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 - March 24, 2020 - Non-essential Diagnostic Services, Mental Health Supports Through the Pandemic, Visitor Restrictions at PCH/TCC including ADP, Virtual Visit Solution

Call to Action - March 23, 2020 - Change in Screening and Testing Criteria, Volunteers, Red Blood Cell Transfusion Practice change, State of Emergency, Emergency Department Algorithm, Guideline for PCH/TCC Operations, CRNM Update

Call to Action - March 20, 2020 - Child Care Concerns, Protocols for Primary Care, Nasopharyngeal Swab video, Letter for families and support persons of acute care patients, Memo to contractors, suppliers and facility business visits

Call to Action - March 19, 2020 - Acute Care Visitor Restrictions, Guidelines for Screening of Manitoba Health Workers, Dedicated Testing Sites and Appropriate Stock, Storage and Use of PPE

Call to Action - March 19, 2020 - Routine practices, Nasopharyngeal swab, Upper Endoscopy Procedures, Phishing Attacks, Management of Home Visits, Protocols for Primary Care, Privacy and Security Considerations, Federal Financial Support to Families

Call to Action - March 18, 2020 - Accessing COVID-19 page, Donning and Doffing, Alternate Testing Sites, Supplier & facility Business visits, media releases

Call to Action - March 17, 2020 - online screening tool, cell phones, message from Lanette Siragusa, media releases

Call to Action - March 16, 2020 - Visitor restrictions, letter to volunteers, elective surgery, guidance on clinic services, social distancing

Call to Action - March 13, 2020 - Health Care Providers, Staff and Physicians advised NOT to travel

Call to Action - March 13, 2020 - non-essential work-related travel, social distancing, guidelines for Primary Care Providers and Supporting mental health and wellness