COVID-19 Update & Information

November 25, 2020

The Town continues to monitor the Province’s Public Health Order and their phased Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Saskatchewan released new public health measures in effect November 19, 2020 including:

  • Mandatory masking in all indoor public places province-wide, including Town of Wadena facilities (unless specifically exempted by the public health order)
  • Private indoor gathering size reduced to five
  • Visitation to all long-term care facilities and personal care homes will be suspended, with the exception of compassionate reasons 

Further restrictions come into effect November 27 for restaurants and licensed establishments, performance and gaming venues, indoor public gatherings, sports, fitness and dance, places of worship, and retail businesses.

Residents are encouraged to refer to the Saskatchewan Government’s website, www.saskatchewan.ca, as their source for the most up to date COVID-19 information. The Re-Open Plan is available on the website and provides information affecting the operations of several Town facilities:   

  • Town Office – open to the public Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm 
  • Recreation Centre – open for mezzanine and ice bookings 
  • Hall – North club room & kitchen open for bookings
  • Fitness Centre – open with key card access 

The Re-Open Plan indicates that the following recommendations should remain in place through all five phases:

  • Individuals should continue working from home if they can do so effectively.
  • Physical distancing must be maintained, wherever possible.
  • People must stay at home when they are sick.
  • Vulnerable individuals, such as seniors and those with underlying health conditions, should continue to exercise caution and minimize high-risk exposures, such as public outings.
  • Personal hygiene will continue to be a key prevention measure.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection should take place in workplaces, public spaces and recreational facilities.
2020.11.19 Mask Mandatory

Message from the Ministry of Health

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Saskatchewan has declared a State of Emergency and enacted Public Health Orders. The complete public health orders are available at Saskatchewan.ca/COVID19.

All travelers returning from international destinations – including the U.S. – are subject to a mandatory self-isolation order. Anyone identified by a Medical Health Officer as a close contact of someone with COVID-19 shall go into mandatory self-isolation for 14 days from the date of having been exposed. Exempted are truckers, airline, rail, and work crews that are required to work in order to maintain business continuity and are supervised by Infection Prevention and Control Officers or Occupational Health and Safety in the workplace.

Wash your hands frequently. Maintain social distance of two metres. Do not attend any events, public or private, where you cannot maintain that social distance. Self-monitor for symptoms in yourself or your dependents and stay home if you are ill with even mild symptoms of cough or fever.

Unsure about your symptoms? Use the self-assessment tool at www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19 to determine if you should contact HealthLine 811.

Wadena Businesses & Services

Please email town.of.wadena@sasktel.net to update or add information. 

Town Facilities
Community Legion Hall - North club room open for bookings
Fitness Centre - open with keycard access
Recreation Centre - open for mezzanine bookings and 2020-21 ice season
Town Office 306-338-2145 - ppen to the public Monday to Friday 9 am - 4 pm

RCMP 306-338-6500 - Open - Please call if you need to get in touch with the detachment. Criminal record checks and vulnerable record checks have resumed, and civilian fingerprinting is currently suspended. 

Financial Services
Crossroads Credit Union 306-338-2581 - See www.crossroadscu.ca for more information.
RBC 306-338-2548 - Open - Monday to Friday 9:30 am - 3 pm.
Tait Business Services 306-338-3494 - Closed to the public. Will still be able through phone and email. 

Personal Services
Salon D’Lux and Kathy’s Sewing Room 306-327-7170 - Open
Debra’s Barbering - Closed   

Restaurants
Wadena Bakery 306-338-2212 - Open - Tuesday to Friday 6 am - 5:30 pm.
T&T Cafe 306-338-2243 - Take out only - Tuesday to Saturday 11 am - 7 pm.
Scoops Dairy Bar 306-338-2336 - Take out or drive through only. Monday to Thursday, Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 7 pm and Friday`s 11 am - 8 pm.
Nick’s 306-338-3188 - Take out only.
B and D Esso 306-338-3607 - Open - Daily 6 am - 5 pm. Take out only.
Wen’s Cafe 306-338-2335 - Take out only. 

Health and Wellness
Wadena Hospital 306-338-2515 - Visiting hours are suspended except for compassionate visits to loved ones.
Pleasant View Care Home 306-338-2412 - Visiting hours are suspended except for compassionate visits to loved ones.
Wadena Medical Clinic 306-338-2597 - No walk in appointments, please call a head to book phone appointments.
Spruce Manor, 325 Main St. N. - essential visitors only - family, healthcare workers and grocery deliveries.
Wadena Housing office continues to operate - all inquiries will be handled via telephone 306-388-8775 or email sandea@sasktel.net

Retail Stores
Wadena CO-OP Grocery Store 306-338-2356 - Open - Monday to Saturday from 9 am - 6 pm (no late night shopping). 8 am - 9 am Monday to Friday will be dedicated to seniors and those who have compromised immune systems or are disabled.
Sunday CLOSED. Please note number of people allowed in the store at one time will be monitored. THERE IS NOW A LIMIT OF 15 PEOPLE THAT CAN ENTER THE STORE AT ONE TIME. The COOP encourages you to please call in or email orders for delivery or parking lot pick up. food.wdcoop@sasktel.net Please have orders in by 4 pm for same day delivery service. 
Wadena CO-OP Gas Bar 306-338-2511 - Open - Everyday 6 am - 9 pm.
Wadena CO-OP Hardware & Liquor Store 306-338-2343 - Open - Regular hours. Please use front entrance.
Wadena CO-OP Home Centre (Lumber Yard) 306-338-2298 - Open - Monday to Saturday 8 am - 5 pm.
Red Apple 306-338-3778 - Open - Monday to Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm.
Quill Pains Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd 306-338-2577 - Open.
Wadena Drugs 306-338-2351 - Open for essential items and prescriptions only, please call a head to arrange delivery or curbside pickup.
Dollar Store with More 306-338-2825 - Open - Monday to Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm.
Wheatbelt Sales 306-338-2588 - Open.
TNT Tire - 306-338-2308 - Open.
DJ’s Autobody 306-338-3201 - Open.

Paratransit Services 
Wadena Van Corporation - Operations resume in September.

Other
Wadena Public Library Open for curbside pick-up
Sarcan Recycling 306-338-2790 - Open

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