COVID Coping: Issue No. 68

Self-reported mental health improves slightly and stress due to COVID-19 reduces.

Outlook for the weeks ahead improves slightly, although close to one half still believes things will continue to get worse.

One half of those employed say their employer either requires proof of vaccination or will require this information in the near future, up from four in ten last week.

With the introduction of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test proof to enter certain businesses as of October 1, most residents have been either asked to provide such evidence or simply have not been to a business that requires this information yet. One in ten say they were not asked to provide proof at an applicable business.

Six in ten residents plan to gather with others for Thanksgiving this year. More than one in ten say that someone who has chosen not to be vaccinated will be in attendance, while another one in twenty say unvaccinated people have not been invited to Thanksgiving celebrations.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we started sharing a few brief insights from our online community, SaskWatch Research®. As we monitor and trend the results by week, we will share the information with you as we get it.

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