COVID-19 Resources

Welcome to the University of Manitoba Covid-19 resource page.

These resources are sourced from experts both within the Province of Manitoba as well as links to external resources that will be of interest to health practitioners seeking guidance in information about the Covid-19 virus including epidemiology, clinical course, testing, treatment and links to research. These links are for educational purposes only and are not intended to replace in time clinical judgement.

Educational Resources

University of Manitoba, Department of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology Covid-19 Report
A weekly report to answer clinically relevant questions by summarizing the most recent evidence.

University of Calgary Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development.
Recordings and updates from the Covid-19 March Update. (March 18, 2020)

University of British Columbia CPD- Covid-19 Webinar


COVID-19 Recommendations

24th Annual Bug Day

Watch the 24th Annual Bug Day Recording Here:

This recording is eligible for non-certified Mainpro+ credits and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Section 2: Self-Learning credits. These are self-reporting through the respective Colleges.

Virtual Care Resources

Doctors Manitoba

Canadian Medical Association – Virtual Care Playbook

CFPC- Guide to Virtual Care Webinar

British Medical JournalCovid-19: remote consultations infographic


University of Manitoba, Department of Anesthesia resources

Resources from the University of Manitoba Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Navigating Medical Emergencies – An Interactive guide to patient management

April 22, 2020- “Covid 19 Update”- Dr. Jared Bullard – Associate Medical Director, Cadham Provincial Laboratory

‘Airway Management in COVID-19, It’s more than just about aerosols”- Dr. Hilary Grocott

April 15, 2020-” Covid-19 Update Questions and Answers” -Drs. F. Siddiqui, S. Lother, D. Funk

April 8, 2020- “Covid-19 Update Pandemic Planning” Drs. C. Christodoulou, E. Buchel, S. Lother
COVID-19 Pandemic Planning Update # 4 – Can The Biology of Other RNA Respiratory Viruses make this Pandemic Less “unprecedented”?

Health Care Professional Wellness

Coping during Covid-19- join Dr. Jillian Horton in this webinar series from the Canadian Medical Association

The Canadian Society of Physician Leaders- Ensuring Our Own Wellbeing as We Care for Others During the COVID-19

Building Your Self Care & Resilience Action Plan- Mental Health Committee of Canada


Providing Reasonable Care during Covid-19: CMPA Podcast

PPE and Precaution Resources

Sunnybrook Hospital – Donning and Doffing PPE for Aerosol Generating Procedures

CFPC webinar – The Covid-19 Pivot: Protecting Patients and Physicians during the Pandemic: – April 2, 2020

Shared Health – PPE On

Shared Health – PPE Off

Palliative Care and Communication Resources

Palliative Care During a Pandemic – CMAJ podcast

Covid Ready Communication Playbook – Vital Talk

Patient handout- “How to Talk to Loved Ones and Health Care Teams about your Wishes”- Dr. Amy Tam, University of Calgary

Serious Illness Conversation Guide – Fraser Health—Serious-Illness/Serious-Illness_Mini-Reference_COVID19-Guide.pdf

Recordings of Past Webinars

COVID19 Clinical Updates

June 16, 2020

Addiction Medicine in the Time of Covid-19 – June 16, 2020

June 9, 2020

COVID19 Clinical Updates – June 9, 2020

May 26, 2020

COVID19 Clinical Updates – May 26, 2020

May 12, 2020

COVID19 Clinical Updates – May 12, 2020

April 28, 2020

COVID19 Clinical Updates – April 28, 2020

April 14, 2020

COVID19 Clinical Updates – April 14, 2020

March 31, 2020

COVID19 Clinical Updates – March 31, 2020

Virtual Care in Mental Health and Primary Care

April 21, 2020

Virtual Care – April 21, 2020

Update on Medical Care of PCH Residents with Covid-19

November 9, 2020

Update on Medical Care of PCH Residents with Covid-19