SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwired - March 4, 2016) - Correctional Service Canada

On March 4, 2016, at about 12:15 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at the Regional Psychiatric Centre - Prairies, a multi-level federal institution, as a precautionary measure after some inmates showed symptoms associated with Influenza A.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is working with health authorities in order to resolve the situation as soon as possible.

Visits have been suspended.

Contact Information:

Tim Krause
Assistant Warden Management Services
Regional Psychiatric Centre (Prairies)
(306) 975-5400 ext. 4155