Town of Shaunavon
Updated May 15, 2020
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
COVID19 COMMUNITY UPDATES: View
This working document provides information on essential services, adjusted business hours & services, links to online entertainment for the family, and resources for businesses.
**If you notice something that needs to be updated or corrected, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
May 6, 2020
• An Update from Shaunavon's RCMP View
• Branding / Processing Time // COVID-19 Information and Tips for Canadian Beef Operations View
May 4, 2020
Town of Shaunavon Reschedules Free Garbage Transfer Weekend View
April 23, 2020
Province Announces Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan View
• Re-Open Saskatchewan - A Plan to re-open the provincial economy: View
April 17, 2020
Shaunavon Designated as COVID-19 Hospital as part of SHA's "Health System Readiness for COVID-19" Plan. What does this mean for Shaunavon? View
April 9, 2020
For any non-health related inquiries related to COVID-19, please call toll-free 1-855-559-5502.
To report situations where an individual or business is suspected of being in noncompliance with Public Health Order, please first review the Government of Saskatchewan's Current Public Health Orders: https://bit.ly/2JSSODq
To report situations where an individual or business is suspected of being in non-compliance, please use the Non-Compliance Reporting Form -https://bit.ly/2K4bVKR
April 8, 2020: NEWS RELEASE
SHA Releases Next Phase Of COVID-19 Response Plan
April 1, 2020: News Releases
Self-Isolation Information Sheet
Mandatory Isolation Means Stay Home.
March 26, 2020: News Releases
A Message From Mayor Grant Greenslade and Shaunavon Town Council _ March 26
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan is limiting the size of public and private gatherings to a maximum of ten people. Additionally, clarity is being provided to Saskatchewan businesses surrounding the operations of allowable business services, in consultation with the Chief Medical Health Officer. A list of critical public services and allowable business services has been created to inform the business community of which businesses can continue to operate in accordance with social distancing practices. All changes are effective March 26, 2020.
March 20, 2020: News Releases
A message from Mayor Grant Greenslade and Shaunavon Town Council
Shaunavon RCMP COVID-19 Update
The Town of Shaunavon would like to advise citizens that, in order to prevent the spread of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to protect residents and staff, it is taking the following precautions:
All Town operated recreation / leisure facilities will be closed to the public until further notice, effective immediately. This applies to:
• Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre
• Chinook Regional Library - Shaunavon Branch
• Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre - Take a detour downtown Shaunavon on the Grand Coteau’s new crazy, fun sidewalk adventure! The team is working on some great (virtual) summer programming, so give them a follow on facebook to stay in the know!
Town Hall will continue to operate; however, will be open to the public by appointment only.
If you would like to book an appointment, call: 306.297.2605 or email email@example.com
If you need to deliver something to Town Hall, we ask that you please use one of the following methods:
1. Drop box in the back of Town Hall (We will be checking it frequently)
2. Mail to: Town of Shaunavon / Box 820 / Shaunavon, SK / S0N 2M0
3. E-transfer outstanding payments to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Town of Shaunavon's essential services will remain fully operational to the best of our ability.
The Town of Shaunavon has decided as a measure of assisting its residents and businesses that they have extended the 4% discount on early payment of 2020 tax levy until September 30, 2020. Additionally, the Town will be waiving all Tax Penalties on payments made on the 2020 Tax Levy from October through to December 31st.
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A reminder to everyone that testing for COVID-19 is available in Saskatchewan by referral only and NOT for walk-in testing.
It is also VERY important that you do not book an appointment with a physician at Shaunavon Hospital if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
What do you do if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?
1. Use the Self-Assessment Tool available here: https://bit.ly/3alk3BX
2. Call 8-1-1 if advised to by the Self Assessment Tool
3. Follow all instructions provided to you by 8-1-1
Please be aware that Shaunavon Hospital is NOT a testing facility. This means you need a referral from 8-1-1 to a testing facility in SW Saskatchewan.
If it is an EMERGENCY, and you are experience symptoms of COVID-19 that are causing you extreme difficulty breathing, please follow the pylons to the North Entrance. All respiratory issues including Covid-19 - use the back North entrance with the ambulance sign.
When should you go to Shaunavon Hospital?
1. If you have an appointment, or a requisition for lab work
2. If you are experiencing an acute injury
There is signage prominently displayed at the front entrance of Shaunavon Hospital. Please read and understand this information prior to entering.
The safety measures the hospital has enforced are for your and their staff’s safety. We ask that you please respect these rules so ensure they are not overwhelmed or put at risk during this time.
For more information on COVID testing, please visit: https://bit.ly/3cgv8Fd
COVID-19 INFORMATION & PUBLIC SERVICES
• Government of Saskatchewan's COVID-19 Updates
• 811 – Healthline
Like most respiratory illnesses, most people with common coronavirus illness will recover on their own. There is no specific treatment for disease caused by a novel coronavirus. However, many of the symptoms can and should be treated. If symptoms feel worse than a standard cold, call HealthLine at 811. If HealthLine 811 recommends you seek acute care, they will provide instruction to call ahead.
• Self-Assessment Tool
Use this self-assessment tool to determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19. You can complete this assessment for yourself or on behalf of someone else, if they are not able. Please note: You do not need to be tested for COVID-19 if in the past 14 days you have not traveled outside Canada or had contact with someone diagnosed as having COVID-19.
• Canadian Mental Health Association - Call 1-800-461-5483
• 211 Saskatchewan
This is a free, confidential, 24/7 service that connects individuals to human services in the province by telephone, text or web chat, plus a searchable website with over 5,000 listings of social, community, non-clinical health, and government services across the province.