June 17, 2020
Public health officials advise there are two new cases of COVID-19 identified as of 9:30 a.m. today. The total number of lab-confirmed positive and probable positive cases in Manitoba is 306.
The data also shows:
- no individuals in hospital or intensive care;
- six active cases and 293 individuals who have recovered from COVID-19;
- the number of deaths due to COVID-19 remains at seven
- An additional 575 laboratory tests were performed yesterday. This brings the total number of tests performed since early February to 55,097.
IRTC in-office essential services schedule:
|June 15 – June 19, 2020:
Cindy Garson 431-334-8761
Alyssa Monkman 431-338-4349
Tosan Okorosobo 204-869-2082
Donna Thompson 204-302-0959
Liz Bone 204-782-3651
Unice Ross 204-795-7436
|June 22 – June 26, 2020: TBA|
|IRTC Wellness Team:
Sheri Gould 204-302-0078
Marcie Tavares 204-803-0700
Treena McPherson 204-302-1344
Alyssa Monkman 431-338-4349
Millie Anderson 204-891-3409
Martin McLean 204-280-0232
|Staff in Daily:
Karl Zadnik Interchange Finance
Donna Hall 204-792-2819
Leonard Amos 204 956-7413
All IRTC Staff are available continuously via email and cell phone should you need to contact them.
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If you are using gloves or masks, please discard these items accordingly.
IRTC Education Update
The program information and application guidelines for post secondary students are now available for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) program. Please go to the link below to learn more about the program details and to complete the checklist to determine if you are eligible. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/emergency-studentbenefit.html
Social Development Program
Provides support services to our I.R.T.C. communities which includes regular updates from Indigenous Services Canada and information in dealing with the Covid 19 crises. Local program delivery has changed to include workplace safety provisions for staff and clients and requires innovative ways for cheque and/or purchase order distribution in communities. Information and bulletins are sent to assist in these areas. Canada’s COVID 19 Economic Response Plan has raised questions for Income Assistance Administrators on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Information has been forwarded to communities for client information, community awareness, and provides direction on how the Income Assistance Program addresses clients in receipt of CERB.
The Pre-Employment Supports Program is ongoing. As restrictions open, programs will continue. Caseworkers available to accept applications. With social distancing measures in place, please call to make appointment.
The Wellness team developed an activity booklet for youth. The activity booklet includes fun activities
that include coloring, breathing techniques for anxiety and monitor feeling. The booklet is available to print for parents, frontline workers, teachers, and children to print and make copies. The booklet will be available on the Wellness Facebook page and on the IRTC web page. The booklet will be sent to all Health Centres affiliated with IRTC.