Current Resources for Health Providers

Please ensure that you remain informed by reviewing all information that is shared and implement Calls to Actions as applicable. Click here for regional COVID-19 All-Staff Updates.

Guidelines and Quick References:

Resources for Staff health and safety, click here

  • SH-SS N95 Mask Information, click here (revised: March 27) 
  • SH-SS Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, click here (revised: March 26)
  • Donning and Doffing - Memo, click here (revised: March 16) 
  • List of aerosol generating medical procedures, click here (revised: April 6)
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab - Standard Operating Procedure and video (revised: March 18 and 19)
  • Routine Practices, click here (revised: March 18)
  • Supporting Mental Health and Wellness, click here (revised: March 29)
  • Mental Health Support Through the COVID-19 Pandemic, click here
  • SH-SS Wellness Support Line, click here
  • Social distancing: what does it mean for volunteers, staff, patients and visitors, click here (revised: March 13)
  • Health-Links Info Santé Online Screening Tool, click here
  • After Hours Occupational Health Phone Numbers for Staff screening, click here (revised: March 6)
  • Guidelines for Screening of Manitoba Health Workers, click here (revised: April 1)
  • COVID-19 Contact Tracing for Health Care Workers, click here (revised: April 1)
  • Employment Insurance Sick Benefits Eligibility, click here (revised: March 28)

Resources for Managers

  • COVID-19 Finance and Payroll, click here (revised: March 18)
  • Consideration for Use of Volunteers at Increased Risk of COVID-19, click here (revised: March 23)


  • Appropriate Stock, Storage and Use of Unit Supplies including Personal Protective Equipment, click here (revised: March 19)
  • Suppliers and Facility Business Visits, click here (revised: March 26)
  • Hand Sanitizer information, click here (revised: March 26)

Call to Action - April 6, 2020 -Universal PPE, ED Lead Recommendations, Reporting COVID-19 Concerns/Violations, Fire Drills, Virtual Crisis Response

Call to Action - April 3, 2020 - Screening for staff, Anesthesia, Critical Care, Hip Fracture Protocols

Info Sharing - April 2, 2020

Call to Action - April 1, 2020 - Call for Nurses, Contact Tracing for HCW, LTC Communication & Symptom Guidelines, Provincial Guidance on UNHS, Screening Tool for Management of Home Visits, SH-SS Security Checks for Employment

Call to Action - March 31, 2020 - Management of Bronchoscopy, Public Health Measures Managing COVID-19 Cases and Contacts in Community, SH-SS Wellness Support Line, PPE for Intubation and other AGMP

Call to Action - March 30, 2020 - EI Sick Benefit, Pregnant Health Care Workers, Algorithms for Surgical Cases in OR, SH-SS N95 Mask, SH-SS PPE

Call to Action - March 27, 2020 - Negative Test Results, Clearance and Exclusion Letters, Highlights PCH/TCC, Visitor Restrictions - PCH/TCC and ADP, Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program

Call to Action - March 26, 2020 - Guideline for Screening of Manitoba Health Workers, Hand Sanitizer Information

Call to Action- March 26, 2020 - All Staff Call, Updated Screening&Testing Criteria, Specific Disease Protocol, Management of Obstetrical Patients,Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Procedures, Non-invasive Cardiac Testing, Privacy&Security

Call to Action - March 25, 2020 - Point of Entry Screening, Management of Home Visits, Child Care Concerns electronic form