HealthLine is a great resource to access by calling 811, or 1-877-800-0002. When you call 811, a licensed healthcare professional will give you options and information to help you with health or mental health and addictions-related questions or concerns. You will be able to discuss your concerns in a safe, caring, and confidential manner.
Family Pandemic Manual: A copy of the pandemic manuals that were delivered to residents in April is available here.
Community Survey Results: The results of the COVID-19 Community Impact survey conducted early April are available here.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority is limiting in-person appointments for non-emergent concerns, including mental health and addictions services. Staff are providing services through telephone and other online methods.
If someone has a concern, in Meadow Lake they can contact the Mental Health outpatient services at 306-236-1580. Individuals can also access services for urgent/emergent issue at an Emergency Department. The intake number is also posted on the door at the Mental Health office in Meadow Lake.
Mental Health staff in Meadow Lake are in regular contact with community agencies and partners, and Community Mental Health Nurses continue to do home visits and follow-up in the community. This includes work with vulnerable populations.
Individuals can also contact HealthLine 811, where people can speak with a Mental Health worker.
Self Assessment Tool
The federal government has published a self-assessment tool and symptom tracking app, available here. You can use the tool in a web browser, or download the free app.
For non-health related questions about COVID-19, residents are encouraged to call the provincial inquiries line at 1-855-559-5502. This line is staffed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day with operators who will be able to answer questions or direct people to information about government services, travel restrictions, and other general information related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is intended to help free up the 811 Healthline for health specific questions.