Mandatory Masking for all indoor City of Moose Jaw Facilities
In accordance with the Provincial Public Health Orders, the City of Moose Jaw has implemented the following changes starting September 17th, 2021;
- Visitors must wear masks.
- Health screening is no longer required, but a Commissionaire will continue to execute security screening for visitors requesting to enter the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of City Hall. Screening will not be required for customers visiting City Hall to pay a bill.
- Effective screening questions will include name, time, purpose of visit, and the time the person left.
- Appointments will continue to be required for the Mayor’s Office, City Manager’s Office, Information Technology Department and the Human Resource Services Department.
- City Hall hours of operation for the public will remain 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The City Hall switchboard (306-694-4400) will be answered between 8:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays (except statutory holidays).
Kinsmen Sportsplex/Yara Centre/Pla-Mor Palace
- Everyone must wear a mask in indoor recreation facilities with the exception of swimming or those under the age of 18 years while participating in athletic activities.
- Increased sanitization practices will continue.
- Online booking is still encouraged for recreation activities (use the Online Recreation Registration link at MooseJaw.ca or on the free City of Moose Jaw app).
- Walk-in customers are welcome as long as there is space remaining for the respective activity.
The Saskatchewan Health Authority has booked the following clinics for the Moose Jaw area:
For the latest COVID-19 news and vaccination updates from Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) click here.
The SHA has now lowered the vaccine age eligibility to 13+. For more details on booking an appointment, click here.
PRIVATE GATHERINGS (Taken from the provincial government website, www.saskatchewan.ca)
For the latest on private gathering restrictions, click here.
Further details on City operations and services affected by COVID-19 can be found below.
Individual facilities will occur based on:
- compliance with Provincial guidelines
- additional cleaning, disinfecting, and safety measures
- ability to create a safe environment for staff and visitors
- enhanced protection measures for essential City staff
- capacity to absorb additional costs including losses in revenue
The Moose Jaw Police Service has released the following statement regarding compliance with COVID-19 safety recommendations:
"The Moose Jaw Police Service would like to update our community regarding Saskatchewan Health’s newly-created COVID-19 Non-Compliance Reporting Procedure. Saskatchewan Health now has online and telephone reporting of any Health Order violations. The public can visit their website or call 1(855) 559-5502.
We would like the public's cooperation regarding attendance at our police service office. Our office remains open 24 hours, seven days a week for your needs but we would encourage you to phone us at 306-694-7600 first. This measure is to meet your needs more effectively, safely and protect you and our staff during this time."
The City of Moose Jaw encourages residents to visit federal and provincial agencies for their recommendations on being prepared and what to do if you have concerns about COVID-19 or feel you need to be tested.
The City reminds residents to download the SaskAlert app for critical COVID-19 information from the Province of Saskatchewan.
While the City encourages all to adhere to the government restrictions regarding social distancing, we understand that residents still need essentials like groceries, prescriptions and other goods.
The City of Moose Jaw supports work by the Moose Jaw & District Chamber of Commerce to provide guidance and resources to the local business community. For more information, visit the Chamber's dedicated COVID-19 business information page. On that page you'll find an updated list of Moose Jaw businesses that are open during COVID-19 and their adjusted business hours.
Additionally, a new website has been launched to help facilitate the sale of goods and services in the City of Moose Jaw. It's called "Bring Me Basics" and it's FREE for local businesses to post their products for sale. Consumers can then complete the online transaction and arrange delivery.
We thank the business community for providing flexible shopping options for those most vulnerable in Moose Jaw.
Moose Jaw Co-op Seniors-Only shopping hours: Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Safeway Seniors-Only shopping hours: 7:00-8:00 a.m. every day.
Superstore Seniors-Only shopping hours: 7:00-8:00 a.m. every day.
South Hill Fine Foods: Delivery available – call 306-692-1516.
On May 6, the City of Moose Jaw's "Notorious Jawcast" focused on members of the local business community and how they are managing during COVID-19. There are some heartwarming, confidence-inspiring stories.
Did you know there is a COVID-19 Community Response Team in Moose Jaw? The team is committed to identifying support programs for families and individuals suffering mental, financial or physical health issues through the pandemic. Many of these programs are not just for Moose Jaw residents, but for residents across South Central Saskatchewan.
211 Saskatchewan is a free, confidential, 24/7 service that connects individuals to human services in the province by telephone, text, or web chat, plus a searchable website with over 5,000 listings of social, community, non-clinical health, and government services across the province.
In addition to searching on the 211 Saskatchewan website, individuals can now call 2-1-1, text 2-1-1 or go online to chat with trained professionals to help find and navigate services they need. This access to community, health and government services is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Over 175 languages, including 17 Indigenous languages, are available over the phone.