COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs

On December 9, 2020, Health Canada approved Canada’s first vaccine for COVID-19. The Province quickly followed up by announcing a recruitment campaign to staff the its immunization clinics. The Minister of Health also issued a Ministerial Order, authorizing...

Nasopharyngeal Sample Collection FAQs

Can LPNs collect samples by nasopharyngeal swab? Yes. Collecting samples by nasopharyngeal swab is within the scope of practice of the practical nursing profession in Manitoba.  Manitoba’s LPNs have the authority to perform this activity if they are competent to...

LPN Services During Code Red

Updated: January 16, 2021 As part of the Province’s pandemic response, new orders under The Public Health Act took effect on November 12, 2020.  These orders were extended on January 8, 2021.  Under these new orders, to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all Manitobans...

COVID-19: Mental Health Support for Nurses

Updated: November 6, 2020 During these challenging times, LPNs are encouraged keep their own health and well-being a priority. The following resources offer mental health support to health care professionals, including nurses, who are facing the pressure of working on...

Help Needed in Manitoba’s COVID-19 Response

Shared Health is seeking LPNs, GPNs and SPNs for a variety of casual, part-time and full-time positions. Now, more than ever, the compassionate and caring support of Manitobans who have trained for a career in health care is needed. Shared Health Manitoba Letter to...