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April 27, 2020 COVID -19 Alternative Isolation Accommodation Packing Suggestions COVID-19 Alternative Isolation Accommodation Items to Consider Packing for your Isolation Medical Items • Thermometer x Ibuprofen as you may have a few headaches while in isolation • Your prescriptions, and other medications and/or medication supplies that you require • Masks, gloves • Nicotine patch/gum […]

Coping with a Diagnosis of Breast Cancer The diagnosis of breast cancer is a life-altering event. If you have just been told that you have breast cancer, you are likely anxious and scared about what this will mean for you and your family. You may also be feeling overwhelmed with the tests, treatment options and […]

PATIENT & FAMILY EDUCATION Talk with one of our nurses in person or by phone. Discuss a breast or gynecological cancer diagnosis, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormonal therapy, survivorship, reconstruction, recurrence etc. PEER SUPPORT We can match you to talk with a trained volunteer who has had a similar breast or gynecological cancer diagnosis, treatment, circumstance […]

Hi, my name is Lori Santoro and I am the Breast Cancer Navigator at CancerCare Manitoba Breast Cancer Centre of Hope. My role as a nurse is to help you further understand or answer questions you may have about your pathology, surgery options, and/or possible treatments. 2 The Breast Cancer Centre of Hope is a […]

Final Updated: April 27, 2020 ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS FOR RURAL AND NORTHERN FIRST NATIONS YOUTH Introduction: Effective March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Manitoba identified its first COVID -19 positive case on March 12 th. Shortly the reafter, First Nations communities within Manitoba began limiting access into or out […]

1  April 27, 2020 COVID-19 Guidance for Alternative Isolation Accommodation (Hotel) COVID-19 Alternative Isolation Accommodation Guidance for Alternative Isolation Accommodation (Hotel) On March 2 0, 2020, the Manitoba government declared a province-wide state of emergency under The Emergency Measures Act to protect the health and safety of all Manitobans. To reduce the spread of COVID-19 […]

October 31, 2020 COVID -19 Tips for Extended PPE Use 1 COVID-19 – Tips for Extended PPE Use NOTE: Extended use of PPE is a deviation from usual I nfection Prevention and C ontrol Practices. Follow the posted Shared Health guidance to ensure you are wearing PPE safely. Latest updates are included in BLUE. SKIN […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Postpartum Care at Home: Caring for yourself and your newborn June 29, 2020 You have symptoms and have been tested for COVID-19. If your test result is positive you are asked to isolate and recover at home to limit the ri sk of spreading COVID-19 to others. If you have been tested and […]

A Guide for Primary Care Providers for Supporting Patients in Distress During COVID -19  Normalize and validate  Stress, anxiety, fear, sadness, and anger are all natural responses to difficult situations  Some anxiety and fear is normal during times like these  Common stressors include: fears of infection, frustration and boredom, disrupted routines, […]

NON-MEDICAL MASKS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR: • people who suffer from an illness or disability that makes it difficult to put on or take off a mask • those who have difficulty breathing • children under the age of 5 years DON’T JUDGE OTHERS FOR NOT WEARING A MASK. Kindness is important as some people […]

Document #: CO -1 Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for: Protocol Swabbing (Adult & Pediatric) Status: v. 3 Revised: Nov. 25, 2020 Note: latest updates will appear in blue For COVID -19 Page 1 of 4 The Process: Step Instructions Before You Start • Assemble all supplies such as PPE, transport medium, and flocked swab. o […]

How can I stay healthy? • Clean your hands often with soap andwater or hand sanitizer. • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. • Avoid close contact with sick people. • Get vaccinated! Talk to your health care provider to see what’s right for you. When you are at a clinicor health care facility […]
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