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WRHA selects new President and CEO

April 29, 2021 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority's board of directors is pleased to announce Mike Nader has been chosen as the organization's new President and CEO.

Home care weather advisory

April 12, 2021 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is advising residents of Winnipeg that community health services - home care services, in particular - may be affected over the next few days, due to the stormy weather.

Data breach results from bag theft

April 9, 2021 – The WRHA advises that on March 26, 2021, a bag belonging to a Home Care employee of the WRHA was stolen from her vehicle. The bag contained information pertaining to the employee's daily schedule of activities, including personal health information for her clients.

WRHA announces opening of new pop-up testing site

July 23, 2020 – A new pop-up site for COVID-19 testing has been opened in Winnipeg, in order to accommodate a surge of public demand for testing which has resulted in a third consecutive day of record testing numbers.

COVID-19 Testing at 1284 Main St. Closed Today

July 2, 2020 – The COVID-19 testing site at 1284 Main St., the MPI location will be closed at noon today for the remainder of the day due to lack of shelter from extremely high temperatures.

Winnipeg’s growing population facing inequity in healthy living

December 18, 2019 – All five health regions across Manitoba released their Community Health Assessment Reports today, including the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA). The Winnipeg-based report highlights the city’s growing population as one that is enjoying a longer life expectancy of nearly a full year more than it did five years ago.

WRHA to focus on recruitment, patient flow following clinical reorganization

October 31, 2019 – With the major clinical changes to Winnipeg’s health-care system now largely completed, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is taking steps to stabilize day-to-day operations across the newly modernized system, focusing on initiatives to increase the nursing workforce and improve patient flow.

WRHA CEO announces retirement

October 17, 2019 – After more than 31 years in health care – including 2½ years as CEO of the WRHA – Réal Cloutier today announced his retirement.