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COVID-19 March 24 Update - New Resources Added - Guidance & Tools to Support Mental Wellness, Updated Guidance and Screening for Home Visits

COVID-19 Update: March 24, 2020

Public health officials advise the number of lab-confirmed positive and presumptive positive cases in Manitoba is 21 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:

 

Latest Operational Updates

Guidance and Tools to Support Mental Wellness https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/guidance-and-tools-to-support-mental-wellness.pdf *NEW

Media bulletin #30 https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.html?item=47217&posted=2020-03-24

 

Resources for Staff and Sites

Guidance and screening tool for management of home visits https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-guidance-and-screening-tool-for-management-of-home-visits.pdf *UPDATED to reflect change in criteria (travel, including travel within Canada)

Essential Services Worker Child Care Request Form https://forms.gov.mb.ca/GoMCovid19ESW/

Managing Stress during COVID-19 https://manitoba.ca/covid19/prepareandprevent/managingstress.html *NEW Resource

Helping Children and Teens Cope with Anxiety about COVID-19 https://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/helping-children-and-teens-cope-with-anxiety-covid-19/ *NEW Resource

Sara Riel 24-hour Warm-line https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/sara-riel-warmline.pdf *NEW Resource

 

Patient information

Important information for kidney patients https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-info-for-kidney-patients.pdf *UPDATED to reflect change in criteria (travel, including travel within Canada)

Important information for cancer patients https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-info-for-cancer-patients.pdf *UPDATED to reflect change in criteria (travel, including travel within Canada)

 

Posters

COVID-19 Testing Locations – English 8.5 x 11 https://sharedhealthmb.ca/files/covid-19-testing-location-letter.pdf other sizes and French also available *UPDATED to reflect change in criteria (travel, including travel within Canada)

 

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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