March 22, 2020
Public health officials advise the total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba remains 19 at this time.
Any person concerned about their exposure to or risk of having COVID-19 should call Health Links–Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or toll-free at 1-888-315-9257 to be screened to see if a test is required.
The online screening tool is now available in an interactive voice response (IVR) format. The tool asks callers standard screening questions for COVID-19. If needed, it directs those who may require a conversation with a health-care professional to Health Links–Info Santé. People who want to self-screen can call (toll-free) 1-877-308-9038.
Eleven community testing sites throughout the province are open. The public is reminded that a referral to these sites are needed and that they are not walk-in clinics. Information on locations and hours of operation are available at www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/locations.html.
For more information and to access the online screening tool for COVID-19, visit www.manitoba.ca/covid19.