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COVID-19 News Archive

CTV Winnipeg: Manitoba virologist discusses EG.5, new COVID-19 strain

August 16, 2023 — 
The emerging COVID-19 variant, known as EG.5, has been detected in Manitoba and may eventually become the dominant strain.

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students walking on the pedway on Fort Garry campus in summer time

Mask use encouraged, not required, for Summer Term 2023

April 24, 2023 — 
A message from Dr. Michael Benarroch, President and Vice-Chancellor


Dr. Marcia Anderson and Dr. Jillian Waruk stand at the podium at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Community governance essential for Manitoba’s race-based health data, speakers say

February 10, 2023 — 
BIPOC communities must have governance over race-based health data when Shared Health starts collecting it at hospitals, experts said at a community discussion event.

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Pop-up vaccine clinic comes to Fort Garry campus Feb. 1

January 18, 2023 — 
At Fort Garry campus on Wednesday, Feb. 1 from  11 am to 3 pm

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Winter on Fort Garry campus.

Mobile vaccine clinics at UM

November 21, 2022 — 
Offering COVID 19 vaccine and flu vaccines, no appointments necessary

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An illustration of Billy the Bison wearing a face mask.

Latest COVID-19 updates

November 9, 2022 — 
The existing masking mandate requires use of masks indoors - KN95 masks are highly recommended, but 3-ply medical masks are also acceptable.


‘COVID Time’ is a real thing, and it’s not good

September 21, 2022 — 
During the peak of the pandemic, and mid-lockdown, many people reported they felt their days dragged on, inducing fatigue and making some tasks almost unbearable during 'COVID time'

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An illustration of Billy the Bison wearing a face mask.


Be a good Bison!

September 7, 2022 — 
As we get together this September, we can all do our part to take care of each other and keep our campuses healthy and functioning by following UM Covid-19 protocols.


Students in masks walking on the Fort Garry campus

What’s open on both campuses

September 6, 2022 — 
Find the status of campus services and businesses, updated Sept. 6, 2022

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Dr. Brian Postl and Gary Solar stand on either side of the sculpture while conversing.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Sculpture gifted to UM salutes health-care heroes, female scientists

September 1, 2022 — 
A bronze sculpture has been installed on the Bannatyne campus in honour of all the health-care workers who have stepped up to fight COVID-19, and in tribute to women in medical science.

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