2016 News Releases

DECEMBER 2016
  30 Province Appoints Task Force Committee Co-chairs to Examine Emergency Department, Priority Procedure Waits
  21 Province Reduces Ambulance Fees Across Province
  19 Province to Fund Naloxone Kits for Police
   9 Public Health Update: Mumps in Manitoba
   5 Public Reminder of Opportunity to Share Views on Future of Health-Care System
NOVEMBER 2016
  28 Manitoba Government Announces Palliative Care Program Specialist to Enhance Services Throughout Province
  25 Province Launches New Awareness Campaign to Address Growing Opioid Drug Overdoses
  24 Statement by Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen Regarding Combatting the Flow of Fentanyl into Canada
  23 Stakeholder Consultations Next Step in Manitoba Paramedic Self-Regulation
  23 Public Asked to Share Ideas on Making Health-Care System More Effective, Efficient
  18 Province Celebrates Nurse Practitioner Day
  14 Province Advises Former Health Department Employee Inappropriately Accessed Personal Health Information
   8 Province Announces Regional Health Authority Boards Appointed
   1 Province Awards Contract for Health Care Sustainability and Innovation Review
OCTOBER 2016
  21 New Nursing Station Opens in Grand Rapids
  20 Public Health Update: Nine Cases of Mumps in Manitoba
  18 Federal-Provincial-Territorial Health Ministers Meeting Concludes in Toronto
SEPTEMBER 2016
  30 Manitoba Government Launches 2016 Influenza Immunization Campaign
  29 West Nile Virus Update #3
  15 Construction Beginning on New Emergency Department at Flin Flon General Hospital
   9 Manitoba to Host International One Welfare Conference
AUGUST 2016
  19 Public Health Reminder - Zika Virus
  16 Province Announces Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program to be Implemented in Manitoba
  12 West Nile Virus Update #2
  11 Manitoba Government Updates Regulations to Strengthen Regional Health Authority Boards
JULY 2016
  29 West Nile Virus Update #1
   8 Heat Advisory
JUNE 2016
  30 Manitoba Government Amends The Mental Health Act
   6 Increased Funding for Intravenous Cancer Drugs will Support Manitobans Fighting Cancer
MAY 2016
   5 Province Encourages Manitobans to Take Precautions to Minimize Risks of Tick Exposure
   3 Pallister Administration Sworn In
JANUARY 2016
  19 Manitoba Government Adding 59 New Medications to Pharmacare Program
  19 Province Announces New Mobile Clinic to Serve Manitobans in Interlake-Eastern Region
  18 Manitoba to Invest $1.8 Million to Increase MRI Scan Capacity
  15 Province To Expand Bilingual Health Services In St. Boniface This Spring
  15 Province Announces New CancerCare Manitoba Facility to be Built at Sherbrook and McDermot
  14 Province to Invest in New Primary Care Clinic in The Pas
  13 Province Creates New Task Force to Address Fentanyl, Opioid Drug Abuse
  12 Province Announces More Telehealth Sites to Serve Rural Manitoba Residents
  11 Manitoba Government Approves All-in-one Personal Identification Card
  11 Province Invests in Relocating, Expanding Community Cancer Program at Thompson General Hospital
   8 Province Releases Tender for New MRI Suite at Dauphin Regional Health Centre
   5 Province Accepts Report From Chief Provincial Public Health Officer