Masking requirement in most Manitoba health-care settings to end: Shared Health – CTV

May 4, 2023

Masking requirements in Manitoba health-care settings will soon change according to Shared Health.

On Wednesday, Shared Health announced the need for masking will be lifted on May 10 in most health-care facilities throughout Manitoba.

“The changes in masking requirements are based on advice given by infection prevention and control experts and reflect the changes we’ve seen with virus transmission in our province over the past year,” said Monika Warren, Shared Health’s COO of provincially coordinated health services and its chief nursing officer, in a news release. “Care settings across the province will continue to be mask-friendly. Masks will be available to those who wish to wear them.”

Masks will still be required where care in being provided to vulnerable populations Shared Health said, like cancer and transplant patients.

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