We are pleased to share some information on an upcoming vaccine clinic
that is being planned in Regina.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) is partnering with Regina Treaty
Status Indian Services (RTSIS) to offer vaccine clinics in Regina for
urban Indigenous individuals. An upcoming vaccine clinic is planned for
individuals in the 70+ age group to begin .The clinics will be hosted at
the Gathering Place located at 4001 3 Ave N, Regina in Treaty Four
Clinics will start running the first week on March 3rd and 4th.
Community Elders have been asked to help ensure vaccine clinics are
carried out in a good way and give blessings that the vaccine will
arrive safely. A small closed ceremony is being held on-site on February
22 prior to the first clinic.
SHA will work collaboratively with RTSIS , MN-S, and other partners
including the Wellness Wheel to find ways to address vaccine hesitancy
and ensure individuals have timely, evidence-based information so they
can make informed an informed choice about the vaccine.
Clinic appointment booking will be done via phone, and a dedicated phone
line is being set up which will go live on February 22, 2021.
Individuals may book appointments via phone directly, or with the
assistance of a support person. There will also be a phone number
available to those who have "text only" access.
Details about the clinic and vaccine promotion materials will be shared
by the SHA via social media, posters, community based organizations,
health service organizations, Metis-Nation Saskatchewan, First Nations
organizations and others. ISC will continue to share through regular
We encourage you to share this information broadly with your urban
members who are residing in Regina.
Additional details will be shared when they are available and as
additional clinics are scheduled. If you have questions, please contact
ISC and we will work with the SHA to ensure your questions are
addressed. A reminder the phone number for members of the public to
contact to book appointments is being activated February 22 and those
details will be shared out in the coming days.