COVID-19 Resources

In response to the current public health crisis, COVID-19, PAS has created this website to collate resources and updates from PAS, the provincial, national and international levels.

Newest Updates - April 1

PAS - Support Tool Summary of Updates, Changes and Supports for Pharmacy Practice - March 27

Regulatory - Prescribing, Dispensing, Continuation of Therapy During COVID-19 - April 1

CPhA - Video on Maintaining a Stable Drug Supply - March 31

PAS/SMA/SCPP/CPSS Prescription Poster - Blue Version - March 30

POSTER - PAS/SMA/SCPP/CPSS Prescription Poster - White Version - March 30

CPhA - PPE Best Practice Suggestions - March 27

Regulatory - Safety Measure and Changes to Chain of Signature - March 27

Regulatory - Exemption 56 Status Update - March 27

Regulatory - Exemptions to the Opioid Agonist Therapy “OAT’ Standards During the COVID-19 Pandemic - March 27

Regulatory - PAR and Notification to Patient’s Provider - March 27

Regulatory - Updated Modified Pharmacy Operations and Reducing Hours - March 27

Regulatory - Privacy Concerns – Reporting Patients Not Complying with the Legal Requirement to Quarantine - March 27

Government of Saskatchewan - Public Health Orders - March 26

PAS Updates

Joint Statement on Use of Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil®) and Azithromycin for COVID-19 - March 25

March 23, 2020 Email

March 18, 2020 Email

March 13, 2020 Email

PAS Support Documents

Summary of Policy and Legislative Changes for Pharmacy Practice - March 27, 2020 

Support Documents

COVID Cleaning Guide - NBPhA 

Mental Health Supports during COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Your Fears and Anxiety

Canadian Mental Health Association

Provincial Resources

The provincial government has created guidance tools and a web page with provincial updates on the situation in Saskatchewan.

Pharmacy Policies and Legislation Updates

#185 Saskatchewan Formulary Bulletin- Exception Drug Status (EDS) During COVID-19 Pandemic - March 24

#724 Pharmacy Information Bulletin-SMAPs During COVID-19 - March 20

#723 Pharmacy Information Bulletin - Reduced Telephone Coverage - March 20

Letter from the Deputy Minister of Health - Letter on the prescription quantities - March 18

Prescription Quantities Restrictions Effective Immediately - Prescription quantities from the DPEBB - March 18

Saskatchewan Government Resources 

Self-Assessment Tool - COVID-19 Online Assessment

Saskatchewan COVID-19 Preparedness Plan - Provincial Plan

Mass Gatherings, Risk for Elderly Population - Guidance Resource

Self-Monitoring Information Sheet - Guidance Resource

Self-Isolation Information Sheet - Guidance Resource


Public Health Orders - March 26

Website - Saskatchewan Government COVID-19 site

Saskatchewan Health Authority

Expanding Capacity for COVID-19- March 25

Saskatchewan Health Authority Resources Website

Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals Resources

Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals - Web page of resources, tools and updates on COVID-19 

SCPP website


RxFiles Website - Useful links and resources 


medSask  - web resource on drug shortages

medSask - resources on COVID-19

Posters, Graphics & Videos

Blue Version - PAS/SMA/SCPP/CPSS Prescription Poster 

White Version - PAS/SMA/SCPP/CPSS Prescription Poster

Social Media Version - PAS/SMA/SCPP/CPSS Prescription Poster

Pharmacy Poster - Ministry of Health

Prevention Poster - Ministry of Health 

Need to Visit a Pharmacy Poster - CPhA

Video on Maintain a Stable Drug Supply - CPhA

Facebook Graphic - CPhA

Twitter Graphic -CPhA

Social Media Post - CPhA

National Resources

Several national agencies and departments have created guidance tools and are providing updates on the situation in Canada.

Coronavirus Disease - Government of Canada website

Vulnerable Populations - Health Canada Guidance Document

Community-Based Measures to Mitigate  - Government of Canada Guidance Document

How to Isolate at Home When You have COVID-19 - Public Health Agency of Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada  - their website

Travel Advisories - Government of Canada

CPhA Statements

First Ministers Joint Letter - March 23, 2020 - Protecting and supporting Canada’s health-care providers during COVID-19

CPhA Statement - March 23, 2020 - Treatment of COVID-19 With Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine

CPhA Statement - March 23, 2020 - 30 Day Supply of Prescription Medications

Open Letter to the Government of Canada - March 18, 2020 Re: Access to Personal Protective Equipment for Pharmacy Professionals

Public Statement - March 4, 2020

Key Messages - For the Public

CPhA Resources

PPE Best Practice Suggestions - March 27

Page 1 - Protecting Yourself

Page 2 - Protecting Yourself

NIHB Resources 


International Resources

For the most up to date information on the outbreak worldwide, please visit the World Health Organization website. 

Guidance tools - WHO

Myth Busters about COVID - WHO