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									Timeline of Priority Groups for H1N1 Vaccine:
 Date                    Event                                    Priority Groups Included

         Province announces plans for            Health-care workers, to be followed by other high risk
         vaccination program.                    groups.1

 26th,   Immunization begins.                    Health-care workers.2, 3

 Nov.                                            Previous groups; children between six months and
 2nd,    Priority groups change.                 under five, women over twenty weeks pregnant,
 2009                                            women less than four weeks post-partum.4, 5, 6

                                                 Previous groups; school-age children from Kindergarten
 3rd,    Priority groups change.
                                                 to Grade Six.7, 8

 Nov.    Priority groups change; previous        All previous groups; people at risk under the age of 35
 5th,    priority groups stated on Nov. 3rd      with underlying health conditions (including obesity);
 2009    go into effect.                         immuno-compromised individuals of all ages.9

 Nov.    Priority groups change. Clinics for
                                                 All previous groups; primary caregivers of babies under
 12th,   these groups open as early as same
                                                 six months.10
 2009    day.

 Nov.                                            All previous groups; persons of all ages with an
 17th,   Priority groups expanded.               underlying health condition and students from Grade 7
 2009                                            to Grade 12.11

 Nov.    Government announces that
 23rd,   vaccine will be made available to all   Available to all.12
 2009    citizens as of Nov. 23rd.


1: "Province outlines immunization plans for H1N1 influenza." The Prince Albert Daily Herald.
Transcontinental Media, 20 0ct. 2009. [
2: "H1N1 Influenza vaccination begins." The Region Reporter., 22 Oct. 2009.
3: Cowan, Pamela. "Saskatchewan receives enough H1N1 vaccine for one-tenth of population."
Leader-Post. Postmedia Network Inc., 27 Oct. 2009.
4: "Saskatchewan’s To Revamp H1N1 Vaccine Program In Light Of Shortage." Gov Monitor.
Policy Dialogue Media Group, 2 Nov. 2009.
5: Ebert, Sheri. "Second H1N1 Risk Group Set To Be Vaccinated." News Talk 650 CKOM.
Rawlco Radio, 2 Nov. 2009. []
6: "Sask. says enough H1N1 flu shots for pregnant women, young children." The Moose Jaw
Times Herald. Transcontinental, 2 Nov. 2009. [
7: "H1N1 Flu Shots Expanded to Primary School Children." Government of Saskatchewan. N.p.,
3 Nov. 2009. []
8: "Provinces adjust H1N1 vaccine campaigns." CBC News. CBC, 3 Nov. 2009.
9: "More Risk Groups Added to H1N1 Vaccination Campaign." Government of Saskatchewan.
N.p., 5 Nov. 2009. [
10: "Saskatchewan Adds New Health Risk Group To H1N1 Vaccination Campaign." Gov
Monitor. Policy Dialogue Media Group, 12 Nov. 2009.
11: "More Groups for H1N1 Vaccinations Announced." Government of Saskatchewan. N.p., 17
Nov. 2009. []
12: "More Groups for H1N1 Vaccinations Announced." Government of Saskatchewan. N.p., 19
Nov. 2009. []

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