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Important Public Health Notice: Pertussis Outbreak Continues

Pertussis (whooping cough) outbreak continues for the Moose Jaw area. Pertussis in young children can cause very serious illness or death. Read here what you can do to for prevention. Contact your local public health office at 306-691-1500 if you are not immunized or are unsure when you last received the pertussis vaccine.

 

2017 is Health Card Renewal Year

Renewal packages will be mailed out to all Saskatchewan residents with coverage in September. Once your package arrives, please ensure that you update your with your new sticker. To update your mailing address and to learn more, please click here.

Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) School Immunizations

The HPV vaccine is now offered for free to both Grade 6 boys and girls in Saskatchewan. It protects against cancers caused by HPV. Don’t wait. Get your children vaccinated.

 

Make sure all your children’s vaccinations are up-to-date. That’s the best protection against infectious diseases like measles, mumps, whooping cough or chicken pox. Some can spread quickly in schools or sport settings, and can be very serious or even deadly.

 

Free childhood immunizations are available for all infants and school-age children in Saskatchewan. For more information visit www.saskatchewan.ca/immunize, call your local public health office or call HealthLine 811.

 

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.