On August 3, 2021, Dr. Brent Roussin announced upcoming changes to the Provincial Health Order. For full details please click here.
On August 5th, Shared Health issued an update for all health care workers working in health care facilities from Covid-19 Incident Command. Click here to view the bulletin.
MATA is recommending that members continue to:
- wear a mask if the health care provider deems it appropriate
- prioritize the maintenance of physical distancing in their clinic settings, waiting rooms, etc.
The use of physical barriers such as plexiglass between patients and reception staff, and tracking of individuals onsite for contact tracing purposes, remain recommended practices.
Please note that if any 2 staff or Health Care Provider test positive for COVID-19, the clinic must contact shared health and will be advised on how to proceed.
Manitoba has not yet experienced the fourth wave. Dr. Roussin has indicated regional restrictions may still be implemented if changes are noted in the coming weeks. Athletic Therapists are advised to pay close attention to the COVID-19 health orders.