It seems like a lot of people are getting sick lately in Sask. What’s going on? – CBC

COVID-19, flu, other respiratory infections on the rise in province

Nov 03, 2022

Adam Ogieglo’s home has been a “cornucopia of illnesses” for weeks, with his four young children taking turns being sick.

“It’s been pretty non-stop since the start of school, basically,” he said.

Two of Ogieglo’s children are school-aged. He says there hasn’t been a single week where both kids were in school for the whole time.

Ogieglo, also a family doctor in Saskatoon, said his clinic has been seeing two to four hour waits lately, driven by people with viral infections.

“Lots of upper respiratory tract infections, so coughs, colds, fevers, headaches, body aches,” he said.

“Occasionally we see someone that’s worse off, has a bit of a pneumonia or ear infections.”

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