IRTC COVID-19 Pandemic Bulletin #2 – March 19, 2020

COVID-19 PANDEMIC BULLETIN # 2 March 19, 2020


  • The total number of lab-confirmed positive and presumptive positive cases in Manitoba remains at 17 at this
  • Public health investigations are continuing on the seven additional positive cases identified yesterday. It appears that six of the seven cases are related to travel. Further information about travel is pending for the seventh
  • Effective March 18, 2020 the IRTC main office and sub- office will be working virtually to avoid social contact to maintain precautionary measures on COVID-19.
  • IRTC will remain operating with essential services
  • IRTC has suspended any program staff travels to our IRTC Member Communities to avoid possible risks to the communities.
  • Testing sites for COVID-19 are accessible by referral only. These sites are not walk-in, and require screening from Health Links – Info Santé (204-788-8200 or toll-free at 1-888-315- 9257) OR online COVID-19 screening tool:
  • There are 8 testing sites with more locations TBA:
    • Winnipeg (several locations)
    • Selkirk (1st drive-thru testing site)
    • Pine Falls
    • Eriksdale (opening early next week)
    • Thompson
    • The Pas
    • Brandon
  • IRTC Health staff continue to work on resources and fact sheets for community members. These are posted on the IRTC Facebook page

We remind you to protect yourself while out in public. Please wash your hands frequently and maintain a distance of about 2 meters from others.

For the most up-to-date, factual, information on COVID- 19 please visit


Lake Manitoba Health Centre

Little Saskatchewan Health Centre

Pinaymootang Health Centre

Dauphin River Health Centre

Peguis COVID-19 Hotline

Kinonjeoshtegon Health Centre


Karl Zadnik: 204-956-7413

Cindy Garson: 431-334-8761

Seetta Roccola: 204-782-0592

Liz Bone: 204-782-3651

Josie Kent: 204-799-1294

Donna Thompson: 204-302-0959

Shannon Spence: 204-914-2391

Tosan Okorosobo: 204-869-2082

Darlene Bird: 204-281-7388

Lalith Nagella: 204-590-9603

Coutney McLean: 204-619-7914

IRTC Wellness Team:

Sheri Gould: 204-302-0078

Marcie Tavares: 204-803-0700 Treena McPherson:204-302-1344

IRTC Jordan’s Principle:

Alyssa Monkman: 431-338-4349

Mille Anderson: 204-891-3409

Martin McLean  204-280-0232