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Health

Walk In Clinics

If you need to see a Doctor quickly, Agassiz Medical Centre located at 115-30 Stephen Street has walk-in clinics Monday to Friday, 11:30 am. to 7:30 p.m. Whenever you go to a clinic or emergency room you will be asked for your Manitoba Health Number.

Health Links

Health Links – Info Santé is a 24-hour, 7-days a week telephone information service. Staffed by registered nurses with the knowledge to provide answers over the phone to health care questions and guide you to the care you need. Call anytime 1-204-788-8200 or toll-free 1-888-315-9257.

Hospital Services

The Boundary Trails Health Centre is a 94 bed acute care regional facility. Services included are Home Care, Public Health, Mental Health, Emergency, Ambulatory Care Clinics, Intensive Care, Observation, Diagnostics, Laboratory, Medical, Surgery, Day Surgery, Obstetrics, Chemotherapy, Dialysis, Rehab/Assess and Rehab Services OT/PT, Speech and Audiology. It is located at the Junction of Highways #3 & #14 between Morden and Winkler.

For more information on the Boundary Trails Health Centre or how to get involved, contact the Boundary Trails Health Care Foundation.

Boundary Trails Health Centre

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services are available 24 hours a day at the Boundary Trails Health Centre located at the intersection of Highway 3 and Highway 14 between Morden & Winkler.  The Emergency Service should only be used in emergencies. Note: ambulance service is not covered by the government and could cost you more than $300. An ambulance should be called in life-threatening situations. Dial 911 if there is an emergency.

Boundary Trails Place

This following aerial photo shows the Boundary Trail Place, which is a “Medical Mall” for many services such as medical, massage therapy, eye care, chiropractics, fitness, physiotherapy, adult education, immigration etc.

Boundary Trail Place – Medical Mall

 

Family Doctors

Residents can visit their family doctor for routine health visits and general health problems at Agassiz Medical Centre, a modern health facility located at Boundary Trails Place. Appointments are required to see your family doctor or specialists but walk-in services are also offered during certain hours. For more information visit www.agassizmedicalcentre.com.

If you have health records from your country or province, bring them with you to show to your new doctor. This is especially important if you or your family requires immunizations or special treatment.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals with a significant training to use a broad range of treatment techniques for health promotion and treatment of injury and disease. Physiotherapists can help you regain and maintain your mobility, and manage your condition independently through a variety of treatments, including: exercise, manual therapy, acupuncture, therapeutic modalities, hydrotherapy, and more. The College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba (CPM) is the organization which regulates the practice of physiotherapy in Manitoba.

In Morden, there are two physiotherapy offices to serve you:

Morden Physiotherapy

484 Stephen Street Morden Manitoba, R6M 1Y9

204-822-OUCH(6824) admin@mordenphysiotherapy.ca

Pembina Valley Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centres – Morden

Unit B – 610 Thornhill Street, R6M1L3 Morden, MB 

204-822-9366

Chiropractors

Chiropractors provide care for musculo-skeletal ailments; acute and chronic conditions that include back and neck pain, headaches, sports and workplace injuries and motor vehicle accidents.

Chiropractic Treatment in Manitoba is partially covered by Manitoba Health Insurance. Chiropractors charge a fee for the portion not covered by medicare. Autopac (MPI), Workers Compensation Board and Department of Veterans Affairs all cover 100% of the cost of chiropractic treatments and do not require a referral from a medical doctor. Many employers in the area provide their employees with additional health care plans. These plans also cover chiropractic treatments.

In Morden, there are three chiropractic offices to serve you:

Boundary Trails Chiropractic Centre
1-34 Stephen St. Morden R6M 2G3
204-822-6464 Dr. Garry Murray
Grass Roots Chiropractic & Wellness Centre
384 Stephen St. Morden R6M 1T5
204-822-6770 Dr. Gary Malenchak
Morden Chiropractic Centre
515 Stephen St. Morden R6M 1E7
204-822-5403 Dr. Alain Kolt & Dr. Irene Oliviero

Dentists

Dental care is not covered under Manitoba Health Insurance. The cost of dental care is usually covered through cash payment by the patient or through privately purchased dental insurance. Some jobs offer package health benefit plans for their employees. In Morden, there are 2 clinics that provide dental service:

Boundary Trails Dental Centre
401 North Railway St.
204-822-6259
Care Dental Corporation
500-34 Stephen St.
204-822-5506

Focal Point

Eye Care

Eye Care is not covered under Manitoba Health Insurance. You have to pay all costs for eyeglasses, contact lenses and eye-care. If you are less than 19 or over 65 years old you can receive one free eye examination each year.

In Morden, there is one family Eye Care Centre to serve you:

Focal Point – Comprehensive Vision Care
32 Stephen Street
204-822-5478

Medication and Prescriptions

There are many different kinds of medicines that you can buy at a Drug Store (Pharmacy). Some medication can only be obtained by prescription while others can be bought over the counter. Medication is not covered by Manitoba Health Insurance. If you are unsure which medicine to buy, you can ask the pharmacist. Check with the pharmacist regarding PharmaCare assistance (government assistance based on income and amount of medication used.) In Morden, there are 3 Pharmacies to serve you:

Apothecary of Morden  204-822-5222
Pharmasave 204-822-4444
Shoppers Drug Mart 204-822-4403

Drinking Water

City tap water is regulated to meet health standards for drinking. Rural properties should not be sold without drinking water that passes government standards. If you are considering buying a property that is not connected to city or municipal water be sure to inquire about the water and find out if it passes government standards. Bottled water is found at many businesses in Morden.

Public Health

Public Health nurses provide a variety of services including immunizations for all ages, prenatal classes, postpartum home visitation and follow up, breast-feeding assistance, travel immunizations and are a good resource for health related questions.

Public Health Nurse 204-331-8841
Pregnancy Crisis Centre 204-822-9591

Tabor Home

Care for the Elderly

Tabor Home Inc.
230 9th Street South
Morden, MB
Phone 204-822-4848
Website: www.taborhome.ca

Tabor Home is a 60 bed Personal Care Home that provides services which include; Geriatric Services, Adult Day Care, Meals On Wheels and the Community Handi-Van.

Community Mental Health

Community Mental Health services are operated by Regional Health Authorities and assist people with mental health difficulties to develop coping and living skills and obtain other community services needed to meet their living needs and personal goals. For assistance or more information contact:

  • Community Mental Health 1-888-310-4593
  • After Hours Crisis Line 1-866-588-1697download (1)

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Funerals

Funeral expenses are the responsibility of the family. In Morden there is one funeral home to serve you:

Wiebe’s Funeral Home 204-822-4755