Need to Know: More options for mental health help in Sask
The new provincial measures are now in place to fight Covid-19.
Max in-home gatherings are now at 5 (unless immediate household is over that number).
Outdoor private gatherings are 30 max with physical distancing.
Visitation has also been suspended in all long-term care facilities and personal care homes in the province.
They province is also encouraging people work from home if possible.
Measures will remain in effect until December 17th.
Saskatchewan is introducing a new phase of temporary wage supplement for seniors care.
It's for workers in long-term care facilities, personal care homes, integrated health care facilities and home care.
It will provide eligible workers with $400 per month for two months starting on Thursday.
The program comes after the province announced it is suspending visitation to long-term care homes.
It will help provide support to full-time, part-time and casual workers.
There's a new free program from the Canadian Mental Health Association for those who need it.
BounceBack offers Sask residents another option for support.
Anyone 15+ who are experiencing low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry.
Visit bounceback.cmha.ca for more information.