A Shared Health Facility
 COVID-19 Information: Latest updates for Manitobans and resources for health providers.

Welcome to Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg
24-hour inquiries, call 204-787-3661 or toll-free 1-877-499-8774
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To ensure a safe and comfortable environment for everyone, the following are
NOT PERMITTED in the buildings or on the grounds: smoking, vaping, weapons, alcoholic beverages or other intoxicants, fragrance oils. Please do not use perfume or scented products before coming to HSC Winnipeg or while you are in the hospital.Scented products can aggravate health issues. Thank You.


Send a personalized email greeting to your loved one in hospital
HSC Well Wishes program gives loved ones the opportunity to send adult patients a personalized greeting. It is a free service provided by HSC's Volunteer Services. Click here for more information and to send your greeting


Starting on Monday, May 25 at 6 p.m., the 820 Sherbrook Street entrance will be closing temporarily.

The Sherbrook Parkade will also be closed as of 6 p.m., Friday, May 22.

The elevator to Orange Bison Zone from the parkade will also not be available.

The drop-off/pick-up and waiting area for outpatient dialysis patients will now be located at 700 William Avenue.

Two entrances reopening

800 Sherbrook Street

  • Entrance will reopen with a screening station
  • Open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • ONLY staff working in the Rehab/Respiratory Hospital or patients seeking care in this area should be using this entrance

840 Sherbrook Street

  • Entrance will reopen with a screening station
  • ONLY staff working in the Children’s Hospital or patients seeking care in this area should be using this entrance

As part of the provincially-coordinated approach to preventing the spread of COVID-19, we are taking appropriate measures to protect staff and patients.

NEW - Items for delivery to patients
Items that cannot be wiped down for disinfection will not be accepted for delivery to patients. This includes flowers, cards, bedding, stuffed animals, books, magazines, puzzles, and so on.

NEW - Personal food for staff and patients: takeout, delivery, or brought-from-home
Food must be in a container that can be wiped down for disinfection (e.g., plastic or glass). Food and beverage items in cardboard or styrofoam containers purchased at facilities internal to HSC (24-hour Food Court, Starbucks, Garbonzo’s, Aaltos, Canad Inns, etc.) are allowed and do not need to be disinfected. Items in cardboard or styrofoam containers from external facilities are not allowed. Homemade or purchased food to share with coworkers or patients is not permitted. Click here for poster

NEW - Effective May 14, 2020 Manitobans who meet the COVID-19 testing criteria may self-refer to testing locations. All symptomatic Manitobans are being encouraged to get tested. Testing criteria (symptoms) have also been updated. For details and testing site locations, visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/locations.html

NEW - Scattering of Ashes ceremony has been CANCELLED
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the Scattering of Ashes ceremony originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 19 at 2:30 p.m. at Brookside Cemetery has been CANCELLED. To support all families who are grieving the loss of a child, we are providing this memorial service virtually. You are welcome to download the program (PDF) and personalize it as you wish. Once you’re ready to honour your child, the ceremony can be held in your backyard or neighbourhood park. Our Spiritual Health Services team continues to be available by phone at 204-787-3884 or 204-787-2071. We respectfully support the needs of all — whether you identify as spiritual, atheist, religious or agnostic.

Donations of specific supplies to support health care workers are now welcomed and greatly appreciated Click here for information about what's needed
If you have questions about donating other items (including food), please email your questions to community@sharedhealthmb.ca

Parking: The parkades at William Ave, Emily St, Tecumseh St, and HSC Women’s Hospital (underground) are open for patients and staff.
Sherbrook Parkade is temporarily closed for construction until Tuesday, May 19 at 7 a.m.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Visitor access is suspended
Exceptions for compassionate reasons or end-of-life will continue to be made on a case-by-case basis but will adhere to vigilant screening.
Exceptions:
end of life,
• prior to discharge visit to allow for discharge instructions/teaching to prepare the patient for discharge from hospital,
• day of discharge or after procedure/test where patient needs an escort or for patient who is frail,
• obstetrics,
• children under 18 years of age.
CancerCare Manitoba will allow one person to accompany cancer patients.
For pediatric patients, one (1) parent/guardian may visit at a time.

At the discretion of individual facility managers, one (1) visitor may be permitted to the following areas following screening: Obstetrics, NICU, PICU, Adult Emergency Children's Emergency.

Designated Entrances, Enhanced Screening
Before entering, all patients and staff will be screened (you will be asked several questions about your health and recent travel). Patients arriving at Adult Emergency, Children’s Emergency, Crisis Response Centre, and Sherbrook Dialysis will be screened by the triage and admitting staff. Security will be on-site to provide direction to the designated entrances.

Designated entrances for other patients and staff:
• 700 William Avenue (main entrance, Children’s Emergency, Adult Emergency)
• 820 Sherbrook Street
• Sherbrook Parkade (take the elevator to Orange Bison Zone)
• 665 William Avenue (HSC Women’s Hospital)
• 771 Bannatyne Avenue (PsychHealth Centre)

Designated entrance for staff and services only:
• 707 McDermot Avenue entrance is open only to staff and services.

CLOSED
• 685 William Avenue
(Community Services Building) entrance. Please enter at 700 William Ave or 820 Sherbrook and follow directions for tunnel access to the Community Services Building.
All other entrances remain CLOSED. Access to all office and support buildings and tunnels from the parkades is restricted to STAFF ONLY.


HSC WOMEN'S HOSPITAL - NEW LOCATION
Women's Health and Neonatal Intensive Care services are now provided at
665 William Ave (at the corner of Sherbrook St). For more information about the new facility, visit these links:


Shared Health acknowledges that it provides services in facilities located on the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. Shared Health Inc. respects that the First Nation treaties were made on these territories and acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.