There has been a recent rise in COVID-19 cases in the community over the last several days. We must continue to follow the fundamentals which includes staying home when sick, wearing a face mask when out in public, hand washing/hand sanitizing often, testing when feeling sick and following all isolation procedures, & getting vaccinated including booster shots.
Rapid antigen tests are available through Public Health Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 pm, please pick up to have available on hand or for anyone experiencing symptoms and would like to test yourself or family members.
Nursing station Saturday & Sunday & on evenings @ 204 484-2031
Isolation procedures for all positive COVID-19 cases include:
Isolating from others for a 5 days from the first day of experiencing symptoms, or first day of test.
Call Public Health to report positive case, and to inquire about COVID-19 treatment.
It is very important that all COVID-19 positive cases be reported, reporting also helps to identify the type of virus in the community, and to help prevent future COVID-19 outbreaks in the community.
Some of the more commonly reported symptoms include:
- Muscle Aches
- Feeling tired
- Sore throat/hoarse voice
- Pink eye
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of taste or smell
- Skin rash
- Vomiting, diarrhea for more than 24 hours
- Nausea or loss of appetite
- Runny nose
- Poor feeding in an infant
Please remember we are still in the Pandemic, we must continue to diligent in following all the fundamentals, OIC’s & community bulletins.
Please call the Public Health department for more information @ 204 484-2341 and ask to speak to COVID-19 intake during working hours, after hours 4:30-9:00 Isolation on call @ 204 679-0279.
Public Health Department