Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors February 2021 Meeting Highlights

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Sacred Moment

Board member Vice-Chair Terrie Porter shared a personal patient story to bring to focus the purpose of board members. The additional strain on individuals due to the pandemic in relation to health and health care services is deeply personal and its impacts will be long-lasting.

Finance Committee of the Whole

Ken Klassen presented the January 2021 Financial Report. Southern Health-Santé Sud is currently demonstrating a budget deficit of $467,173, with an expectation for this to increase leading to the fiscal year-end. COVID-19-related costs are nearly $6.5 million year-to-date.

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out

The Board of Directors was provided continued updates in regards to vaccines, outbreaks and the new vaccine super-site set to open in Morden-Winkler.


The next regular Southern Health-Santé Sud Board of Directors Meeting will take place virtually on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. For more information, please visit Board Meetings.