Regional Health Services
Southern Health-Santé Sud Regional Health Authority offers a wide range of programs and services at different locations throughout the Region. Our goal is to provide you with the highest quality care and for you to have a safe passage through your health care experience.
Health Links is a 24-hour, 7-days a week telephone information service.
Staffed by registered nurses with the knowledge to provide answers over the phone to health care questions and guide you to the care you need.
Call anytime 204-788-8200 in Winnipeg or toll-free 1-888-315-9257
Home Care Services
Home care services are provided free of charge to residents served by Southern Health-Santé Sud and can be arranged on a short-term basis or on an extended basis. Home care provides essential support in the home to anyone – regardless of age – who requires health care services or assistance with activities of daily living. In addition, supportive services may include individual and family supportive counseling, assistance navigating the housing continuum, health education, geriatric assessment, health surveillance, nursing, rehabilitation and personal care assistance.
If you have any questions or general inquires related to Home Care please contact:
Long Term & Continuing Care Association of Manitoba
As our population ages and health status changes, many more of us are thinking about the support a loved one might need. “We often get calls from the public asking for information and help looking for housing and care, the options available, and points to consider when making a choice.” Check out our website in the NAVIGATION section called ‘Where Do I Start?’
FLU CLINIC INFO
Get the Shot … Not the Flu!
The flu shot is FREE to all Manitobans 6 months of age at no charge. When attending clinics, please bring your Manitoba Health Card and wear short/loose-fitting sleeves.
Health Care Directive – contact Southern Health-Santé Sud Regional Health Authority
Falls Prevention Information
Staying On Your Feet
Taking Steps to Prevent Falls
You CAN Prevent Falls
Manitoba Association of Foot Care Nurses
Manitoba Health Insurance Plan & Benefits
Manitoba Health Card – lifetime identification number for each family member. To report changes in addresses or to replace your card.
For medical and hospital service information contact:
Want to talk to a dietitian? Get free nutrition information.
Call Dial-a-dietitian: 1-877-830-2892
Medication Information Line for Everyone (MILE)
Do you have questions about your medications?
This service is provided by pharmacy consultants.
Eye Exams for Seniors
Manitoba Health Insurance will cover one complete routine eye exam every two years for individuals 65+. Contact Manitoba Health Insurance Plan & Benefits for more information.
Senior Eyeglass Program
Limited financial assistance to Manitoba residents 65+ toward the purchase of eye glasses once every 3 years or more often if there is a change in vision. Claim forms available from optometrists and opticians.
For more information contact: Manitoba Health – Insured Benefits:
Applications are available at Manitoba pharmacies or on the Manitoba Health website.
To listen to basic information contact:
Emergency medical conditions Call 911
In communities without 911 service, consult your phone directory.
Non-emergency health conditions and questions (These include concerns such as a high fever in a toddler, blood pressure information, possible fracture/sprain, etc.)
Call Health Links-Info Santé :
Phone: 204-788-8200 in Winnipeg or Toll-Free: 1-888-315-9257
Finding a family doctor:
Call the Family Doctor Connection line:
Phone: 204-786-7111 in Winnipeg or Toll-Free: 1-866-690-8260
Manitoba Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs:
Manitoba in motion website:
Flu & pneumonia shots:
Find information on the Seasonal Flu website:
Wait time information:
Find out more information on wait times online:
Contact Community Information:
Other community resources providing help, support and information:
Phone: 204-287-8827 in Winnipeg or Toll-Free: 1-866-266-4636
Manitoba Health Client Services:
Are you covered? If you have questions about whether Manitoba Health covers a service
300 Carlton Street, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3M9
Phone: 204-786-7101 in Winnipeg or Toll-Free: 1-800-392-1207
Need more info? Contact Manitoba Government Inquiry
Phone: 204-945-3744 or Toll-Free: 1-866-MANITOBA (1-866-626-4862)
Minister of Health
Minister of Health
Winnipeg MB R3C 0V8
24-hour help lines (province-wide):
Klinic Crisis Line:
Domestic Violence Crisis & InformationLine:
Farm and Rural Stress Line:
Gambling Help Line:
Child and Family Services:
Klinic Sexual Assault Crisis Line:
Kids Help Phone:
Youth Emergency Crisis Stabilization Services:
Manitoba Suicide Prevention Line:
Senior Abuse Support Line