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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #10

To date, three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Manitoba.  In addition, Manitoba public health officials are recommending that Manitobans should consider taking additional social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Public health is updating a flight number from Vancouver International Airport to Winnipeg where individuals may have been exposed to COVID-19.  Individuals on Air Canada flight AC 8622 on March 7 and March 8 in rows 24 to 29 are asked to self-isolate and monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days since their last known contact or exposure.  For more information on self-isolation and self-monitoring, visit www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/factsheets/coronavirus_selfisolation.pdf.

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #9

The Manitoba government and public health officials are advising that two additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Manitoba.

Case two – a man in his 30s who lives in the area of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority – has tested positive for COVID-19.  At this time, it appears the individual was exposed to the virus through recent travel.  Public health investigations are ongoing.

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #8

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living (MHSAL) and public health officials are advising Manitobans of the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in the province.

A woman in her 40s who lives in the area of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority has tested positive for COVID-19.  At this time, it appears the individual was exposed to the virus through recent travel to the Philippines.  The individual is recovering at home in stable condition.

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Province working with other jurisdictions to purchase personal protective equipment for health workers and patients

The Manitoba government is working with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), and provinces and territories, to co-ordinate a procurement effort of protective equipment to prepare for the possibility of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #7

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living (MHSAL) and public health officials are reminding Manitobans the risk of acquiring the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in Manitoba remains low.  

While China remains the epicenter of the outbreak, more countries continue to report COVID-19 cases with local transmissions.  Manitoba officials continue to work closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #6

As of today, Manitoba has no laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19.  The overall risk to Manitobans remains low.

Updated information related to COVID-19 is available at www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/.

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #5

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials continue to work closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bulletin #4

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of the novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials continue to work closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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February is Therapeutic Recreation Month

Therapeutic Recreation Month occurs every February and celebrates the positive impact Manitoba’s recreational therapists have on patients.

Therapeutic Recreation is a health-care profession that uses recreation as a form of intervention. As part of a team, recreation coordinators work alongside physicians and other health professionals to help patients with any kind of impairment—physical, emotional, cognitive or social—and encourage them to embrace leisure.

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Novel coronavirus bulletin #3

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of the novel coronavirus in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials continue to work closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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Novel coronavirus bulletin #2

Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and public health officials are reminding Manitobans that the risk of getting the novel coronavirus in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials continue to work closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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Novel coronavirus bulletin #1

The World Health Organization has declared the novel coronavirus a global emergency.  However, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living public health officials reminds Manitobans the risk of getting the novel coronavirus in Manitoba remains low.  Manitoba officials continue to work closely with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to monitor the situation as it evolves.

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Shared Health doctor inducted into the Order of Canada

2019 ended on a very high-note for Dr. Cheryl Rockman-Greenberg, one of HSC Winnipeg’s physicians and a clinical and metabolic geneticist in the Program of Genetics and Metabolism with Shared Health Manitoba and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, who was inducted into the Order of Canada on December 28.

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Winnipeg’s first baby of 2020

On Jan. 1, Winnipeg’s first baby of 2020 was born at 12:18 a.m. at HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital to happy parents, Sunaina and Rupinder Singh, and loving three-year-old big sister, Harkirat.

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‘They love our baby as much as we do’: First patient moved to new HSC Women’s neonatal intensive care unit

Baby Hudson was the first NICU patient to move to the new facility at 665 William Avenue.

Born on November 15, 2019 at 4:47 p.m., weighing one pound 2 ounces, baby Hudson was born at 25 weeks. He was admitted to the former Yellow Deer NICU, and his parents were notified of the move to the new building from the first day they arrived to HSC Winnipeg.

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