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The flu is here

Date: 2009-10-22

Cases of influenza-like illness, lab-confirmed pandemic influenza (H1N1) and seasonal influenza have appeared in communities in Sun Country Health Region (SCHR) during the week of Oct. 22.  This i... >>> Full Story

Sun Country Health Region hosts Patient Safety Conference

Date: 2009-10-08

Sun Country Health Region hosted its third annual Patient Safety Conference this week in Weyburn. Over 250 staff members from every corner of the southeast attended. "This is becoming a very importa... >>> Full Story

Seasonal influenza vaccination begins for seniors

Date: 2009-10-06

Seasonal influenza immunization clinics for adults aged 65 years of age and older will begin in Sun Country Health Region (SCHR) on Tuesday October 13. The seasonal influenza vaccine will protect seni... >>> Full Story

Falls reduction pilot was successful

Date: 2009-10-01

A pilot project to reduce falls among the residents of long term care centres at the Tatagwa View Long Term Care Centre in Weyburn was so successful it will be rolled out to all other long term care c... >>> Full Story

Public education campaign

Date: 2009-08-28

Sun Country Health Region is embarking on an education campaign to assist residents to use the emergency departments of local health centres and hospitals appropriately. An advertising campaign includ... >>> Full Story

Preparing for H1N1 Influenza

Date: 2009-08-26

Sun Country Health Region (SCHR) has been preparing all summer to respond to the impact expected from H1N1 influenza this fall and winter. “The World Health Organization raised the influenza p... >>> Full Story

Annual Report released

Date: 2009-08-26

Sun Country Health Region (SCHR) has released the 2008-09 annual report outlining its accomplishments over the past year. The report has been tabled in the Saskatchewan legislature by the Ministry o... >>> Full Story

West Nile virus infected mosquitoes identified in Sun Country Health Region

Date: 2009-07-28

Sun Country’s Medical Health Officer, Dr. Shauna Hudson wants to notify Sun Country Health Region residents that this risk of West Nile virus is increasing. This past week, some of the mosquito... >>> Full Story

Culex tarsalis mosquites found

Date: 2009-07-09

It's time to start taking precautions to reduce infection from West Nile Virus, says Dr. Shauna Hudson, Sun Country Health Region's Medical Health Officer.The Culex tarsalis mosquitoes that ca... >>> Full Story

Work on three new health care facilities

Date: 2009-06-26

Sun Country Health Region is moving quickly to complete the planning and design work needed to allow construction to begin on three new health care facilities in the Region. The facilities, in Redvers... >>> Full Story

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