Imaging Procedures We are continuously assessing our ability to provide scheduled diagnostic services procedures. At this time, we encourage all patients to continue to attend their appointment unless otherwise directed. Please know that we are taking all recommended measures to protect your safety. Here’s some important information to help you prepare for your exam. Shared Health supports […]
Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.9 per cent and 29 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. However, a case previously reported on Sept. 19 was removed from the case totals. This means the total net new cases today is 28, bringing […]
A new online dashboard is being launched today at www.manitoba.ca/vaccine to provide timely information to Manitobans about the immunization campaign. It is updated daily and includes:• doses received and administered;• percentage of Manitobans aged 18 or older who are fully vaccinated;• a projection on the number of immunizations planned over the next 28 days; and• […]
Suicide is not a new consequence of mental illness, but it is an important one, particularly here in Manitoba, where, according to a 2018 report by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, our rate of suicide leads the nation at 13.5 per 100,000 people vs. the Canadian average of 11.5 per 100,000.
Public health officials advise the current five-day COVID-19 test positivity rate is 1.8 per cent and 13 new cases of the virus have been identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. However, a case previously identified on Aug. 30 was removed as it was determined to be from out of province. This brings the total net […]
To date, three presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Manitoba. In addition, Manitoba public health officials are recommending that Manitobans should consider taking additional social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Public health is updating a flight number from Vancouver International Airport to Winnipeg where individuals may have been exposed […]
As of today, Manitoba has no laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19. The overall risk to Manitobans remains low. Updated information related to COVID-19 is available at www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/. Read full story
Generosity of Manitobans prompts spike in registrations at Sign Up for Life 1,206 Manitobans registered as organ and tissue donors following yesterday’s announcement of the province’s move to an online registry. The response is the second highest spike in registrations experienced since www.signupforlife.ca was launched.
Breast health Breast health is important for everyone. The more you know about your breasts, the easier it will be to notice changes to them. The 3 Bs of breast health The three Bs of breast health are: Be healthy: this includes living in a healthy way to decrease your risk of breast cancer Be aware: this means looking […]
“I love working in rural Manitoba and I am so excited to come to work every day,” says Physician Assistant Alexandra Abt. “I am honoured to be a part of a patient’s care team and my aim is to treat everyone as a person, not as a patient.” On November 27 Shared Health celebrates National […]
Medical Staff Medical staff bylaws Information relevant to medical staff practicing within Shared Health, including Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg (HSC): Shared Health Medical Staff bylaw WRHA Medical Staff bylaw Serious adverse drug reaction and medical device incident reporting On Dec. 16, The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) came into effect in Canada. […]
Public health officials advise four additional deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported today including:• a female in her 50s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud region;• a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region and linked to the outbreak at Victoria Hospital;• a male in his 70s from the Winnipeg health region and […]
Public health officials advise three additional deaths in people with COVID-19 have been reported today including:• a female in her 70s from the Winnipeg health region;• a female in her 80s from the Winnipeg health region; and• a female in her 90s from the Southern Health–Santé Sud health region, linked to the outbreak at Heritage Life Personal Care […]
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living is advising that two new COVID-19 testing sites will be opening this week, a drive-up location located at 1 Research Rd. at the University of Manitoba’s SmartPark and drive-thru location at 485 George Ave. in Winkler. The new drive-up site at the University of Manitoba will open on Sunday, […]