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Outbreaks over at Flin Flon General Hospital, PCH, Northern Lights Manor: NHR

Outbreaks over at Flin Flon General Hospital, PCH, Northern Lights Manor: NHR

COVID-19 outbreaks at three Flin Flon-area health and long-term facilities are now considered over.
Flin Flon manor, personal care home, portion of hospital all COVID-19 outbreak sites: NHR, province

Flin Flon manor, personal care home, portion of hospital all COVID-19 outbreak sites: NHR, province

Two long-term care homes in Flin Flon are now considered to be COVID-19 outbreak sites according to provincial public health - along with part of Flin Flon General Hospital.
Outbreak confirmed at Northern Lights Manor: NHR

Outbreak confirmed at Northern Lights Manor: NHR

The Northern Lights Manor has locked back down following a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility.
Manitoba lifts public indoor mask mandate, northern travel restriction, few health orders remain

Manitoba lifts public indoor mask mandate, northern travel restriction, few health orders remain

The clock has struck midnight (well, 12:01 a.m.) for most of Manitoba’s remaining COVID-19 public health orders.
Flin Flon Personal Care Home outbreak now over, all affected residents recovered, spread limited: NHR

Flin Flon Personal Care Home outbreak now over, all affected residents recovered, spread limited: NHR

Both the provincial health ministry and the Northern Health Region (NHR) have confirmed that a COVID-19 outbreak at the Flin Flon Personal Care Home is now over.
Two staff test positive in Flin Flon PCH outbreak, but case growth limited among residents

Two staff test positive in Flin Flon PCH outbreak, but case growth limited among residents

A COVID-19 outbreak is still being considered active for the Flin Flon Personal Care Home. Staff members have gotten sick, but no further residents have tested positive so far.
Manitoba drops vaccine requirements, Sask. drops all remaining COVID-19 health orders

Manitoba drops vaccine requirements, Sask. drops all remaining COVID-19 health orders

Manitoba and Saskatchewan each saw big moves towards removing key health orders this week. Saskatchewan ended the few orders that remained in effect, while Manitoba removed one of its biggest own COVID-19-related orders.
Outbreak declared at Flin Flon Personal Care Home, two residents test positive: NHR, province

Outbreak declared at Flin Flon Personal Care Home, two residents test positive: NHR, province

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared for the Flin Flon Personal Care Home after two residents tested positive for the disease earlier this week.
New Manitoba health orders affect capacity limits, isolation calls; masks, vaccine cards gone next month

New Manitoba health orders affect capacity limits, isolation calls; masks, vaccine cards gone next month

Manitoba has announced plans to speed up its easing of public health orders, with most capacity limits going bye-bye next week, along with orders for close contacts to isolate.
Manitoba expands booster eligibility to 12-to-17-year-olds with health conditions, possible risk factors

Manitoba expands booster eligibility to 12-to-17-year-olds with health conditions, possible risk factors

More Manitobans are now eligible to receive a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine.