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:

  • Updated Testing Criteria and introduction of self-referral, click here (revised: May 13)
  • Asymptomatic Surveillance: Information for Providers and Patients (English and French) (revised: May 20)
  • Provincial Guidance and Screening Tool for Management of Home Visits, click here (revised: May 13)
  • What Questions to Ask Patients, click here (revised: May 13)
  • COVID-19 Emergency Department Algorithm, click here (revised: May 14)
  • Point of Entry Staff Screening for Acute, PCH and TCC, memo (rev: May 22), algorithm (rev: May 22) and letter (rev: May 26)
  • Point of Entry Screening (non-staff), click here (revised: May 25)
  • Designated Testing Locations - protocols for Primary Care Providers, click here (revised: May 25)
  • 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: May 2)
  • COVID-19 Highlights - Provincial, click here (revised: May 13)
  • COVID-19 Highlights - Personal Care Home/Transitional Care Centres, click here (revised: May 13)
  • Long-Term Care Communications & Symptom Guidelines, click here (revised: March 31)
  • Infection Prevention & Control Guidance for Personal Care Home/Transitional Care Centres, click here (revised: May 19)
  • Information for Home Health Care Providers, click here (revised: March 3)
  • Provincial Guidance on Obstetrical Patients, click here (revised: May 6)
  • Provincial Guidance on Universal Precautions and Provisions for Obstetrical Care, click here (revised: May 6)
  • Provincial Guidance on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Services, click here (revised: April 3)
  • COVID-19 Anesthesia OR PPE Cart, click here (revised: March 28)
  • COVID-19 Intubation Checklist, click here (revised: March 19)
  • Guidelines for code blue in COVID-19 positive or suspect adult inpatients, click here (revised: May 5)
  • Adult Emergency Medicine - Guidelines for Code Blue, click here (revised: May 5)
  • Protected code blue - for cardiac arrest on a COVID-19 ward or ICU in a suspect/confirmed COVID patient, click here (revised: April 2)
  • COVID-19 intubation flow map, click here (revised: May 5)
  • Provincial Guidance on the Management of Bronchoscopy, click here (revised: March 30)
  • 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)
  • Precautions for Transesophageal ECHO(TEE), Upper GI Endoscopy (UGI) and Insertion of a Nasogastric or Nasojejunal Feeding tube (NG Tube), click here (revised: May 6)
  • 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: April 8)
  • Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures - Isolation Requirements, click here (revised: May 5)
  • Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures in Personal Care Homes/Transitional Care Centres, click here (revised: April 11)
  • Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures and Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE), click here (revised: May 22)
  • Surgical Resources, click here (latest update: May 8)
  • Public Health Resources, click here (latest update: May 14)

Resources for Staff Health and Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment, click here (latest update: May 22)
  • 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: May 21)
  • 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
  • Guidelines for Screening of Manitoba Health Workers, click here (revised: April 26)
  • After Hours IP&C Phone Numbers for Staff screening, click here (revised: April 23)
  • COVID-19 Contact Tracing for Health Care Workers, click here (revised: April 16)
  • 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)


  • Suppliers and Facility Business Visits, click here (revised: March 26)

Call to Action - May 27, 2020

Info Sharing - May 25, 2020

Call to Action - May 22, 2020 - Alternate Isolation Accommodations, French Asymptomatic Surveillance Information for Patients and Privacy and Process Guidelines for Virtual Care Encounters

Call to Action - May 21, 2020 - COVID-19 Ethics Framework and Asymptomatic Surveillance

Call to Action - May 20, 2020 - IP&C Guidance for PCH/TCC

Call to Action - May 19, 2020 - Bilingual Discharge Information Sheets

Call to Action - May 15, 2020 - Palliative Care Communication, Discharge Information Sheets/Forms, Return to Workplace Update for Staff

Call to Action - May 14, 2020 - Management of Staff Food and Beverages, Updated Testing Criteria and Introduction of Self-Referral

Call to Action - May 13, 2020 - Non-essential travel outside of Manitoba reminder, Testing Sites Operating hours over the May long weekend

Info Sharing - May 12, 2020

Info Sharing - May 8, 2020

Call to Action - May 6, 2020 - Updated Code Blue, Child Care Concerns, Shine a Blue Light Manitoba

Call to Action - May 4, 2020 - Infrared Thermometers, Ear Guards, Re-opening on Primary Care Clinical, New Normal message

Call to Action - May 1, 2020 - FIPPA reminder, Point of Entry Screening Tool, Improved Access to COVID-19 Results further information

Call to Action - April 30, 2020 - Improved Access to COVID-19 Test results, Use of Cloth Masks