

Maxime Bernier lost his seat and may be in trouble with SPS to boot
Sask. eHealth suspending PIN code verification for easier access to vaccine passports

Sask. eHealth suspending PIN code verification for easier access to vaccine passports

Public health has removed the time-consuming PIN verification process from eHealth accounts to help Sask. residents get to their vaccine passports more easily.
Sask. launches QR code for vaccine record access, companion app still on the way

Sask. launches QR code for vaccine record access, companion app still on the way

Sask. residents now have access to their COVID vaccine records via a QR code, but businesses will wait a little longer for the partnered app to scan them.
Saskatchewan COVID-19 surge plan will move staff and patients according to need

Saskatchewan COVID-19 surge plan will move staff and patients according to need

“The pressure on our hospitals is a direct result of the ongoing pandemic of the unvaccinated.” - SHA CEO Scott Livingstone
USask community reaches 91 per cent full-vaccination status

USask community reaches 91 per cent full-vaccination status

The university is also now requiring masks be worn at any outdoor on-campus gathering of more than 20 people, including Huskies games
Saskatoon's COVID health measures in line with the province

Saskatoon's COVID health measures in line with the province

COVID health protocols are back, and rapid testing is due to start