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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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New HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital Welcomes First Leap Year Baby

The first Leap Year Baby ever born at the new HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital arrived this morning at 1:29 a.m.

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New pediatric cath lab up and running at HSC Winnipeg Children’s Hospital

A new pediatric catheterization lab at HSC Winnipeg Children’s Hospital will ensure more Manitoba children are able to access specialized care if needed without having to travel out of province.

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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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Thompson To Host New Family Medicine Training Program in Northern Manitoba

A new family medicine residency program in Thompson will allow medical residents to experience northern and remote health-care service delivery and encourage physician recruitment and retention to underserved areas across the large and diverse region, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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Master Plan To Be Developed for Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Campus

One of the largest and most significant initiatives in Manitoba’s health system, a master capital plan, will be developed for Health Sciences Centre (HSC) Winnipeg’s campus.  The plan will ensure clinical services and partner organizations are well aligned throughout the site’s future development, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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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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Echocardiography services expanding to Selkirk

SELKIRK—Echocardiography services will be offered at the Selkirk Regional Health Centre starting next week, allowing residents living in the region to access care closer to home while continuing to reduce province-wide wait times for the diagnostic scan, Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Cameron Friesen announced today.

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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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