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Why do I volunteer?

April 25, 2022 – Volunteering at Concordia Hospital has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. Since I was little, I remember playing with my dolls and pretending to be a physician or a nurse.

Weather-related service delay update

April 14, 2022 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is deactivating the Severe Weather Response Plan for community health services, which includes home care services.

Dr. Joss Reimer accepts role of WRHA Chief Medical Officer

April 6, 2022 – Dr. Joss Reimer has accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer for the WRHA. Dr. Reimer comes to this role as a valued member of the WRHA's administrative and clinical teams through her work as the Medical Director of Population and Public Health. She is widely respected as a leader within the broader health care system, particularly through her most recent role as the Medical Lead and Official Spokesperson for the provincial Vaccine Implementation Taskforce.

Social Work is critical to pandemic recovery

March 28, 2022 – Social workers have always been essential to our health care system, supporting our community by providing and connecting people with the resources they need to improve their health, well-being and quality of life.

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.

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