Manitobans who became infected with Hepatitis C (HCV) after receiving a transfusion of blood or blood products before January 1, 1986 or between July 1, 1990 and September 28, 1998 in Manitoba may be eligible for a one-time payment of $10,000 through the Manitoba government.
Contact the Program office at 788-6339 (Winnipeg) or toll free at 1-866-357-0196.
The Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement is for the benefit of people infected with Hepatitis C through the blood system in Canada prior to January 1, 1986 or between July 2, 1990, and September 28, 1998, and certain members of their families.
The 1986 -1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement is for the benefit of people who contracted the Hepatitis C virus through the blood system in Canada between January 1, 1986 and July 1, 1990, and certain members of their families. The Manitoba government contributes to this federally administered program.
Information on the Red Cross Claim is available online at:
The information on this page is reviewed on a regular basis, and can be considered accurate as of January 2012.