The current public health orders in Saskatchewan including Lloydminster are being extended to February 28th. This follows the two month extension that was added November 25th last year and dates back to September 16th.
Officials are reminding that the orders require mandatory masking in all indoor public spaces including schools. Mandatory self-isolation is required for all COVID cases, as well as non or partially vaccinated close contacts who are symptom-free.
The duration of self-isolation depends on vaccination status and symptoms.
Proof of vaccination or negative test requirements are in place for public access to a list of establishments, businesses and event venues.
More information can be found on the government’s website.
The public health orders will be reassessed at the end of February.
Health officials are also noting the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in every zone of the province. They are encouraging first, second and booster immunization to limit serious illness outcomes from the virus. They add with over 43,000 vaccine appointments available residents can book online.
Vaccine and related booster dose information can be found on the SHA website.