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: July 24)
  • 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)
  • COVID-19 Point of Care Risk Assessment Tool, click here (revised: July 16)
  • 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: August 4)
  • 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: July 14)
  • List of aerosol generating medical procedures, click here (revised: July 14)
  • Aerosol Generating Medical Procedures - Isolation Requirements, click here (revised: May 5)
  • 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: July 27)
  • Personal Care Home/Transitional Care Centres Resources, click here (latest update: August 4)
  • Public Health Resources, click here (latest update: July 9)

Resources for Staff Health and Safety

  • Personal Protective Equipment, click here (latest update: July 29)
  • 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)


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

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

Call to Action - April 29, 2020 - New Posters, Virtual Tools and Temporary Licensed Child Care Search

Call to Action - April 28, 2020 - Expanded Testing Criteria (All Symptomatic Individuals) and Adult Emergency Medicine Guidelines for Code Blue

Call to Action - April 27, 2020 - Checks for Employment, Eye Protection Cleaning Instructions

Call to Action - April 24, 2020 - HCW with underlying medical Conditions - revision, CPA Manitoba Accounting for Bravery

Call to Action - April 23, 2020 - Guideline for Screening of Manitoba Health Care Workers and IP&C After Hours contact, Terminal (Discharge) cleaning, PPE Supply Management in Surgery, Health Care Workers with Underlying Medical Conditions, Provincial PPE

Call to Action - April 22, 2020 - Testing in Acute Care and Avoiding Contamination of PPE