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COVID-19 Updates & Information

Check here daily for COVID-19 related updates at Deer Lodge Centre.


COVID-19 Information



COVID-19 Updates

April 9, 2021

There are currently no active cases or outbreaks related to COVID-19 at Deer Lodge Centre.


COVID-19 Vaccine

January 26, 2021

Everyone at Deer Lodge Centre was very excited to roll-out the first round of COVID-19 immunizations of Personal Care Home Residents and Chronic Care Patients on January 26, 2021!

The second dose of the vaccine is set to be provided beginning February 17, 2021. If you have any questions or concerns, please read the factsheets posted below or contact your unit Manager or Clinical Resource Nurse.

Please check the Province of Manitoba COVID-19 Vaccine Website for the most up to date information about the vaccine and other plans for immunization of Manitobans.

COVID-19 Vaccines Public Health Factsheet

COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Reactions Factsheet


DLC COVID-19 Asymptomatic Testing Pilot Project

December 17, 2020

The health and safety of our personal care home residents, and the staff who care for them each and every day, is a top priority. Since the spring, we have implemented a number of precautions to protect your loved one.

Beginning December 21, 2020, our facility will be one of three Manitoba Sites participating in a pilot project that will examine the benefits of asymptomatic surveillance testing of staff working in Manitoba PCHs.

This pilot will use the Abbot Panbio COVID-19 rapid antigen test and will test staff that are showing no symptoms of COVID-19 and have no known exposure to the virus.

As a participating facility, we encourage all staff to take part in this important initiative. Participation is voluntary and staff will be tested once per week.

Read full memo for more details…

Manitoba Backgrounder – Q&A Asymptomatic Testing in PCHs


See older COVID-19 related posts…


Access to the Centre

Accessing the Centre
We’re changing our Visitor Entrance location. Effective Thursday February 11, 2021, ALL VISITORS will now enter Deer Lodge Centre through the Day Hospital doors which are located on the east side of the building (off the Visitor Parking Lot).

Visit the WRHA or Province of Manitoba websites for information and resources related to COVID-19.


Single Site Staffing for Personal Care Homes

Shared Health Manitoba Letter to PCH Residents and Families re: Single Site Staffing

At the direction of the Provincial Public Health Office, Deer Lodge Centre will implement a “single-site staffing model” for nursing and support staff on our Personal Care Home Units beginning May 1, 2020.  If you would like to learn more about the “single-site staffing model”, please read the letter above from Shared Health Manitoba.  You may also call the Patient & Resident Inquires Hotline at 204-833-1760 for general inquires related to DLC.

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