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COVID-19 March 23 Update - Tools Updated to Reflect Change in Screening and Testing Criteria

COVID-19 Update: March 23, 2020

Public health officials advise the number of lab-confirmed positive and presumptive positive cases in Manitoba is 20 at this time.

Information and resources are being regularly updated at the links below. Please review and share as appropriate with leadership, sites, physicians and partners in long term care.

 

New & Updated Information by section:

Note: Tools have been updated to reflect the change in screening and testing criteria announced earlier today.

Additional signage will be updated and available on the website March 24, 2020.

 

Latest Operational Updates

Non-Essential Diagnostic Services https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-non-essential-diagnostic-services.pdf

Virtual visit solutions https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-virtual-visit-solutions.pdf

Acute Care facility visitor restrictions https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-acute-care-visitor-restrictions.pdf UPDATED

Support services to seniors https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-support-services-to-seniors.pdf UPDATED

Change in screening & testing criteria https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-change-in-screening-and-testing-criteria.pdf

Visitor restrictions at acute and long term care facilities https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-visitor-restrictions.pdf UPDATED

Designated entrances to support enhanced screening at HSC https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-hsc-designated-entrances.pdf UPDATED

Provincial guidance on the management of elective surgery https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-elective-surgery.pdf UPDATED

Considerations for use of volunteers https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-volunteer-guidelines.pdf UPDATED

Media bulletin #29 https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/?archive=&item=47177

 

Resources for Staff and Sites

AFM – Screening questions for clients and community members https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/afm-screening-questions.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 screening and testing fact sheet https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-screening-testing-fact-sheet.pdf UPDATED

Information for physicians and staff https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/coronavirus-info-for-staff.pdf UPDATED

Algorithm for designated COVID-19 testing sites https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-algorithm-for-designated-testing-sites.pdf UPDATED

Community testing locations https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-testing-protocols-for-pcps.pdf UPDATED

Triage process for alternate points of entry (other than emergency / urgent care) https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/COVID-19-screening-for-points-of-entry-and-admitting.pdf UPDATED

Algorithm for designated COVID-19 testing sites https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-algorithm-for-designated-testing-sites.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 ED/UC algorithm https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/COVID-19-update.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 Highlights – Provincial https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/COVID-19-highlights-provincial.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 Highlights – Winnipeg https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/COVID-19-highlights-winnipeg.pdf UPDATED

Guidance for upper endoscopy procedures https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-guidance-for-upper-endoscopy-procedures.pdf UPDATED

Primary Care Providers in Community https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-primary-care-providers-in-community.pdf UPDATED

Managing COVID-19 presentations in Emergency / Urgent Care Departments https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/novel-coronavirus-quick-reference.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 Highlights – Provincial https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/COVID-19-highlights-provincial.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 Highlights – Winnipeg https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/COVID-19-highlights-winnipeg.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 Specific Disease Protocol (Winnipeg) – Acute & Community Settings https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/IPC-acute-care-manual-provincial.pdf UPDATED

COVID-19 Specific Disease Protocol (Provincial) – Acute & Community Settings https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/IPC-acute-care-manual-winnipeg.pdf UPDATED

 

Posters

Attention visitors – English – 8.5 x 11  https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/attention-visitors-letter.pdf Additional sizes available UPATED

COVID-19 Testing Location – English https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-testing-location-letter.pdf Additional sizes and languages available UPDATED

Do I need to be screened? https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/do-i-need-to-be-screened.pdf UPDATED

 

As always, up-to-date information is available at the following locations:

Information for the Public: https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/

Information for Health Care Providers, Physicians & Staff https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/

 

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