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Blue-Green Algae Bloom Advisory

The recent warm temperatures may result in the quick formation of algae blooms (cyanobacteria). The Water Security Agency is advising the public to avoid contact and consumption of any surface water where algae blooms are occuring. Read here the full Advisory and review the fact sheet.

Forest Fire Smoke and Your Health

Persons with respiratory or heart conditions can experience worsened symptoms during minor and severe smoke events. During severe smoke events even healthy individuals can be affected and may experience irritation of the eyes, throat and possibly shortness of breath. Learn more here.

Residents Encouraged to Update Their Address to Maintain Health Coverage

Health cards are being renewed this fall. Packages will be out in September. To ensure packages are received before health cards expire, any resident with a change of address or family composition within the last three years are asked to update that information with eHealth Saskatchewan. Click here for full details.

Pertussis Outbreak Continues

Pertussis (whooping cough) outbreak continues for the City of Moose Jaw. Pertussis is a potentially serious and highly contagious infection of the lungs and throat. If unsure of your or your family memberís immunization status, contact your local public health office at 306-691-1500.

Pertussis Fact Sheet

Transforming the Provincial Health System

Weekly updates will be posted on the Government's progress on transitioning from 12 Regional Health Authorities to a single Provincial Health Authority. Click here to read current and past updates.