Relaxed visitation restrictions at Manitoba well being facilities

The province is altering visitation ideas in care houses, clinics, and different care settings to mirror decrease COVID-19 transmission charges.

In a information launch, Shared Well being Manitoba says they’ve discovered proof of decrease COVID-19 transmission ranges throughout a number of areas, together with a drop in hospitalization charges, fewer care residence outbreaks, and a lower in employees sick time. Because of this the group is adjusting restrictions to permit for extra freedom of visitation and care.

Beginning Thursday, June 30, 2022, the variety of designated caregivers concerned within the day-to-day care of a affected person will go from two to as many as 4. Designated caregivers may also not be required to put on eye safety throughout visits or whereas caring for his or her family members, and care houses will now have extra room for social guests.

Two caregivers might now take a affected person into the emergency room as an alternative of only one, and now most cancers sufferers can have somebody go along with them to some varieties of appointments.

Masks are not required for out of doors appointments, however will nonetheless need to be worn inside.

The up to date steerage will be discovered on-line. LINK: https://sharedhealthmb.ca/information/covid-19-updated-guidance.pdf