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COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell. Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who gets COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness. People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.


 Town of White City Response
COVID-19 Cases
Information Resources
Health Resources
Resources for Canadians
Resources for Businesses
Mental Health Resources
Entertainment and the Arts


Town of White City Response

For detailed updates visit our White City COVID-19 Response Updates Page

COVID-19 Cases

Saskatchewan
Canada
Worldwide

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Resources

Information Resources

Federal Government of Canada

Provincial Government of Saskatchewan

Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan

Saskatchewan Health Authority

World Health Organization

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Health Resources

Call your family doctor’s office
  • phone for an appointment or advice
Call 811

HealthLine 811 is a confidential, 24-hour health and mental health and addictions advice, education and support telephone line available to the people of Saskatchewan.

Call your Pharmacy

Pharmacists can write many prescriptions, and renew medications

Free Online or Phone Doctor’s appointments

Lumeca.com (now covered by Saskatchewan Health)

Covid-19 Self-Assessment Tool

COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool

Covid-19 Testing

By referral only (contact 811 or your family doctor)

911 - for emergencies only
Hospital Emergency Department - for emergencies only

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Resources for Canadians

Federal Government of Canada - COVID-19 Webpage

Federal Government of Canada - Canada Takes Action

Federal Government of Canada - Economic Response Plan - Individuals

Employment Insurance Benefits and Leave 

Provincial Government of Saskatchewan - COVID-19 Website

Provincial Government of Saskatchewan - Self-Assessment Tool

Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency Hotline - For Non-Medical COVID-19 Questions: 1-855-559-5502 (for Regina residents: 306-787-8539) line will be staffed 18 hours a day, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to answer general questions about the COVID-19 pandemic that are not health-specific.

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Resources for Businesses

Provincial Government of Saskatchewan

Information for Businesses and Workers

Business Response Team

- Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. - 1-844-800-8688 or 

- Employment Standards Public Emergency Provisions Webinars - Prerecorded

- Friday March 27 - Register Here

- Monday March 30 - Register Here

- Wednesday April 1 - Register Here

- Friday April 3 - Register Here

Federal Government of Canada

Resources for Canadian Businesses

Economic Response Plan - Businesses

Business Credit Availability Program

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers 

Emergency Response Benefit

Understanding the Record of Employment Form 

How to Complete a Record of Employment Form 

Are you a business that can supply products and services in support of Canada’s Response to COVID-19?

Other Resources

Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) - Support for entrepreneurs impacted by the coronavirus COVID-19. BDC, with support of the federal government offers financial assistance options that support companies through to a more stable period.

Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)- Coronavirus and small business: keeping you and your employees safe. CFIB provides a Business Helpline for businesses seeking advice on managing COVID-19 situations in the workplace as well as many other resources. To contact them call 1-888-234-2232 or email to .

Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance (SEDA) - Disaster Resilience & Recovery. SEDA provides a great deal of information and resources to support businesses. They have an information page dedicated to COVID-19 with specific updates and lists of additional resources. It also provides the Saskatchewan Economic Preparedness and Recovery Toolkit is a planning framework for local business to develop economic preparedness and recovery strategies.

Saskatchewan COVID-19 Impact Survey - The Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance (SEDA) and partnering agencies have created a survey to gather data on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to Saskatchewan businesses and organizations.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce – Comprehensive hub of COVID-19 related resources for businesses.

Saskatchewan WCB - Information is to assist employers in determining their responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Facebook Business Resource Hub - Facebook have released the Business Resource Hub to provide support for businesses trying to cope with unexpected challenges. This includes a Business Resilience Toolkit and action guides to help plan for potential business interruptions.  Facebook is also launching a Small Business Grants Program which will offer $100 million in cash grants and ad credits to help small businesses during these challenging times. Details of this program will be released soon.

Payroll and COVID-19– The Canadian Payroll Association has answered a variety of employers COVID-19 related questions.

Deloitte - COVID-19: Managing Cash Flow During a Period of Crisis. 

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Mental Health Resources

Federal Government of Canada - Mental Health @ Work

Provincial Government of Saskatchewan - Mental Health Services

Youth Mental Health Canada

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Psychological Asscociation -Psychology Works - Coping With and Preventing COVID-19 Factsheet

First Nations Helpline 1-855-242-3310

Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868

Trans Lifeline 1-877-330-6366

Chat & Text Support

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Entertainment and the Arts

Netflix Party – watch the same show & chat with friends

National Film Board of Canada View

Livestream the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Watch TED Talks

Metropolitan Opera, nightly Met Opera streams

Free catalogue of Indigenous films

Have virtual get together using video services like Zoom

12 Famous Museums You Can Tour From Your Couch

Livestream the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

1000 free audiobooks

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