City of Saskatoon administration is outlining how the city is preparing for potential staffing issues due to the Omicron COVID-19 variant in a report headed to the Governance and Priorities Committee on Monday.
Northern residents are being advised to avoid all non-essential travel out of the Northern Saskatchewan Administrative District until the end of February to slow the spread of the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saskatoon pediatrician Dr. Ayisha Kurji is encouraging families to get their children vaccinated, saying after an initial spike when the shots became available, the rate of pediatric vaccines in the province has plateaued.
Saskatoon Transit continues to experience delays or cancellations because of cold temperatures affecting buses and lack of spare parts or delays in the shipment of parts due to the Omicron variant, according to a news release.
Adults with moderate to major symptoms of depression appear more likely to support false statements about COVID-19 vaccines and those who believe the misinformation have a higher probability of not being vaccinated, a new Harvard University-led study suggests.