What should I do if I think I have the virus?
Shared Health has created an online screening tool to help you determine if you should contact Health Links – Info Santé or seek other medical advice. To launch the online COVID-19 screening tool, click here and be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page. If you are instructed to contact Health Links – Info Santé, they can be reached at 1-888-315-9257 (or 204-788-8200 in Winnipeg).
The public is reminded that Covid-19 community screening sites require a referral from Health Links – Info Santé to be seen. For information on community screening locations and hours of operation, click here.
If you need immediate medical attention, call 911.
If you’ve been directly or indirectly impacted by COVID-19, please see below for links to additional support:
- For more information on Service Canada’s Regular EI Benefits (for those who have lost their job at no fault of their own) or EI Sickness Benefits (for those unable to work for medical reasons), click here.
- If you’ve lost income because of Covid-19, you may qualify for Service Canada’s Emergency Response Benefit. For more information on eligibility and how to apply, click here.
- The Government of Canada has announced a response plan to support business and tax payers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For up-to-date information on income support for families, income tax deferrals for business and individuals, mortgage default management tools for families experiencing financial difficulty, and much more, click here.
For more information on COVID-19, please see the following links:
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- The Province of Manitoba’s COVID-19 page (English)
- Pour les information en Français, cliquez ici
- Government of Canada’s Information Page about Covid-19
- Frequently Asked Questions about Covid-19 and Government of Canada’s response
- Manitoba Ministry of Health, Seniors and Active Living’s COVID-19 fact sheet (available in multiple languages)
This is a challenging time for many individuals and families. If you need to talk to someone, check out the following helplines:
- The Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba Inc. has launched a support line which can be reached at 204-925-0040. For more details, click here.
- For a complete listing of emergency, crisis and other helplines available to Manitobans, click here.
Note: We will be updating this page regularly as new information becomes available. (Last updated: April 2 at 12:34 pm)