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: June 30)
  • 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: July 2)
  • Checklists for Clinics, click here (revised: March 19)
  • Primary Care Providers in Community, click here (revised: May 13)
  • Guidance on outpatient, primary care, specialty and other treatment clinic services, click here (revised: March 15)
  • Specific Disease Protocol, click here (revised: June 30)
  • COVID-19 Highlights - Provincial, click here (revised: June 30)
  • Information for Home Health Care Providers, click here (revised: March 3)
  • Provincial Guidance on Covid-suspect and positive Obstetrical Patients and their Newborn, click here (revised: June 24)
  • 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: March 30)
  • List of aerosol generating medical procedures, click here (revised: June 9)
  • Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures - Isolation Requirements, click here (revised: May 5)
  • Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures and Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE), click here (revised: May 22)
  • 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: June 22)
  • Personal Care Home/Transitional Care Centres Resources, click here (latest update: July 9)
  • Public Health Resources, click here (latest update: May 21)

Resources for Staff Health and Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment, click here (latest update: July 10)
  • 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 7)
  • 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)


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

Call to Action - July 10, 2020 - Staff Screening Reporting Clarification, Prevention and Management of Skin Injury from PPE Addendum, Resident and Patient Transport

Call to Action - July 9, 2020 - Revised IP&C Guidance for PCH/TCC, Staff Screening Report Process, Management of Staff Food, Accessing Cafeteria Food and Beverages During COVID-19

Info Sharing - July 3, 2020

Call to Action - June 25, 2020 - Staff Screening Process, Guidance on Re-Opening of Primary Care Clinics

Call to Action - June 24, 2020 - Physical Distancing and Restoring Services at Health Facilities, COVID-19 PPE Zone Education, Guideline for Screening of Manitoba Health Care Workers

Call to Action - June 23, 2020 - IP&C Weekend On-Call Coverage Update, Workplace and Human Resource COVID-19 Questions

Call to Action - June 22, 2020 - Health Care Worker Travel Outside of Manitoba - Update for Phase 3

Call to Action - June 18, 2020 - Hand Sanitizer Product Availability and Conservation Measures, Inpatient Visitation Principles

Call to Action - June 16, 2020 - Code Blue in COVID-19 Suspect/Positive Residents in PCH or TCC

Info Sharing - June 12, 2020

Call to Action - June 9, 2020 - PPE Skin Injuries

Call to Action - June 5, 2020 - Interpreter Services Flowchart

Call to Action - June 4, 2020 - FAQ - Non-Essential Travel for Health-care Workers

Info Sharing - June 2, 2020

Info Sharing - May 29, 2020