CFMWS is pleased to announce that all provinces and territories, except for Nunavut, have eliminated the 90-day wait period for military families.
Medical Services in Winnipeg
Manitoba Health Card must be applied for within 90 days of your arrival in Manitoba as your home province ceases to cover you after that time.
To apply for your Manitoba Health Card:
- Visit 300 Carlton Street, Winnipeg;
- Call 204-786-7101 or 1-800-392-1207; or
- Visit Manitoba Health
HOW TO FIND A DOCTOR IN WINNIPEG?
Calian Military Family Doctor Referral Program
Calian Health, in partnership with DND, is pleased to present the Calian Military Family Doctor Referral Program. The goal of this referral program is to expedite the process of obtaining a physician for military families when they are relocated and significantly reduce the number of military families without a family physician.
For more information on Calian, visit Calian Military Doctor Referral Program. A representative from Calian's Primacy team will be in touch to review your requirements and work with you to help you find a family phyiscian.
To register with Calian, fill this form and forward to Calian.
Family Doctor Finder Program
The Family Doctor Finder helps to connect Manitobans to a family doctor, nurse practitioner or paediatrician.
If you live in Manitoba and need a regular health care provider you can call the line to register with the program. When you call you will be asked for basic information about you, including where you live and your preferences for the type of provider (ex. gender, location, spoken language).
Phone: 204-786-7111 or 1-866-690-8260
For more information, visit Family Doctor Finder.
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) is one of the largest and most diverse health regions in Canada. It is responsible for providing health care to more than 700,000 people living in the City of Winnipeg as well as the surrounding Rural Municipalities of East and West St. Paul and the Town of Churchill, located in northern Manitoba.
Where should you go when you are sick or injured? Find your right care
For more information, visit Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Health Links - Info Santé -
Health Links - Info Santé is a telephone health information service staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by knowledgeable, experienced nurses and is free of charge everywhere in Manitoba. Call 204-788-8200 in Winnipeg, or 1-888-315-9257 toll free elsewhere in the province.
Dial a Dietician
Dial a Dietician is a province wide, confidential, free-of-charge service that offers you an easy way to connect with a registered dietician and get trusted advice on food and nutrition to help you and your family eat well, live well, and be healthy. Call 204-788-8248 in Winnipeg, or 1-877-830-2892 toll free elsewhere in the province. Personalized service is available Monday to Friday. Voice messaging is also available.
ACCESS Centres offer health and social services that vary from community to community. Services include front line health care from physicians of nurse practitioners to assistance with mental health, home care, employment and income assistance programs. There are 7 ACCESS Centres in Winnipeg
and one ACCESS Centre in Brandon.
Contact the MFRC for more resources.