Doctors Answer Common Vaccine Questions hits milestone with 150,000 eligibility checks For release: March 29, 2021 Answers to dozens of common public questions about the COVID-19 vaccine have been added to, an initiative created by Doctors Manitoba. “We’ve received thousands of questions from the public through, and today we are sharing answers to the most common questions,” […]

Doctors Share Answers to COVID Vaccine Questions provides answers and help for people considering a COVID-19 vaccine March 2, 2021 Doctors Manitoba has launched a new online resource to help answer common questions about the COVID-19 vaccines. “We created to help everyone learn more about the COVID vaccines, when and where they can get immunized, and the option to get […]

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Approved in Manitoba

Health Canada has approved the Oxford-AstraZenecar vaccine for use in battling COVID-19. The most flexible of the three vaccines now available in Canada, it will allow for a broader distribution as it only requires refrigeration, while the other vaccines require specialized freezers for transportation and storage. Canada will receive 20 million doses of AstraZeneca between […]

Apply to Manitoba Health to offer the COVID-19 vaccine

You can now apply to Manitoba Health to offer the COVID-19 vaccine! Physicians have been keen to support the immunization rollout, with 82% of family physicians and 30% of specialists expressing an interest in offering the vaccine in their practice in a recent Doctors Manitoba survey. Last month, Doctors Manitoba recommended planning for clinic-based immunizations […]

What’s it like getting immunized?

The province rolled out its immunization plans and eligibility priority last week, though health care providers have been eligible for several weeks. Some of our members who provide direct patient care in specific settings have already begun to get the vaccine. While the immunization rollout has not gone as quickly as originally promised, the physicians […]

News Release on Allocation

Seniors Care, Mental Health, and Chronic and Complex Care Prioritized in Agreement Reached Between Province and Doctors Manitoba Seniors Care, mental health, and care for chronic and complex conditions have been identified as shared priority areas of focus for Manitoba physicians and the provincial government in an agreement reached on the allocation of increased funding […]

COVID Immunizations: Physicians Can Help

Doctors Manitoba released the results from a survey of physicians today, indicating strong support among doctors for the COVID vaccines along with recommendations for how physicians could strengthen the COVID immunization rollout. “Our survey confirms physicians overwhelmingly support these new COVID vaccines and we see them as a way out of this pandemic,” said Dr. […]

Physicians for Physicians Now On Demand

On December 10, 2020, nearly 800 viewers tuned in to watch Physicians for Physicians, a special pandemic virtual event. The event spotlighted how COVID-19 has impacted the medical community, as well as honour this year’s Doctors Manitoba award winners. Our event is now available to view in full on demand! We’ve also included links to […]

Seven Inspirational Physicians Honoured

Last night, hundreds of physicians gathered virtually to recognize seven inspirational physicians from across Manitoba who have received this year’s Doctors Manitoba Awards. “Doctors Manitoba is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of these seven individuals dedicated to advancing medicine and improving care for their patients,” said Dr. Cory Baillie, President of Doctors Manitoba. “The […]

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