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Important Websites with Current Information

The federal government has a site that provides information and stats on COVID-19 broken down by Province – https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/Canada-COVID-19/id1505010304

The Government of Canada has published an Outbreak Update web site that tracks the current situation in Canada. Nonprofit organizations may find the sections on preparing communitiesworkplaces, and schools and daycares helpful in reducing the spread of infection. For instance, employers are encouraged to promote good hygiene, and consider flexible work arrangements and paid sick leave options..

The federal government also provides advice for international travellers, as well as health notice updates for specific countries. The update site also provides information on Coronavirus and First Nations communities.

The federal government has one page that captures some of the specific information and insight related to COVID-19 and people with disabilities located here: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/guidance-documents/people-with-disabilities.html?mc_cid=a3895e44e0&mc_eid=d801601db9

Shared Health: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/

*online screening tool available on this site.

World Health Organization Website: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

Resource List – General Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention                      (as of Sept 28th)

Where to go for Information

Manitoba Health Seniors and Active Living: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/index.html

Shared Health has information for health care providers as well as posters that can be downloaded and shared: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/

Resources

The following sections provide links to some key resources from Shared Health and Manitoba Health Seniors and Active Living (MHSAL) you may choose to share with community. This list is not exhaustive but can be used as a quick reference guide.

 Please ensure you are regularly visiting Shared Health and MHSAL websites above for the most up to date information for the public.

 Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention

 Hygiene Posters

Wearing a mask

  • How to safely use a non-medical mask or face covering

 Wear it well: A mask how-to for kids (video)

 Testing

Specific Guidance

COVID-19 Epidemiology Data

Pandemic Response System

Mental Health Resources

Resource List – COVID-19 Resources Translated into Multiple Languages

 Information from Manitoba Government Websites:

1) Should I get tested for COVID-19? poster

Available on Shared Health website: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/posters/

2) Social (Physical) Distancing poster

Available on the MB Health website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/resources.html

3) Reduce my risk & Testing – audio

Available on the MB Health website: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/resources.html

3) Hand Hygiene – Poster

Available on the Shared Health website: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/hand-hygiene-posters/

4) Cough etiquette – Poster

Available on the Shared Health website: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/covid19/providers/cough-etiquette-posters/

5) Isolation & Self-Monitoring For Symptomatic Individuals Recovering at Home – Factsheet

Available on the MB Health website here: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/resources.html

September 17, 2020 update: Versions of these fact sheets in other languages are being translated and will be updated as soon as they become available

6) Self-Isolation (Quarantine) & Self-Monitoring For Returning Travellers and Contacts of Cases – Factsheet

Available on the MB Health website here: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/resources.html

September 17, 2020 update: Versions of these fact sheets in other languages are being translated and will be updated as soon as they become available

 7) How to care for a person with COVID-19 at home – Factsheet

Available on the MB Health website here: https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/updates/resources.html

September 17, 2020 update: Versions of these fact sheets in other languages are being translated and will be updated as soon as they become available

Information from international, national, and local sources:  

      • There are many many more resources than listed here, this is a current snapshot of information available in multiple languages.   

1) Public Health Agency of Canada

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Awareness resources: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/awareness-resources.html

Available in English and French and includes a note “Some resources are available in multiple languages.”

You click each resource to find out what language it is available in. Most videos and audio are bilingual; and printed materials are more likely to have been translated. 

2) World Health Organization

Advice for the Public: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

There is a language toggle with some materials translated:

      • Arabic
      • Chinese (simplified)
      • French
      • Russian
      • Spanish

3) Ethnocultural Council of Manitoba (ECCM)

Covid-19 Manitoba’s state of emergency summary and social distancing guideline in different languages: https://ethnomanitoba.ca/covid-19/

Multilingual Supports for Parents and Students: Returning to School https://ethnomanitoba.ca/welcoming-our-students-back-restoring-safe-school/

4) Immigration Partnership Winnipeg

COVID-19 Resources and Information: https://www.ipwinnipeg.org/ipw-response-to-covid-19  (this lists many Manitoba provincial government resources and Public Health Agency of Canada resources in one place.)

5) MFL Occupational Health Centre

Information Sheets for Essential Workers: http://mflohc.mb.ca/covid-19/information-sheets-for-essential-workers/

Powerpoint on how to Prevent COVID shared via WRHA: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kv9Xi8v0n9kVMTwZ4bHJlgbbH0mqi0OI/view?usp=sharing 

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