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Text scam alert

March 18, 2022 – The WRHA has recently been made aware that members of the community are receiving text messages claiming to be from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority “WRHA” and asking recipients to click on an e-transfer link.

‘Dial Don't Drive’ saved my life

February 28, 2022 – I was having a heart attack. All the signs were there but I didn't think it could happen to me. The reality was, after 20 years of responding to medical emergencies with Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services (WFPS) as a District Chief of Paramedic Operations (DCPO), I was the one who needed help.

New treatment options available for those at greater risk from COVID-19

February 22, 2022 – Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Manitoba's health care professionals have been clear that vaccination remains your best defense against the virus. That's still the case. It's reassuring to know, however, that new treatments for COVID-19 are now available, by referral, for adult patients who meet the required criteria.

Ode’imin a new step in reconciliation journey

February 7, 2022 – Ode'imin (ooh-day-min) located at 603 St. Mary's Road, at the fork of St. Anne's and St. Mary's Road, has been home to what Manitobans have known as the Birth Center for the last ten years. On December 9th it was gifted with its Spirit name of ‘Ode'imin', the Ojibwa word for strawberry.

Services affected by staff shortages

January 21, 2022 – As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly in our community, we have seen an increase in both hospitalizations and outbreaks at many of our sites, and as part of our response, have redeployed many staff to the areas of greatest need.

Budgies herald return of better times at personal care home hit hard by COVID-19

November 1, 2021 – In the old days, workers carried canaries into coal mines as a means of detecting the presence of dangerous gases. Today, two budgies named Goldie and Links are harbingers of something far more positive: the return – at least to a significant degree – of laughter and a sense of normalcy for the residents, families, and staff at Golden Links Lodge.

What you need to know about personal care home eligibility

August 16, 2021 – Most of us don't like to think about placing ourselves or a loved one into a personal care home (PCH) or long-term care facility, so it comes as no surprise that it's a process often avoided until every feasible alternative has been exhausted.

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