COVID-19 Resources for Seniors

Updates

According to the Province, acceptable forms of proof of full vaccination are:

-Wallet cards received at time of immunization. Those that do not have their wallet card can call public health office Saskatoon area 306-655-4620
-A printed copy of your MySaskHealthRecord vaccine certificate (with or without a QR code) or a ‘screenshot’ of your vaccine certificate (with or without a QR code) saved to your device
-A printed copy of your MySaskHealthRecord vaccine certificate (with or without a QR code) or a ‘screenshot’ of your vaccine certificate (with or without a QR code) saved to your device
-An earlier version of your MySaskHealthRecord COVID-19 vaccine certificate
-A COVID-19 vaccine printout from Saskatchewan Health Authority Public Health
-A QR code/MySaskHealthRecord vaccine certificate uploaded to SK Vax Wallet app which will be available free from Google Play or Apple App stores
-Official proof of vaccine documents from other provinces may be considered

Where to get vaccine certificates/proof of full vaccinations

If you have a phone, computer/printer:
You can access your vaccine certificate online at MySaskHealthRecord or create a new account, visit MySaskHealthRecord. Once an account is created, you may access your COVID-19 vaccination records along with other information. Your certificate may be downloaded and printed. You may also get a QR code [digital barcode] from your MySaskHealth Record account.

For those that do not have a phone, computer or printer, the Ministry of Health has advised of other options including:
– Wallet card received at time of immunization or earlier version of MySaskHealthRecord COVID-19 certificate
– COVID-19 vaccine printout from Saskatchewan Health Authority Public Health. Call public health office Saskatoon area 306-655-4620 or if you need a COVID-19 vaccination record only complete the request form, fax to 306.655.4711 or email to phsrecordonline@saskatoonhealthregion.ca. There is a $20 fee to process requests.
More information

View the Government of Saskatchewan informational videos on how to access vaccine certificates:
Mobile: https://youtu.be/CTAeJJUIUn8 | Desktop: https://youtu.be/0GCS4EICK7o

Proof of full vaccination or negative test results for public access required starting October 1, 2021

COVID-19 Update Proof of vaccination or negative test requirements

Testing Information – Where to get tested

Public Health Order – Mandatory Isolation and Face Covering

Government Resources: COVID-19

Community Directories

Face Masks

Fitness 

Grocery and Food Delivery in Saskatoon
  • CHEP Good Food Delivery
    CHEP’s food access programs provide home delivery. Delivery is FREE! Saskatoon only. To order, message us, call 306-655-4575 or email marketsoutreach@chep.org
  • CHEP New Horizons Delivery for Seniors
    CHEP Good Food is designated Food Security Lead for Seniors by United Way of Saskatoon & Area as part of the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. Through this program, we are able to deliver ‘good food’ to Seniors FREE OF CHARGE. 

1. By phone (306-655-4575), or
2. Use the online order form. New Horizons for Seniors Order Form. The link can also be found on CHEP.org by scrolling down through Good Food Delivery.

  • Salvation Army – Grocery and Pharmacy Delivery
    Please email us at covid19response@salvationarmysaskatoon.org or phone (306) 477-2363 and inform the operator you are in need of assistance.
  • Services for Seniors – Phone 306-668-2762

Grocery Stores that deliver


Health Services

  • Lumeca
    A Saskatchewan based app that gives Saskatchewan residents free, confidential access to health care professionals through their mobile devices
  • Self-Assessment Tool: COVID-19 – Government of Saskatchewan

Mental Health Resources


Pets


Pharmacies

  • YXE City Cabs Free Prescription Pick-Up for seniors: (306) 444-3333
  • Medicine Shoppe [any location] – Free prescription delivery
    https://www.medicineshoppe.ca/ 
  • Earl’s Pharmacy – Free prescription delivery 306-244-1531
  • London Drugs – a program to help seniors who may be isolated and in need of medications.  Caregivers and family members can email SupportSeniors@LondonDrugs.com 
  • Shoppers Drug Mart – Fee delivery of medications to your home and help answer your questions via phone. Phone local store[s] for details.

Shopping


Support Services 

  • Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan: Phone/email support to people with dementia, family, friends 306-683-6322; Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141
    email helpline@alzheimer.sk.ca
  • Family Service Saskatoon –Phone counselling
    Phone counselling will be offered during our regular office hours – Monday – Friday,  9am – 5pm. Call (306) 244-0127 within those times for more information.
  • Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations [FSIN] 1-877-626-6448 covid@fsin.com
  • Saskatoon Food Bank – 306-664-6565 Emergency Food Hampers
  • Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service – Emergency service (306) 933-6200
  • Sage Seniors’ Resources – home health and mobility needs
    Phone: 306-955-7243 Email: sageteam@sasktel.net
  • Saskatoon Council on Aging: Telephone Visit Program – SCOA will match you with a friendly volunteer to chat over the phone.  To register phone 306.652.2255
    Funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program, in partnership with United Way of Saskatoon and area. 

Technology

  • Bolt Mobile – Operation Lifeline 
    Old phones are being refurbished and sanitized and then donated to people without phones who are isolated in seniors’ homes and hospitals. Currently available to hospitals and care homes only. Donations accepted. If your hospital or care home facility is interested in receiving donated devices, please contact us today by calling 306-668-4653. 
COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Saskatchewan Health Authority
COVID-19 Vaccine Information: Saskatchewan Health Authority

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