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 Across Care Areas

  • Point of Entry Screening Resources, click here (latest update: Sept 1)
  • Infection Prevention & Control Weekend Coverage, click here (latest update: August 19)
  • Physical Distancing and Restoring Services at Health Facilities, click here (June 23), Physical Distancing Audit Tool, click here (June 23)
  • Updated Testing Criteria and introduction of self-referral, click here (revised: May 13)
  • Asymptomatic Surveillance: Information for Providers (rev: June 21), Patients (English and French) (rev: May 20), Frequently Asked Questions (rev: June 12)
  • Provincial Guidance and Screening Tool for Management of Home Visits, click here (revised: June 21)
  • What Questions to Ask Patients: Guidance for physicians and staff,  click here (revised: June 30)
  • Designated Testing Locations - protocols for Primary Care Providers, click here (revised: September 10)
  • Checklists for Clinics, click here (revised: March 19)
  • Primary Care Providers in Community, click here (revised: Sept 22)
  • Guidance on outpatient, primary care, specialty and other treatment clinic services, click here (revised: March 15)
  • Specific Disease Protocol, click here (revised: September 10)
  • COVID-19 Highlights - Provincial, click here (revised: June 30)
  • Information for Home Health Care Providers, click here (revised: March 3)
  • Provincial Guidance on COVID-19 suspect and positive Obstetrical Patients and their Newborn, click here (revised: Sept 25)
  • Provincial Guidance on Universal Precautions and Provisions for Obstetrical Care, click here (revised: June 24)
  • COVID-19 Postpartum Care At Home (English and French) (revised: June 29)
  • Provincial Guidance on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Services, click here (revised: April 3)
  • Provincial Guidance on Non-Invasive Cardiac Intervention, click here (revised: March 25)
  • Provincial Guidance on Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Procedures, click here (revised: March 25)
  • Provincial Guidance on PPE for Intubation and other Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures, click here (revised: July 14)
  • List of aerosol generating medical procedures, click here (revised: August 19)
  • Terminal (Discharge) Cleaning and Disinfection Instructions for COVID-19 Suspect or Confirmed Isolation Rooms, click here (rev: April 23)
  • Resident and Patient Transport, click here  Handout for Drivers and Assistants, click here (revised: July 10)

Specialty Care Area Resources

  • Acute and Surgical Resources, click here (latest update: September 22)
  • Personal Care Home/Transitional Care Centres Resources, click here (latest update: September 16)
  • Public Health Resources, click here (latest update: September 15)

Resources for Staff Health and Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment, click here (latest update: September 11)
  • Non-Medical Masks, click here (Sept 4)
  • Nasopharyngeal Swab - Standard Operating Procedure and video (revised: March 18 and 19)
  • Routine Practices, click here (revised: March 18)
  • Mental Health Resources, click here (latest update: July 28)
  • 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
  • COVID-19 Contact Tracing for Health Care Workers, click here (revised: April 16)
  • Employment Insurance Sick Benefits Eligibility, click here (revised: March 28)
  • Frequently Asked Questions - Non-Essential Travel for Health-Care Workers, click here (revised: June 21)

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)
  • Restoring Safe Services - Pandemic Response System, click here (revised: August 19)
  • Guideline for resumption of learner clinical placements, click here (revised: July 10)
  • Guideline for Screening of Manitoba Health Workers, click here (revised: June 22)
  • Request for Family Status Accommodation Related to Childcare Obligations Associated with COVID-19, click here (revised: September 11)


  • Suppliers and Facility Business Visits, click here (revised: July 9)

Call to Action - September 21, 2020 - Mental Health Care Support for PCH Employees, Guideline for Providing Care to Essential Service Personnel

Call to Action - September 18, 2020 - Occurrence Report Templates

Call to Action - September 17, 2020 - Portage la Prairie Community testing site phone number change, Change to Alternative Isolation Accommodations (AIA)

Call to Action - September 15, 2020 - Information for Funeral Home Service Providers, Return to School FAQ

Call to Action - September 9, 2020 - Occurrence Reports for COVID-19 Positive Cases, Alternative Isolation Accommodations, COVID-19 in School Settings

Call to Action - August 28, 2020 - Non-Medical Masks in Health Care Facilities

Call to Action - August 24, 2020 - Portage Community Testing Location Relocation

Call to Action - August 20, 2020 - Memo to All Health Care Workers

Info Sharing - August 19, 2020

Call to Action - August 12, 2020 - PPE Compliance Guide for Leaders and Teams, Hand Sanitizer Conservation Message Reminder

Call to Action - August 5, 2020 - Urgent/Emergent Telepsychiatry On Call Service for Child and Adolescent Mental Health During Pandemic

Call to Action- August 4, 2020 - Accessing Cafeteria Food and Beverages During COVID-19

Info Sharing - July 31, 2020

Call to Action - July 27, 2020 - Regionally Approved PPE

Info Sharing - July 24, 2020