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.
April 30, 2020 – With the eyes of the world focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, Winnipeggers are encouraged to continue seeking care for all urgent and emergent health concerns, whether or not they are related to symptoms of COVID-19.
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.
November 28, 2019 – Data released today by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) indicates the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s (WRHA)* performance is either average or better than average for 69% of the health indicators that it monitors.
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.
October 10, 2019 – The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is advising residents of Winnipeg that community health services – home care services in particular – may be affected over the next few days, due to stormy weather.
May 29, 2019 – The emergency department at Concordia Hospital will become a 24/7 Urgent Care Centre on Monday, June 3, while similar changes remain on track at Seven Oaks General Hospital for September, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Shared Health announced today.