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Domestic animal contracts rabies in rural southern Saskatchewan

26-Jan-2018:  Regina and Weyburn Public Health have been notified that a Regina dog contracted rabies after an extended stay in a rural area near Weyburn.

Regina EMS, ER and surgery patients rise due to icy conditions

10-Jan-2018:  Residents are urged to take care outdoors, as Regina’s health care facilities are seeing increased injuries requiring treatment due to icy weather conditions.

Improved Patient Services On The Way With New Regina And Saskatoon Community Laboratory Contract

14-Dec-2017:  Patients in Regina and Saskatoon will have access to enhanced laboratory services beginning April 1.

Co-Ordinated Team Approach Catches On in Saskatchewan Hospitals

12-Dec-2017:  More Accountable Care Units are Serving Patients in Regina and Saskatoon

Legislation Proclaimed To Launch Saskatchewan Health Authority

04-Dec-2017:  Today, the Saskatchewan Health Authority officially launched, with the proclamation of The Provincial Health Authority Act.

Saskatchewan Health Authority board holds first meeting

4-Dec-2017:  The 10 member Saskatchewan Health Authority board of directors is holding their first meeting today.

Animal Bite Investigations Trending to Exceed 700 in 2017

28-Sep-2017:  The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) investigated 675 potential rabies exposures in 2016 with 66% (or 455) of those being dog bites. Last year 55 people received the rabies vaccine post exposure, 10 of which were due to dog bite exposures. Dog bites accounted for 76% of all the reported animal bites in children aged 12 and under, however the chance of contracting rabies is very low.

More than 50 Procedures Postponed or Moved From the Pasqua Hospital Thursday Due to Water Damage From a Burst Pipe

21-Sep-2017:  More than 50 procedures at Pasqua Hospital have been postponed or moved to the Regina General Hospital Thursday due to a water pipe bursting on the Gastro Intestinal (G.I.) Unit late Wednesday evening.

Temporary Changes to Wolseley and Grenfell Health Care Services beginning Sept. 1, 2017

28-Aug-2017:  Residents should be aware of the following changes to health care services, which will be in place beginning September 1, 2017

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