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Covid 19 Resources

For the latest public health and information and directives from government, please visit these resources:

  • Government of Canada: Information regarding outbreak updates; prevention and risks; symptoms and treatments; awareness resources; preparedness and travel advice; and guidance for health professionals, communities and individuals. It also provides a pop-up COVID-19 virtual assistant.
  • Province of Saskatchewan: A gateway to the Government of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 updates, resources and supports.
  • World Health Organization
  • 811:  The recommended self-assessment tool to use before calling 811 and a source for trustworthy health information.
  • If you are looking for more information on COVID-19, please call the Government of Canada’s novel coronavirus information line: 1-833-784-4397.

Employment and benefits services

  • Government of Canada: information and online applications forms for Employment Insurance, Pensions and Benefits.
  • Canada Revenue Agency: information about emergency benefits programs and how COVID 19 is effecting income tax filing deadlines.You can apply for the CERB with CRA online or by phone. Phone: 1-800-959-2019 or 1-800-959-2041

Support for small businesses

Emergency Support Program For Saskatchewan Small Businesses: Saskatchewan small businesses will receive additional provincial support to help deal with current COVID-19 challenges through the new Saskatchewan Small Business Emergency Payment (SSBEP).

Mental Health

Living through the COVID-19 pandemic can cause anxiety and worry in all of us. Whether you’re coping with the loneliness of self-isolation, concerned about the health of your loved ones or worried about what the future may hold, there are mental health supports available to help you through this difficult time.

  • HealthLine 811 mental health and addictions service continues to be available, providing 24/7 crisis support, advice to help manage a caller’s situation, information and connection to community resources.

  • Kids Help Phone offers professional counselling, information and referrals. You can phone, text or chat online. It’s confidential, free and available 24/7.

  • Mobile Crisis centres are located across Saskatchewan and operate 24/7.

The Canadian Mental Health Association, Saskatchewan Division has set up phone lines to support those who may be struggling in these changing times:

  • Provincial Line: 306-421-1871

  • Provincial Youth Line: 306-730-5900

  • North Battleford: 306-441-5746

Beware of scams and misinformation

  • The World Health Organization has a dedicated page listing potential scams seeking to steal money or sensitive information from people. Improve your cyber security by reading the WHO’s information and tips.
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