Pandemic Response System
 


Caution

Yellow: CAUTION


  • The spread of COVID-19 is at low to moderate levels.
  • Household and close contact transmission is occurring in Manitoba.
  • There may be multiple and isolated small cluster outbreaks (or a small number of larger outbreaks) which are mostly contained.
  • Community transmission is low and/or localized/geographically limited.

Range of Response Measures

  • Gathering sizes may be limited, based on public health information at the time.
  • Travel restrictions may be put in place, based on conditions in other jurisdictions.
  • Residents of hospitals, long-term care, personal care homes, and assisted living facilities may be allowed to receive limited visitors with more relaxed rules for outdoors.
  • Child care centres are able to provide broad service, following physical distancing, enhanced cleaning, and other public health guidance.
  • Schools are open, provided that physical distancing and cohorting measures are in place. Where limitations are required, these will be on school-by-school basis with emphasis on maintaining full time school for K-6.
  • Day camps may have reduced occupancy limits.
  • ost-secondary institutions and vocational colleges may be able to provide learning in settings that require hands-on experience with occupancy limits and physical distancing requirements.
  • Sports and recreational activities for children and adults may operate with occupancy limits and physical distancing requirements.
  • Outdoor recreation facilities and golf courses may operate with some limitations/ additional requirements.
  • Public/private indoor and outdoor swimming pools may operate with physical distancing requirements (This does not apply to residential pools).
  • Fitness clubs and gyms may be able to operate with occupancy limits and physical distancing requirements.
  • Community centres and other multi-purpose facilities such as arenas and town halls may be able to operate with occupancy limits and physical distancing requirements.
  • Seniors centres/clubs may be able to operate with more restrictive occupancy limits for this population group.
  • Personal services, including manicurists and pedicurists, tattoo parlours, estheticians, cosmetologists, electrologists and tanning parlours, may be able to operate with physical distancing requirements.
  • Restaurants, cafes and other similar businesses may be able to operate indoor and outdoor services with physical distancing requirements.
  • Casinos may be able to operate with occupancy limits and physical distancing requirements.
  • Bars, beverage rooms, brew pubs, micro-brewers, distilleries and similar businesses may be able to operate indoor and outdoor services with physical distancing requirements.
  • Film productions may operate with physical distancing requirements

Detailed Description of Levels

  • At all levels, all Manitobans should follow these public health fundamentals.
  • Always stay at home when you’re sick, even if mildly ill.
  • Enhanced personal hygiene, including:
    • regular and thorough handwashing;
    • covering your nose and mouth with tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing;
    • avoid sharing food or drinks; and,
    • avoid touching your face.

People at higher risk of complications due to COVID-19 to take extra precautions and avoid closed spaces, crowded places and close contact settings.

Manitobans should wear masks in indoor settings where social distancing is not possible.

People with COVID-19 symptoms may contact Health Links - Info Santé for testing directions or go directly to a designated site to get tested.

 

For a detailed description of the four levels and what they mean to you, read Manitoba’s COVID-19 Response Level System Summary (pdf).

Pandemic Response System