- 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 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.
Manitoba Health, Seniors & Active Living – http://www.manitoba.ca/health/coronavirus/index.html
Shared Health – https://home.sharedhealthmb.ca/coronavirus-updates/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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!
Symptoms range from mild (e.g., fever, cough, runny nose and sore throat) to severe (e.g., shortness of breath and breathing difficulties). 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 as 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.
|COVID-19 Screening Tool – Experiencing symptoms? Take a self-assessment|
|Contact Health Links-Info Santé at 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.
Worldwide Reported Cases
For a complete list of countries reporting COVID-19 cases see the most current WHO Coronavirus Disease situation report or click on the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Case map dashboard.
(click on map image below for most current case numbers)