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COVID-19 Update from Fisher River Health Services – Sunday March 15, 2020

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March 15th, 2020
RE: Update on COVID-19 #4
As of today, MB Health Media Bulletin #13, there have been three additional presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 identified in Manitoba, this brings the number of lab-confirmed positive cases in Manitoba to 4 and presumptive positive cases to 3, for a total of 7 cases. Patient contact and public health investigations are on-going.
Health Centre protocol to take place come Monday March 16th:
If showing and or not sure of the signs and symptoms that you may be experiences, please call the Fisher River Health Centre
The following questions will be asked:

  • Do you have any cold or flu symptoms – Yes/No
    (Cough, fever, sore throat, runny nose, fatigue, headache)
  • Traveled internationally & or outside MB? – Yes/No
  • Been in close contact with an ill person with respiratory symptoms that have traveled? – Yes/No
  • Been exposed to laboratory specimens known to contain COVID-19? – Yes/No

When entering the Health Clinic, you will be asked the above questions and may be asked to put a mask on for the protection of yourself and others.

  • Please be advised Fisher River Health Centre does not do any testing for the COVID-19 virus as it is not a testing site.
  • Reminder of weekend and after hours, please call PEM if you have any signs and or symptoms, they will provide you with direction

Please Note: due to daily meetings and tele-conferences, staff maybe experiencing high volume of calls, with this being said we kindly ask for your patience during this time.
With lots of information becoming available on-line, please keep in mind that some of it may be misleading therefore it is highly recommended you keep informed with the following links that are legit:
https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/coronavirus/
https://www.canada.ca/publichealth
COVID-19DailyUpdates@sharedhealth.ca
Any questions or concerns, please contact Tanya Kirkness, Nurse-in-Charge, and or Lana Harper at the Fisher River Health Centre at 204-645-2689.
The Fisher River Health Centre will continue providing regular updates regarding the COVID-19, also know as Corona Virus, as the changes and updates are provided from Manitoba Health.
Respectfully,
Lynette McDonald
Director of Health
Fisher River Health Centre

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