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

 Oct.
         Province announces plans for            Health-care workers, to be followed by other high risk
 20th,
         vaccination program.                    groups.1
 2009

 Oct.
 26th,   Immunization begins.                    Health-care workers.2, 3
 2009

 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

 Nov.
                                                 Previous groups; school-age children from Kindergarten
 3rd,    Priority groups change.
                                                 to Grade Six.7, 8
 2009

 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.


Citations

1: "Province outlines immunization plans for H1N1 influenza." The Prince Albert Daily Herald.
Transcontinental Media, 20 0ct. 2009. [http://www.paherald.sk.ca/Canada---World/News/2009-
10-20/article-180088/Province-outlines-immunization-plans-for-H1N1-influenza/1]
2: "H1N1 Influenza vaccination begins." The Region Reporter. Wordpress.com, 22 Oct. 2009.
[http://regionreporter.wordpress.com/2009/10/22/h1n1-influenza-vaccination-begins/]
3: Cowan, Pamela. "Saskatchewan receives enough H1N1 vaccine for one-tenth of population."
Leader-Post. Postmedia Network Inc., 27 Oct. 2009.
[http://www.leaderpost.com/health/Saskatchewan+receives+enough+H1N1+vaccine+tenth+popu
lation/2152055/story.html]
4: "Saskatchewan’s To Revamp H1N1 Vaccine Program In Light Of Shortage." Gov Monitor.
Policy Dialogue Media Group, 2 Nov. 2009.
[http://www.thegovmonitor.com/health/saskatchewans-to-revamp-h1n1-vaccine-program-in-
light-of-shortage-13257.html]
5: Ebert, Sheri. "Second H1N1 Risk Group Set To Be Vaccinated." News Talk 650 CKOM.
Rawlco Radio, 2 Nov. 2009. [http://www.newstalk650.com/story/20091102/24787]
6: "Sask. says enough H1N1 flu shots for pregnant women, young children." The Moose Jaw
Times Herald. Transcontinental, 2 Nov. 2009. [http://www.mjtimes.sk.ca/News/Canada_-
_World/2009-11-02/article-
169129/Sask._says_enough_H1N1_flu_shots_for_pregnant_women,_young_children/1
7: "H1N1 Flu Shots Expanded to Primary School Children." Government of Saskatchewan. N.p.,
3 Nov. 2009. [http://www.gov.sk.ca/news?newsId=ddbbdea2-6893-439f-83bf-0724d2574e66]
8: "Provinces adjust H1N1 vaccine campaigns." CBC News. CBC, 3 Nov. 2009.
[http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2009/11/03/h1n1-canada.html]
9: "More Risk Groups Added to H1N1 Vaccination Campaign." Government of Saskatchewan.
N.p., 5 Nov. 2009. [http://www.gov.sk.ca/news?newsId=09378ee0-0998-4442-a7aa-
df93b3484b8f]
10: "Saskatchewan Adds New Health Risk Group To H1N1 Vaccination Campaign." Gov
Monitor. Policy Dialogue Media Group, 12 Nov. 2009.
[http://www.thegovmonitor.com/health/saskatchewan-adds-new-health-risk-group-to-h1n1-
vaccination-campaign-14890.html]
11: "More Groups for H1N1 Vaccinations Announced." Government of Saskatchewan. N.p., 17
Nov. 2009. [http://www.gov.sk.ca/news?newsId=8e757e29-4f9b-44ed-b161-9ee4185ee67e]
12: "More Groups for H1N1 Vaccinations Announced." Government of Saskatchewan. N.p., 19
Nov. 2009. [http://www.gov.sk.ca/news?newsId=a73062bd-d37d-4146-b509-3e9fb1670b08]

				
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