COVID-19 Updates

PARIM is dedicated to supporting you and keeping you updated during this challenging time. This page will be updated regularly. If there is anything you think should be included, please let us know at [email protected].
Please contact Occupational Health if you have urgent questions. The provincial OESH toll free number is 1-888-203-4066 (includes HSC and WRHA, and all urgent evening/weekend calls).

Information and resources are being regularly updated at the COVID-19 Providers Site

Recent News

The WRHA Employee Discount program is being regularly updated. See here for available discounts:

Operational Updates: The latest from Shared Health, PGME, and Manitoba Health

Safety, Essential Services and Financial Support

PPE: All healthcare workers should have access to PPE whenever necessary. Updated information available on the Shared Health Website:
Update (December 23, 2021):

Alternative Accommodations: All Alternative Isolation Accommodations SOPs updated
AIA health-care support staff orientation package
AIA Frequently Asked Questions

Child Care: Essential Services Worker Child Care Request form

[email protected]
    1-888-213-4754 (toll free)
    (204) 945-0776

The following resources have been updated with the latest information:

These resources can be found on the Shared Health COVID-19 website at

Wellness Resources

Crisis Services

24-Hour Confidential Physician and Family Support Line:

Crisis Line (24/7)

MB Farm, Rural & Northern Support Services

Southern Health Wellness Line: The Wellness Support Line is for health care professionals in the Southern Health-Santé Sud region to debrief and talk to someone outside their normal support network and workplace.

Counselling Services

The Canadian Psychology Association has created a list of registered psychologists who have volunteered to provide services to healthcare workers. Please see here for details.

Free counselling and health services to Manitobans of all ages during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Here is a list of free services currently available.

Canadian Mental Health Association Manitoba – Wellness Response Line

Additional Resources

Guide for Health Care Providers for Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing of Patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Psychology Works” Fact Sheets from the Canadian Psychological Association

Self-care during COVID-19 pocket card:

Deals and Discounts for Health Care Workers

RDoC has compiled a nation wide list of available discounts:

The WRHA Employee Discount program is being regularly updated. See here for available discounts:

Additional Resources: Affiliated Organizations, Public Health and Research

University of Manitoba Residents, Faculty and Staff

COVID-19 Reports: These reports are produced by a collaboration of fellows, residents, medical students, faculty leads, and librarians from the University of Manitoba and the Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases community. Archived issues can be found at:

Affiliated Organizations

AFMC website

Canadian Medical Association


Doctors Manitoba – Resources for Health Care Providers

Resident Doctors of Canada (RDoC)

University of Manitoba COVID-19

World Health Organization COVID-19 page


Canadian Institutes of Health Research

John Hopkins University COVID-19 page

The Lancet COVID-19 Resource Centre

Updated Scientific Literature from the National Library of Medicine (USA)

The AFMC has created a page outlining medical research on COVID-19 taking place at Canadian Universities: