- 60 years of age and older
- living with chronic health conditions (e.g. diabetes, heart, renal or chronic lung conditions)
- with weakened immune systems (e.g. cancer)
The province of Manitoba is Green (Limited Risk) on the Pandemic Response System. For all up to date, accurate information on COVID-19, include current public health orders, please visit manitoba.ca/covid19
Current Northern Health Region Facility Outbreaks can be found at: Province of Manitoba | Pandemic Response System (gov.mb.ca)
COVID-19 Symptoms & Testing
Symptoms may include cough, headache, fever/chills, muscle aches, sore throat/hoarse voice, shortness of breath/breathing difficulties, loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours, poor feeding if an infant, runny nose, fatigue, nausea or loss of appetite, conjunctivitis (pink eye) and skin rash of unknown cause.
While many people will develop only mild symptoms, some groups appear to be more vulnerable to COVID-19. Those at higher risk typically develop more serious, even fatal, symptoms such a pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome and kidney failure. High risk groups include those:
Symptoms of COVID-19 or other coronaviruses may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to the virus.
The Manitoba COVID-19 Screening Tool is available to use if you are experiencing symptoms. Click HERE to take a self-assessment.
Health Links-Info Santé is also available and can be reached by calling 204-788-8200 or 1-888-315-9257 (toll-free) if you’re experiencing symptoms of the 2019 novel coronavirus. DO NOT call 911 unless it is an emergency.
Testing should be done as soon as possible once symptoms appear. Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 can be tested. Individuals experiencing symptoms do not require a referral from Health Links-Info Santé or their family physician to be tested for COVID-19.
In the Northern Health Region, testing needs for COVID-19 can be accessed through the nursing stations, health centres, primary care clinics or health care provider.
The Northern Health Region Vaccine clinics will now be held in the facilities listed below. Please contact your local health centre/nursing station for more information if your community is not listed.
Primary Health Care Centre, 1 North Avenue
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Appointments are available by calling 204-687-1350. Walk-ins are also accepted.
Primary Health Care Centre, 111 Cooke Avenue
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Appointments are available by calling 204-623-9650. Walk-ins are also accepted.
Burntwood Mall Clinic, 15 Selkirk Avenue (Beside Shoppers Drug Mart)
When: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays from 2 pm to 3 pm – Walk-Ins Only / Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1 pm to 6 pm – Appointments Only – call 204-677-5350 to book.
The above clinics are open to everyone over the age of 5 years of age. Please note that there must be a minimum of 28 days between your 1st and 2nd dose.
Please remember to bring your consent form to your appointment. Consent forms are available here.
Northern Health Region – Inpatient Visitation (includes Acute Care and Maternity Ward) – UPDATED February 22, 2022
The Northern Health Region would like to remind all community members that many of our community based services and programs remain open at this time.
These services include but not limited to:
|Community Mental Health||Immunizations|
|Families First||Harm Reduction|
|Community Dietician||Prenatal and Postpartum Services|
|Sexual Health||Teen Health|
|Tobacco Cessation Counselling||Diabetes Program|
|Insight Mentoring Program||FASD Diagnostic Services|
|Community Health Development/Promotion||Mental Health Promotion|
In an effort to follow social distancing guidelines, some of the above services are being offered via telephone and/or video conferencing. In you require any of the above services, please contact them prior to attending. All who attend any Northern Health Region facility should expect to be asked COVID-19 screening questions upon entering. For a list of phone numbers to contact a service provider please click on the links below.
Public Health / Primary Health Services
Hope North Recovery Centre for Youth Services – Thompson MB – click HERE to download the information listed below
Mobile Crisis Team
Accessible: 12:00 noon—12:00 midnight, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
For triage and follow up services – Staff will respond to requests for assessment, consultation, or support regarding a youth in crisis due to a mental health problem, suicide or substance misuse concern.
Services are available to:
- Youth aged 17 and younger living in Northern Manitoba.
- Caregivers and/or agencies concerned about a youth in crisis.
Telephone and/or Telehealth Services
- Available to Northern Health Region communities.
Programs & Services
Mobile Crisis Team
Mobile Crisis is the first point of entry to Hope North Recovery Centre and also provides community based services.
Toll Free: 1-866-242-1571
Crisis Stabilization Unit
The Crisis Stabilization Unit provides short-term, community-based supportive care and services for individuals in psychiatric or psychosocial crisis. Referrals are welcome from parents/guardians, caregivers, mental health-care professionals, service providers and other concerned individuals. The CSU provides a safe environment for youth to take a break from current life circumstances, where they’ll receive support, encouragement and skills to improve quality of life.
Youth Addictions Stabilization Unit
Provides short-term support to caregivers with a child/youth 17 years of age and under who is misusing substances, where the use is severe and there is concern of risk and harm if intervention does not occur.
Youth Addictions Services Centralized Intake
Other Helpful Phone Numbers: (Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
MB Suicide Line: 1-877-435-7170, Klinic Crisis Line: 1-888-322-3019 Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 Or text TALK to 686868
Information Related to COVID-19 has the Potential to Change Rapidly. The materials available in the websites listed below are updated regularly and as required.
Province of Manitoba – www.gov.mb.ca/covid19
Protect MB – www.protectmb.ca
Shared Health – www.sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19
Current Situation, Cases & Risks of COVID-19 are updated daily on the Manitoba Website
Indigenous Focused COVID-19 Information
Please click on these links for Indigenous Focused COVID-19 information in Manitoba
Shared Health https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/ and click on the Resources for Indigenous Health link
Kitatipithitamak Mithwayawin (Indigenous-led countermeasures to Coronovirus) – http://covid19indigenous.ca/
Kitatipithitamak Mithwayawin Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/covid19indigenous/
Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak Inc. (MKO)
Please click on these links for Indigenous Focused COVID-19 information in Canada
Indigenous Services Canada
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Please find listed below the Daily Situation Reports from the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) in Manitoba. The purpose of these documents is to provide our First Nation, federal, and provincial government partners with a short synopsis of the previous day’s developments and the issues that FNIHB is working on. If you have suggestions for how this Daily Situation Report can be improved, please contact Jon Baker at email@example.com.
Kahkakiw’s Straight Talk on Coronavirus
Kahkakiw delivers a Cree-language public service announcement to keep yourself and others safe in the time of coronavirus. Please share with your relations and remind them, “when you hear the raven’s call, remember to wash your hands!